A short essay on prehistoric female hunters and how they have been ignored in the academic world: ‘Bewijzen voor vrouwelijke jagers zijn er al jaren, maar toch worden ze niet gezien.’
In 2022, for the first time in Dutch history, there were as many female ministers as male ministers. A historical highlight. Unfortunately, women’s emancipation in politics does not end here. We still have a long way to go to really achieve gender equality in Dutch politics.
Woodstock was a world famous music festical, held in 1969, and has gotten much attention in the past and present. Held in the same year, the Harlem Cultural Festival, never got the same kind of attention. With his directoral debut, Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson tries to pull the festival from the clutches of oblivion. Dirk Hooier watched and reviewed ‘Summer of Soul’.
Why do we see so few female artists in museums? Despite social and institutional barriers, there have definitely been women who were successful in the art world. It’s time to shed more light on these women and to do justice to this often neglected part of (art) history.