Jessica Bond 4 posts
Jess joined FF2 Media as a 2020 graduate of Temple University's journalism program. She has a passion for the arts and using writing as a tool to spread awareness on social issues, independent and small artists. She is a 2021-2022 Fulbright recipient to the University of Sussex, getting her MA in Media and Cultural Studies. She hopes to become an international journalist focusing on local communities and showing the beauty within them.

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‘Really Rough Scrubbing Brush’ Takes Aim at “Blackfishing”

Olivia Sterling painting Pasty Legs Begone from Really Rough Scrubbing Brush
Olivia Sterling's Really Rough Scrubbing Brush discusses the politicization of plus-size Black bodies in media.
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Met’s ‘The New Woman Behind the Camera’: Photographers Who Always Inspire

Flood Relief, Louisville, Kentucky at The New Woman Behind the Camera
The Met is showcasing The New Woman Behind the Camera, highlighting the 1920s-1950s women photographers who inspired generations.
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Niki de Saint Phalle at MOMA: Structures for Life

The Women’s Liberation Movement of the late 1960s and 1970s defined a generation of women. It marked a time when women’s rights such as abortion and access to equal pay were at the forefront. During this time, women used literature and the arts to spread awareness of these issues. One of the leading artists that inspired change ranging from artists to ordinary women during the Women’s Liberation Movement was Niki de Saint Phalle.… read more.

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Lorraine O’Grady’s ‘Both/And’ at the Brooklyn Museum

The binary of “either/or” can be seen in almost every facet of everyday life. Whether it is through the social construct of gender or the societal construction of race, the creation of the binary has often led to the idea of superiority, ultimately leading to concepts such as misogyny and racism that currently run rampant in today’s society.… read more.

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