Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Lesbian Nation, January 1973 [Women Choose Women Exhibition]

Item

T81_1_35.jpg

Title

Lesbian Nation, January 1973 [Women Choose Women Exhibition]

Subject

Women Choose Women Exhibition, Interviews, Art

Description

This recording consists of informal interviews and a narrated tour conducted by Martha Shelly as she walks through the museum on the opening of the Women Choose Women exhibit at the New York Cultural Center. Martha Shelley interviews important people tied to this exhibit such as Mario Amaya, director of the New York Cultural Center. Anne Kang, an activist who discusses work with her fellow activists to protest discrimination against work created by women at the Museum of Modern Art and the organization of what would become the Women Choose Women exhibition.

Artist Muriel Castanis, a self described “sculpturette” shares her enthusiasm for the exhibition and the New York Cultural Center for hosting it. After the conclusion of this section, Martha Shelley conducts a walking tour of the exhibition and discusses selected works that stood out to her. She bumps into Janet Kogan and asks about her works and how they became part of the show.

Date

01/12/1973

Extent

0:20:06

Language

English

Identifier

T8_1_35

Provenance

Gift of Martha Shelley

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Interviewer

Shelley, Martha

Host

Shelley, Martha

Physical Format

Open reel audiotape (71/2)

Digital Format

audio/wav

Citation

“Lesbian Nation, January 1973 [Women Choose Women Exhibition],” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed May 24, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/920.