Feminist Fibers

Liz Brindley, Santa Fe Reporter, January 23, 2018

Fiber artist Jodi Colella was perusing the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery's collection in her native Massachusetts in 2016 when she came across a selection of daguerreotypes, the first publicly available type of photograph introduced in 1839 by inventor Louis Daguerre. She quickly noticed that all of the men documented in the photographs had most details of their lives listed in the corresponding catalog—but the only information listed for 75 percent of the women was, simply, "Unidentified Woman." READ MORE.