Women artists portrait photography

Women artists portraits

Proyect photography

As a woman artist, I have discovered quite late that what seemed to me to be a normality (having access to university, studying the arts, deciding whether or not to have children, seeing women in decision-making positions) is actually something that goes back a few decades.
That women have been historically excluded from places of study, spaces of power and political decision-making, as well as from the study and professional practice of the arts. In most cases, they have been confined to the sphere of reproduction of the species and domestic culture. When they have tried to follow the artistic path, they have done so in many cases in religious spheres.
It is not strange that, having little access and recognition when they sought to realize themselves in artistic spaces dominated by men, they have been removed from the path of “important“ “official“ art, or that many of their expressions and activities have been seen as “second rate“.

Because the privileges that we have today, are quite new, because there is still a lot to be seen and recognized, for those women who fight doubly for their work, I have decided to begin this series of women artists.

Catalina Murillo, 2022, Costa Rica, writer, novelist Foto © Maria Rapela
Amelia Nin, 2019, Berlin, Textil Artist Foto © Maria Rapela
Mara Mahía, 2021, Berlin, writer, novelist Foto © Maria Rapela
Jeanna Serikbayeva, 2020, Berlin, Dancer and choreographer Foto © Maria Rapela
Karina Villavicencio, 2019, Berlin, Visual artist and Performance artist Foto © Maria Rapela
Kysy Fischer, 2019, Berlin, Actress, Theater Director Foto © Maria Rapela
Annick Shadeck, 2021, Berlin, Dancer and choreographer Foto © Maria Rapela
María Barceló, 2019, Berlin, Actress Foto © Maria Rapela
Elsye Suquilanda, 2019, Berlin, Poet, Performance artist Foto © Maria Rapela
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