Mierle Laderman Ukeles Ecofeminist Art is More Relevant than Ever

One Green Planet Feb 09, 2021

Ecofeminism flourished in the 1960s and ‘70s, born of Second Wave feminism and the burgeoning environmental movement. Ecofeminism is both a political philosophy and artistic movement.

Ecofeminist artists emphasize the interconnection of nature and society. Many express skepticism of the idea of Western progress, exploring the role Western science has played in the subjugation of women and the destruction of the planet. And they draw inspiration from indigenous cultures, seeking alternatives to Western capitalist and patriarchal paradigms.

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