We’re continuing our series where we share what the club likes.
Here’s a first selection of women and their works in the fields of art, film, literature, science, etc. — Part 1
- Susan Kare (b. 1954)
Designer of Macintosh’s system and application icons in the 80s
www.kareprints.com / Photo and Image Source
- Andrea Éva Győri
Book ‘Vibration Highway’ (Edition Taube: 2018) with collection of drawings by the artist
- Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986)
Novel ‘Les Belles Images’ (1966) — Cover: Collection Folio, 1980.
- Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)
Mathematician, was the first computer programmer, as she published the first algorithm to be carried out by the Analytical Engine, a mechanical general-purpose computer by Charles Babbage.
Image source: Wikipedia
- Rosa Parks (1913-2005)
American activist in the civil rights movement, Parks fought the racial segregation that mandated the separation of races by law in the US.
The Rosa Parks Story (2002), actress Angela Bassett in the movie directed by Julie Dash.
Source Rosa Parks’s mugshot, 1955: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty
- Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
wrote ‘A Room of One’s own’ (1929), an essay about ‘the literal and figurative space’ for women writers in the 19th/20th century.
First edition cover of the book by Vanessa Bell (1879-1961), English painter and sister of Virginia Woolf