Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal El Saadawi October 28, 2016 Shooting by the Nile in Egypt with cameraman Daniel Meyers for a new film with the legendary Egyptian feminist writer, Nawal El Saadawi. Now 85, Nawal has published 60 books – written in Arabic, many translated into English and...
Georgia O’Keeffe And Lake George

Georgia O’Keeffe And Lake George

Georgia O’Keeffe And Lake George May 7, 2016 I’m superstitious about talking about projects until they are completed – I learned this from my friend Val Wilmer, the jazz photographer & writer, who wouldn’t divulge what she was working on til it was done – testing...
‘Russia and the Arts’ (NPG, London)

‘Russia and the Arts’ (NPG, London)

‘Russia and the Arts’ (NPG, London) March 16, 2016 THE AGE OF TOLSTOY AND TCHAIKOVSKY – AND (GREAT!) SOME WOMEN TOO … To the press launch today of this thrilling small show at the National Portrait Gallery, London. It was genuinely exciting to be in the...
2015: My Year of Festivals

2015: My Year of Festivals

2015: My Year of Festivals December 20, 2015 JANUARY: OSLO In January I made tracks to WORLD WOMAN in Oslo. This was a gathering of trouble-makers and peace-makers, activists and artists, billed as Courage and Creativity – Voices of Women Worldwide. It was the...
Remembering ‘Spare Rib’

Remembering ‘Spare Rib’

Remembering ‘Spare Rib’ May 29, 2015 Encouraging and expressing women’s creativity was always at the heart of the Spare Rib project. During the time I was there, 1974-80, I would say that we saw making the magazine as a creative act in itself. It wasn’t a question of...