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I spent many blissful, albeit tedious at times hours with Kate Millet on the top floor of the Woman's Building in L.A., putting paper mache and paint on those "Naked Ladies" that eventually adorned the top of the Woman's Building in L.A. It was…

Working with the other artists in the Waitresses was a most wonderful experience for me. I was a little intimidated at first because the other women had much more experience expressing themselves as feminists.
Eventually, I found I was able to set…

A photo by Linda Eber in my home studio during my time at the FSW.

This is Knife Dance.I created this dance for one of Deena's Writing classes.

Photo Stephen Speidel.

Poster by Anne Gauldin for a dance by Katja Biesanz with the Natural Movers.

This early 1970’s leaflet publicized the 3rd annual New Year’s dance of The Lesbian Tide, a feminist lesbian national newspaper based in L.A. at the WB. The building was the hub of feminism, art, and political causes for thousands of women from…

Interviewing Angela Davis at the Grandview Woman's Building in 1974 (as the Human Rights Editor of The 'L.A. Free Press') was how I began to understand the global oppression of women of color.
Meeting early feminist and lesbian leaders at WB—like…

Film night, Momenta Art Brooklyn, 2009, Faith Wilding and Mira Schor discuss time spent at Cal Arts making Womanhouse, to a crowded room

Painted facade of Momenta Art, Brooklyn for the exhibition "The Mood Back Home" by Toofly and AM

The idea that art could carry a political sentiment seemed revolutionary to my teenage self in 1985. When I saw the film Womanhouse by Johanna Demetrakas at a small college theater in Maine, I had no prior context for the piece. Other than my…