The AWITA Journal is a regularly-updated platform, listing unique and original content that we hope is of interest to both members and friends of AWITA. We are delighted to highlight AWITA members on our journal, as well as weekly reading recommendations and highlights of the collection of the New Hall Collection. The New Hall Art Collection is a permanent collection of modern and contemporary art by women at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.
This months AWITA book recommendations: The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir, Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being by Susana Martínez Vidal
AWITA is delighted to announce our second institutional partner The Fine Art Group! Our spotlight this month goes to: Enam Gbewonyo, Aurélie Maw, Dea Vanagan, Bernadine Bröcker Wieder (not yet published).
AWITA reading recommendation: Women, Art, and Society by Whitney Chadwick, 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (In That Order) by Bridget Quinn
The most significant art events: Frieze London with female-centric programm and Harpers Bazaar Art Week's panel discussion with speakers: Valeria Napaleone, Martina Batovic and Lisa Schiff
This month we are starting with our AWITA 'Mentoring Programme walk and talk’. Our Mentors include art world professionals with 10 years of experience in visual arts.
For this months reading list we have highlighted: The Dark Side of The Boom: The Excesses of the Art Market in the 21st Century by Georgina Adam, The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan.
This month we start with AWITA members Christmas Drinks event at Blain|Southern. Looking forward to next year' January Balance, in Spring 2019, we are delighted to be hosting a practical skills-based workshop with RADA and our members trip to Scotland.
For our Christmas reading list we choose: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.