THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | FESTIVAL
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN was established in 2010 with its first festival in 2011. For 12 years THE VOICE OF A WOMAN has amplified the works of women from around the world in film and fine art, exhibiting works to public and industry audiences, along with talks exploring craft and process.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | AWARDS
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN AWARDS were first presented in 2012 at the National Portrait Gallery in London and presented each year since at such venues as the Museum of Modern Art - MoMA in New York City.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN AWARD has been received by such artists as: Shirin Neshat, Ming Smith, Grace Jones, Kim Longinotto, Deeyah Khan, So Yong Kim and others.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | TALKS SERIES
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN TALKS are delivered throughout the year featuring contemporary artists, filmmakers, writers, and thought-leaders sharing their works, process, journeys and the things that matter most to them, informing their works.
Just a few of the artists featured have been:
Shirin Neshat, Grace Jones, Nina Menkes, Germaine Greer, So Yong Kim, Adepero Oduye, and others.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | CANNES FRANCE
Each year THE VOICE OF A WOMAN presents its VOICE OF A WOMAN TALKS SERIES and exhibition of short films made by women filmmakers internationally during the Cannes Film Festival and Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity to bring the works of women filmmakers to the attention of industry decision-makers, pushing for greater gender and racial diversity in mainstream film and visual communications.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | ART FOR CHANGE
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | ART FOR CHANGE features artists who want to make a difference. Funds raised from each festival are distributed to selected charities internationally as well as supporting international art projects run by THE VOICE OF A WOMAN and delivered in to schools, universities and under-served communities of need internationally (even a Syrian refugee camp in France).
Over the years THE VOICE OF A WOMAN has partnered with Amnesty International, UNICEF, Human Rights Watch and other NGO's using the power of film and the arts to educate, question, explore, empower, move and inspire.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN has delivered art projects to communities in: Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania, Jamaica, United Kingdom and the United States.
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THE VOICE OF A WOMAN Founder & Curator: Maureen A. Bryan