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Reading List: Femmes

A reading list of writing by and about femmes from Burnaway's archives compiled by the magazine's editors.
Maia Mitchell (Angela) and Camila Morrone (Jessie) in Never Going Back (2018, dir. Augustine Frizzell).

A reading list about and by femmes, compiled by Burnaway’s editors.

Interview: Danielle Deadwyler on Stripping and Autonomy

April 15, 2015

Annabella Jean-Laurent talks with Danielle Deadwyler about high performance, high endurance, and the Black female body.

Vivian Maier: Lost and Found

July 7, 2014

Photographer Chip Simone discusses the misconceptions about and stewardship of the legacy of Vivian Maier and her work.

Sheila Pree Bright: In the Eye of Change

June 24, 2015

Shantay Robinson profiles Sheila Pree Bright as they take a walk through Downtown Atlanta.

To Each Concrete Woman: Thoughts on the Life and Work of Ree Morton

July 31, 2015

Artist Budd Dees reflects on the work of 1970s sculptor Ree Morton.

Sara Hornbacher: Screen Queen

March 14, 2018

Discrit co-founder Chris Fernald spent an afternoon with Atlanta based video artist Sara Hornbacher.

Girls on Film: A Summer of Films about Girls

September 1, 2018

Felicia Feaster reflects on a summer of extra ordinary femmes in the summer’s Indies, including Ladybird, Skate Kitchen, Never Goin’ Back.

Baby, Let’s Play House: Joni Mabe in Georgia

January 27, 2019

Annie Moye heads up to Cornelia, Georgia, to visit Joni Mabe, who runs the Everything Elvis Museum and the Loudermilk Boarding House Museum.

Good Hair: Akosua Adoma Owusu at CAC New Orleans

December 11, 2019

New Orleans editor Kristina Kay Robinson gazes onto the cinematic third space invented by Ghanian filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu.

Down in Yalobusha: Coulter Fussell in Water Valley, Mississippi

January 9, 2020

Carson Keith profiles the textile worker in her hometown for in this reprint from Stranger, Harder, Brighter, our 2019 print annual.


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