Category: Explore

How is space gendered?

A central question for feminists involved in the built environment in the 1970s and ’80s was trying to unravel how we could analyse the gendering of space, across a multitude of complexities and intangibles. The word sexism had not yet been invented, and the commonsense assumption within architecture was that built space was neutral and Read More

What makes an archive feminist?

When Julia Dwyer and I started discussing what made an archive ‘feminist’ – and in particular one that was about architecture – we came to this problem as people with little experience of archiving. Instead we were interested because of our very involvement in what we were aiming to archive – the works of Matrix Read More