Mapping Feminism - Helena Walsh

Helena Walsh2014

Live Art Development Agency (LADA)

Live Art Development Agency (LADA)
London, United Kingdom

This map, commissioned by LADA, represents a personal journey through Live Art and Feminism. Here, artist and activist Helena Walsh represents works which have influenced her drawn with her own menstrual blood.

Map Key:
List of performances clockwise from the top left:

Suzanne Lacy and Leslie Labowitz, ‘In Mourning and In Rage,’ Los Angeles City Hall (1977)
Ana Mendieta, ‘Silueta Works,’ (1973-78)
Elvira Santamaría Torres, 8-hour performance as part of LABOUR, Void Gallery Derry/Londonderry (2012)

Shilpa Gupta, Untitled, (2001) - (the clothesline)

Áine Phillips, ‘Red Weight,’ Project 06, Salthill Promenade, Galway (2006)

Amanda Coogan, ‘The Sacred Heart,’ (2002)

Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A. – intervention at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, London (2014)

Chrissie Cadman, 8-hour performance as part of LABOUR, The Lab, Dublin (2012)

Sinéad O’Donnell, ‘erasing HER history,’ part of EXTRA, The Academy of San Carlos, Mexico (2013)

Aideen Barry, ‘Whatgoesaroundcomesaround,’ The Granary Theatre, Cork, (2005)

Kira O’Reilly, ‘Wet Cup,’(2000)

Regina José Galindo, ‘Who can erase the traces?,’ performed between the Court of Constitutionality and the National Palace, Guatemala (2003)


  • Title: Mapping Feminism - Helena Walsh
  • Creator: Helena Walsh
  • Date Created: 2014

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