emma sulkowicz

Emma Sulkowicz Will Answer (Almost) Any Question At Her First Solo Gallery Show

The rest, you’ll have to direct toward the Emmatron.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 16, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Columbia Students Aren’t Too Pleased With New “Consent Is Bae” Campaign

Students at Columbia are upset because of a new awareness campaign around the issue of consent started by the school’s Sexual Violence Response(SVR) organization. As reported by Jezebel, a tipster…

Megan Reynolds | August 26, 2015 - 2:17 pm

Emma Sulkowicz’s “Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol”: An Explainer

Here’s everything you need to know to understand Sulkowicz’s new artwork.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 5, 2015 - 1:25 pm

35 Things About Chuck Johnson That May Or May Not Be True, Who Knows???

In the spirit of Chuck Johnson’s style of journalism, here are some sentences that include the words “Chuck Johnson.”

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 3, 2015 - 1:30 pm

“Mattress Girl” Matters, Whether Meghan Daum Has Had “Enough” Or Not

“Time for young feminists to …”

So starts the headline on Meghan Daum’s latest Los Angeles Times column, a sure sign that the nosy-neighbor finger-wagging was just getting started…

Katrin Higher | May 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Female Genital Mutilation Rates Have Doubled In The U.S.

Rates of female genital mutilation in America have doubled in the past 10 years. (Newsweek)

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 6, 2015 - 6:20 pm

Emma Sulkowicz Will Attend The State Of The Union Address

Columbia University artist Emma Sulkowicz, who has been carrying her dorm mattress in protest of campus rape, will be attending the State of the Union Address. [ArtNet]
Chimamanda…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm

“I’m A Feminist,” Claims Accused Rapist Who Sparked Columbia’s Mattress Protests

Unless you go to Columbia University, you probably don’t know the name Paul Nungesser. You do, however, know the woman who accused him of rape: Emma Sulkowicz, who has been…

Robyn Pennacchia | December 22, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Carry That Weight Activists Leave Columbia A Mattress-Sized Check For The Fine Leveled On Their Protest

In October, Carry That Weight activists — who are helping Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz carry a mattress similar to the one on which she was raped in order to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 16, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Emma Sulkowicz’s Anti-Rape Performance Artwork Carry That Weight Has Topped Vulture’s List Of 2014’s Best Art Shows

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz’s art performance, Carry That Weight, has topped Vulture’s list of 2014’s best art shows — beating out even Kara Walker’s widely acclaimed A Subtletly. Sulkowicz has…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 11, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Efforts To Ban Same-Day Registration And Early Voting Are Voter Suppression

The effort to ban same-day voter registration and early voting amounts to massive voter suppression. [Slate]
PurrVerse columnist Kitty Stryker gives a thorough, nuanced analysis of all the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 29, 2014 - 5:30 pm

CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Accusations Of Abuse

Canadian Broadcasting Company host Jian Ghomeshi was fired over allegations of abuse. Three women say that Ghomeshi was violent towards them before and during sexual encounters they say were…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm
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