EXHIBITION & FUNDRAISER
Women on important positions like mayors, politicians, talk show hosts, musicians, all get a lot of sexist dirt thrown at them. Women are called hysterical, while men in the same situation are called bold….
It’s structural, it’s normalized, it’s everyday sexism.
This. Must. Stop.
That’s why Nasty Women Amsterdam organised a second art exhibition & fundraiser in Amsterdam. It was a huge succes! €20.000 ($22,000) was raised for charity.
A big thank you to all the artists who donated their art and the people who bought the artworks. We made a great statement against sexism.
235 INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
Artists from all over the world participate in this iconic exhibition in the very city center of Amsterdam. From South Africa to New Zealand, ages 20 to 80, all genders, world famous and starting: Marlene Dumas, TINKEBELL., Terry Rodgers, Silvia B, Sacha de Boer, Berend Strik, Sarah Maple, Hester Scheurwater, Anouk Griffioen, Max Kisman, Inge Aanstoot, Sylvana Simons, Barbara Broekman, Maxime Duvall, Liz Nielsen, to name a few. So come and buy your artwork!
100% OF SALES WILL GO TO CHARITY
• Elance Academy: Girls inspire Women, Women inspire Girls
• Doctors of the World: Birth control consultation for undocumented women
BRING MONEY, BUY ART, BE GOOD
Newspaper Het Parool, Monday December 16, 2019
Watch the debat program ‘I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss’ at De Balie (Dutch)
Newspaper Het Parool, December 8, 2019 (Dutch)
WHERE & WHEN?
De Balie debate center
1017 RR Amsterdam, Netherlands
December 8-15, 2019
Opening reception December 8, 2019, 4-8 pm.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12 am-7 pm
Finissage December 15, 2019, 4 pm.
I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss.
Stop sexism towards women at the top.
With: TINKEBELL., Stella Bergsma, Sharon Gesthuizen, Els van der Plas, Myrthe Hilkens and Airco Caravan. Moderated by Ianthe Mosselman.
December 8, 8.30 PM Info & Tickets
#teamFemke consists of TINKEBELL., Airco Caravan, Kim van Keken, Jamila Aanzi, Maaike Vallenduuk, Anita Groenink, Angela Carper, Lola ‘t Hart, Marcella van der Kruk, Marije Lighthart, Matthea de Jong, Natascha van Weezel, Natasja van den Berg, Miriam Hulsmann and Josilda da Conceição
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Why Nasty Women / #teamFemke? Read the press release (Dutch)
FIRST EDITION – BACK IN 2017:
184 Nasty Women artists m/f from 27 countries, 240 artworks from € 1 – € 200. During the exhibition and auction €16.000 ($17,000) was raised. This is the Amsterdam sister of Nasty Women NYC, a group exhibition that serves to demonstrate solidarity among artists who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, and abortion rights. It also served as a fundraiser to support Women on Waves, COC Amsterdam and She Decides.
Nasty Women NYC was started by Roxanne Jackson and Jessamyn Fiore with a Facebook post that read:
Hello female artists/curators! Lets organize a NASTY WOMEN group show!!! Who’s interested???
The massive response has taken this call to arms into an ever expanding network of Nasty Women Artists & Art Organizers all around the world. See Other Nasty Venues.
In the Netherlands we experience more intolerance and populism. Just before the elections we want to show our solidarity with women’s rights, LGBTQ, individual rights. This exhibition is a fundraiser, all sales will go to charity: Women on Waves, COC Amsterdam & Shedecides.eu