Kasia Michalski Gallery / WARSAW (Poland)
01.06.2017 – 27.07.2017
You walked in, laughing, tears welling confused, mingling in your throat.
How can you be so many women to so many people, oh you strange girl?
How to forget this haunting image? It was on a rainy Monday last October. Dozens of thousands of Polish women, many dressed in black and brandishing dark umbrellas, took the streets of Poland’s major cities to protest a ferocious law criminalizing abortion and, ultimately, to defend their essential right to have control over their bodies.
Curated by Martha Kirszenbaum