This is an Emergency!
This is an Emergency!
Letterpress, Linocut, Offset print, Silkscreen
18 × 11 in
JustSeeds Artists' Cooperative
Ladyfingers Letterpress, Third Termite
Clamshell box, Cloth case
CollectionCollection Development, Print Portfolios
College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University
Library of Congress (LoC)
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room
The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
University of Delaware Library
University of Miami
University of Michigan, Special Collections
University of Pittsburgh
University of Washington Libraries
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
This collection highlights the visual art and stories of people most affected by these issues- women, queer-identified, and transgendered artists and organizers. Reproductive rights and gender justice are in a state of emergency. This is a collection of responses to this crisis through visual art and interviews.
This collection features artists from the Justseeds Artist’s Cooperative, Grand Prix winner of the 28th International Biennial of Graphic Arts. The written essays are presented in the form of a small hand-sewn zine. This aspect of the project has an inter-generational component; people in their 20s and 30s interviewed their mentors and elders. Among those interviewed are Heather Booth and Judith Arcana of the historic Jane Abortion Collective in Chicago, Peg Johnston of The Abortion Conversation Project, Judy Kashoff, Gina Glantz, choreographer Ken Rinker, Virginia Reath, and Elizabeth Esris. Also included is Susan Simensky Bietila’s comic The Briday Fair which was originally printed in World War 3 Illustrated. Women, feminists, gay, and queer-identified people are largely absent from most historical texts, and within this document we share our stories. This collection includes personal narratives as well as the life experiences of people working for equality through political and grassroots movement work.
A collection of 17 artist prints and 9 inter-generational essays in a custom cloth-bound clamshell box. Curated by Meredith Stern.