Wendy Vogel

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Wendy Vogel is a writer, art critic and independent curator based in New York. Her work addresses the legacy of the feminist movement, and often explores how sexual politics intersect with race, class and ability. A former editor at Flash Art International, Modern Painters, and Art in America, her bylines include Artforum, art-agenda, The Art Newspaper, Bookforum, The Brooklyn Rail, frieze, The Guardian, MOUSSE and The New York Times, among others. In close collaboration with the artist Peter Halley, Vogel edited an anthology of the New York­–based magazine index titled index A to Z: art, design, fashion, film and music in the indie era (Rizzoli, 2014.) She is a 2018 recipient of a Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant in Short-Form Writing. Vogel has curated or co-curated exhibitions at the Hessel Museum at Bard College, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, The Kitchen, Abrons Art Center, VOLTA NY, bitforms, Baxter Street at the Camera Club of New York, and EFA Project Space. She currently teaches in the photography department at Parsons School of Design.

“My Birth Is Your Birth”: Gossips, MeToo, and Feminist Speculation

Wendy Vogel traces the history of the term “gossip,” reflecting on how its origins have shaped the collective understanding of whisper networks and #MeToo.

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