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Jemima Kirke talks letting go of Girls and body positivity

Arts+CultureNews

Watch the actor detail working on her confidence and tackling the ill-concieved perceptions of her based on her famous TV persona Jessa, while removing one item of clothing at a time

Daniela Rossell, Terrains of the Body, Whitechapel Gallery

Marina Abramović, Nan Goldin appear in all-woman show

Arts+CultureLightbox

Seventeen artists from five continents come together to share photographs and videos that celebrate how women see themselves and the world around them

Ingrid Goes West

It could be the best Sundance yet – 10 films you need to see

Arts+CultureTop Ten

This year’s lineup has it all: a vegetarian-turned-cannibal, a cam whore, a chubby white rapper and an Instagram celebrity

Chicano, a film by Louis Ellison and Jacob Hodgkinson

Lifting the lid on Japan’s underground Chicano culture

Arts+CultureFirst Look

We premiere a film that looks at how Japan’s underground is channelling a culture often negatively associated with LA street gangs and Lowrider cars

Shia LaBeouf

shia

the #interview

millie bobby brown

millie

true heroine

Beyonce's Formation

Beyoncé comes out in support of the anti-Trump Women’s March

Arts+CultureNews

‘We can make our voices heard’

gonegirl

How to be a cool, chill girl who is Cool and Chill

Arts+CultureOpinion

The stereotype of the cool, chill girl is that she is cool with sports, cool with Die Hard and cool with going with the flow – crucially though, she’s also a myth

Werk for Peace

The queer activists throwing a party at Mike Pence’s house

Arts+CultureQ+A

We speak to Werk for Peace, a powerful group using dance to confront the incoming vice-president and his anti-LGBTQI agenda

Planned Parenthood doc

Lena Dunham and Hari Nef narrate Planned Parenthood mini-doc

Arts+CultureNews

The Girls creator and model/activist are also joined by Meryl Streep, Mindy Kaling and more in the animated tribute

Robert Mapplethorpe, Art Record Covers, Taschen, 2017

The era-defining album covers designed by cult artists

Arts+CultureLists

Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith, Richard Kern and Marilyn Manson, Keith Haring and David Bowie – we explore ten times that art truly captured a musical era

Obama, Yes We Can, Collage

How Barack Obama kick-started black civil rights online

Arts+CultureLongread

The outgoing president’s 2008 campaign was more revolutionary than we realise, inspiring a new era of Internet activism and black empowerment

shayne oliver + arca

arca

feeling themselves

The art school student

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making porn avant-garde

chelsea manning

Chelsea Manning has prison sentence commuted by Obama

Arts+CultureNews

The outgoing administration will see the former soldier, initially imprisoned for 35 years for leaking state secrets, freed May 17

camera

You can now get a free photography diploma from Harvard

Arts+CultureNews

A short online course now exists for budding photographers looking to master the art of the lens without the price tag, or human contact