March Media Map: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
Updated: Jun 1
Enrich your reading of Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi by exploring related music, books, TV, film, podcasts & social media accounts, with additional resources & articles to check out!
Hardcover Hotties Collaborative Playlist
My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes: Uncensored Iranian Voices by Lila Azam Zanganeh
Sex and Lies by Leïla Slimani
The Veil: Women Writers on Its History, Lore, and Politics by Jennifer Heath
Whipping Girl by Julia Serano ♥
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal
My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness by Kabi Nagata
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
Kiss and Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 by MariNaomi
The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century by Amia Srinivasan
Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: Women and Desire in the Age of Consent by Katherine Angel
Sexed Up: How Society Sexualizes Us, and How We Can Fight Back by Julia Serano
Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran by Shahrnush Parsipur
Women, Art, and Literature in the Iranian Diaspora by Mehraneh Ebrahimi
*♥ Previous Hardcover Hottie “Book of the Month” Pick!
Anonymous group of female artists, helped inaugurate feminist movement in the wider sphere of Western art
Protested gender and racial inequalities in the art world/greater art historical canon
Remixes the female nude and subverts the male gaze– a viewpoint dominant in the genre of the female nude– to give agency to her sitters
Signature use of rhinestones
Diaspora For Iran
A.I.R. Gallery is the United States’ first non-profit, alternative arts space run by women. This 2018 show reinvestigates the 1980 show, Dialectics of Isolation: An Exhibition of Third World Women Artists of the United States.
TV & Film
Sex Education (2019)
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Radioactive (2019) → directed by Marjane!
The Gang of Jotas (2012) → ALSO directed by Marjane!
All About My Mother (1999)
Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)
Podcasts & Video Essays
This podcast explores philosopher and author Amia Srinivasan’s work surrounding sex work, pornography, and sexual liberation!
Hear more from Marjane Satrapi accompanied by the world renown graphic novelist Art Spiegelman, author of Maus.
Accounts to Follow
Articles to Check Out
On Marjane Satrapi’s Early #MeToo Novel | Literary Hub
Laura Mulvey’s Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema → where the term “male gaze” comes from, seminal essay in feminist film history
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