New York | Untitled Magazine Article
Event + performance for New York State with Marilyn Artus, Indira Cesarine and Katherine Crockett along with The League of Women Voters of Albany County New York
July 17th, 2019 // 2 pm
Albany Institute of History & Art Museum
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, New York
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment to take place in 2020, “HER FLAG” is an art project encompassing 36 states/stripes on a U.S. flag by 36 female artists to honor the women who fought for the right to vote. When Her Flag is completed in August of 2020, it will be a 36 stripe flag (with each stripe by a different artist), and one for each of the ratifying states that turned the 19th amendment into law. The project will celebrate women including Ida B Wells, Mary McLeod Bethune, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Forten Purvis and so many more. All these women took a part in the women’s suffrage movement which ratified the vote for women 100 years ago.
Partner artists of note include Utah’s Jann Haworth, pioneer of fiber art sculpture in the 1960s and best known for co-designing The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover, for which she received a Grammy. Nicole LaRue will be creating the stripe for New Hampshire. Nicole designed the official Women’s March on Washington logo and was recently interviewed by CNN about the design. Rora Blue of California will be representing her state and is best known for her social media presence. Rora Blue has collected over 36,000 unsent text messages from people all over the world for her The Unsent Project. Artist, Indira Cesarine, who is representing New York State’s stripe, is not only the editor-in-chief of The Untitled Magazine, she is also a multimedia artist and founder of The Untitled Space art gallery, which has been celebrated for its feminist exhibitions, including ONE YEAR OF RESISTANCE, and UPRISE ANGRY WOMEN, among many others.