• Detail from Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation, Themis in the Birdcage (photographic still from The Rape of the Sabine Women), 2005. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Eve Sussman/Rufus Corporation.

    Detail from Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation, Themis in the Birdcage (photographic still from The Rape of the Sabine Women), 2005. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Eve Sussman/Rufus Corporation.

    Detail from Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation, Themis in the Birdcage (photographic still from The Rape of the Sabine Women), 2005. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Eve Sussman/Rufus Corporation.

  • Detail from Marina Abramović  The Hero, 2001. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Marina Abramović, Courtesy the Marina Abramović Archives.

    Detail from Marina Abramović The Hero, 2001. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Marina Abramović, Courtesy the Marina Abramović Archives.

    Detail from Marina Abramović The Hero, 2001. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Marina Abramović, Courtesy the Marina Abramović Archives.

  • Detail from Adriana Varejão, Qualquer Coisa, 1998. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Adriana Varejão.

    Detail from Adriana Varejão, Qualquer Coisa, 1998. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Adriana Varejão.

    Detail from Adriana Varejão, Qualquer Coisa, 1998. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Adriana Varejão.

  • Detail from Nikki S. Lee, The Hip Hop Project (1), 2001. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Nikki S. Lee.

    Detail from Nikki S. Lee, The Hip Hop Project (1), 2001. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Nikki S. Lee.

    Detail from Nikki S. Lee, The Hip Hop Project (1), 2001. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Nikki S. Lee.

  • Detail from Hellen van Meene, Untitled (79), 2000. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Hellen van Meene and Yancey Richardson Gallery.

    Detail from Hellen van Meene, Untitled (79), 2000. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Hellen van Meene and Yancey Richardson Gallery.

    Detail from Hellen van Meene, Untitled (79), 2000. NMWA, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection. ©Hellen van Meene and Yancey Richardson Gallery.

  • Detail from Shirin Neshat, On Guard, from the “Turbulent” series, 1996. NMWA, Gift of the Tony Podesta Collection. ©Shirin Neshat.

    Detail from Shirin Neshat, On Guard, from the “Turbulent” series, 1996. NMWA, Gift of the Tony Podesta Collection. ©Shirin Neshat.

    Detail from Shirin Neshat, On Guard, from the “Turbulent” series, 1996. NMWA, Gift of the Tony Podesta Collection. ©Shirin Neshat.

Photography from NMWA: Terrains of the Body @ Whitechapel

Photography from NMWA: Terrains of the Body, opens to the public on 18 January 2017 at Whitechapel Gallery. Terrains of the Body features photographs and a video created by seventeen contemporary artists from five continents.  The artists extend the scope of feminist performances, body art, and videos from the 1970s. In turning their cameras to women—including themselves—they embrace the female body as a practical and vital medium for expressing identity, reflecting individual and collective experiences, and forming narratives.  

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