In the media

101 Vagina in the media

Front page of MX Newspaper

The complaints to council and police about the 101 Vagina Exhibition in Redfern, Sydney got on the front page of MX Newspaper on Friday 28th June 2013.

Circulation: ~90,000
Readership: ~300,000

The people who complained had no idea how much they would be helping with publicity :)

The article in not online, so you’ll need to click on the second image to see it large and read it.

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Click on the below image to see it full size.

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The gallery complied with police requests to cover first the windows and then the garage door. Many people expressed outrage that events in our society can be so skewed by complaints from a small minority.IMG_7690 1000px-2

 

 

 

Book Review: Ciao Magazine

101 Vagina Book review and article in Ciao Magazine online today. Print version will follow.

Gutsy to use an image showing a vagina page from the book!

See the article here: http://www.ciaomagazine.com.au/101-lady-gardens/

Also, see this article in Ciao about children and the 101 Vagina project:
http://www.ciaomagazine.com.au/rant-children-come-out-of-vaginas-but-are-not-allowed-to-see-them/

Ciao Magazine 2013-06-27

2SER 107.3FM radio interview

On the evening of the Monday that we bumped the 101 Vagina Exhibition in to the 107 Projects gallery we headed over to the nearby 2SER studios on Broadway in Sydney.

In their own words: “Double X is an irreverent feminist program that explores everything from pop culture to politics from a female perspective. Break outside the mainstream mold and listen to female voices talk about issues that concern all women.”

I enjoy interviews and it was great to meet and discuss the issues with the show’s passionate hosts.

About the program they wrote:

“In anticipation for Saturday’s Festival of the Vagina, we spoke with photographer Phillip Werner about vaginas and how he went about recruiting women for his project 101 Vagina.

101 Vagina is a new coffee table book with photographs of 101 women’s vaginas accompanied by the women’s stories. Brigitte Garozzo, from the Polyamory Action Lobby joins us for this interesting chat about the politics of what is a vagina.”

Please follow the below link or listen to the podcast here.

http://www.2ser.com/component/k2/item/4046-vagina-festival

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101 Vagina on ABC Radio National

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101 Vagina is featured in this week’s The Body Sphere program presented by Amanda Smith on ABC Radio National.

The program goes to air today, Sunday 14 April 2013 at 5pm and the full show is available for download as an mp3 podcast here.

Besides the interview with myself and one of the participants, Rubydale, the program includes a review of the book “God’s Doodle” by Tom Hickman and an audio recording of a man undergoing a vasectomy as it is being performed.

The 101 Vagina interview starts at 18m:03s into the show. Below I have included just the 101 Vagina part.