Hella Feminist

The Oakland Museum of California Delivers a Defiant Feminist Narrative

WORDS BY NAVYA POTHAMSETTY

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OAKLAND — VISUAL ARTS — Issue 10

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) launched Hella Feminist in late July, an exhibit exploring the fight for gender equity with focus on the San Francisco Bay Area. By incorporating perspectives often excluded from knowledge production and preservation, the exhibit challenges dominant historical and cultural conceptions of feminism. From the show’s curation to its creative partnerships, Hella Feminist imparts a holistic, fresh, and community-focused approach to understanding feminism and gender.


“There’s some really incredible artwork in this exhibition,” said Hella Feminist co-curator and OMCA Curator of art...

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Female Riveters Working

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