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Feminism and Video: A View from the Village(Camera Obscura, 64, Volume 22, Number 1, 2007)


Reclaiming the Utopian Moment

ROAR, Published by Paper Tiger Television in Associations with The Wexner Center for the Arts; Catalogue for Paper Tiger Anniversary; 1991.

Braderman, Joan. “Report: The First Festival of Women’s Films.” ARTFORUM. Tenth Anniversary Issue, September 1972.

Braderman, Joan.“The Fugue of Art.” The Village Voice Literary Supplement no. 68. October, 1986.

Braderman, Joan. Radical Art in Theory and Practice. Proceedings of the College Art Association. January, 1978.

Braderman, Joan. “A Review and Some Modest Proposals.” Women and the Cinema: A Critical Anthology. Quarterly  

Review of Film Studies. Ed. K, Karyn. Vol. 3 #4. Fall 1978.

Braderman, Joan. “Video in the Academy: Dead or Alive.” American Film Institute National Video Festival Catalogue. 1987.

**Braderman, Joan.  “Trying to Reprogram Television Viewers.” Union News. Thursday, October 19th, 1999.

Braderman, Joan. “Asia: Japan; Peasants of the Second Fortress.” Show Us Life: Toward a History and Aesthetics of the Committed Documentary. Edited by Thomas Waugh. The Scarecrow Press, Inc, Metuchen, N.J. and London. 1984. Print.


Revolutionary Films/Chicago ‘76. Chicago Tribune.

Film Center at the School of the Art Institute. The Chicago Art Institute Film Catalogue.

Arthur, Paul and Braderman, Joan. “The Warriors Through the Turnstile of Ideology and Power” Catalyst: A Journal of Social Work.

Braderman was also a co-founder of/and editor/writer for: Heresies, A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics

by Joan

Joan Braderman: Feminist, Artist, Activist!,


Recycled Stars: Female Film Stardom in the Age of Television and Video; Mary R. Desjardins; Duke University Press; 2015

Arts Fuse; 2012

Wall Street Journal's Market Watch; 2012

Telegraph 21; Interview & Review; 2012

The F Word; Interview & Review; London, UK; 2012

States of Emergency: Documentaries, Wars, Democracies; Patricia Zimmerman; University of Minnesota Press; 2000

Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement; B. Ruby Rich; Duke University Press; Durham and London; 1998

Our Evening with Joan: JOAN SEES STARS; Philadelphia City Paper;

A Tribute to Joan Braderman; Northampton Film and Video Festival; Northampton, MA; 1996

Guilty Pleasures: Feminist Camp from Mae West to Madonna; Pamela Robertson; Duke University Press; Durham and London; 1996

Catalogue; George Fifield, Curator, Media Arts, Video Space at the De Cordova Museum; December-January 1994-95

Week’s Best--London Film Theater; Time Out; London; December 1993

Breakthroughs: Avant-Garde Artists in Europe and America; Wexner Museum of Art, 1950-1990; Ohio State University Press; Columbus, Ohio, 1993

The Hair of the Dog That Bit Us: Theory in Recent Feminist Art; Christine Tamblyn in New Feminist Criticism: Art, Identity, Action; Eds, Joanna Frueh, Cassandra L. Langer & Arlene Raven; Harper-Collins, NY, 1991

Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art (1990) by Doug Hall (Editor), Sally Jo Fifer (Editor), David Bolt (Preface), David Ross (Foreword); New Feminist Video, by Martha Gever

Social Engagement: Women’s Video in the Eighties; Lucinda Furlong; Whitney Museum Catalogue; NYC, 1990


Artists Are Creating A Wonderland of Video; The New York Times; William Zimmer


Decade Show catalogue; Studio Museum of Harlem; The New Museum et al; New York City; 1990

American Film Institute; OLYMPICS catalogue; article by Catherine Lord

Aperture; San Francisco; 1990

Weekend; 1990; The Guardian, London

TV or not TV; Regina Cornwell; CONTEMPORANEA, International Art magazine; Vol.II, #7; Italy; October, 1989

THIRTY SECOND SPOT RECONSIDERED Takes the Prize; Boston Globe; Boston, MA; 1989

THIRTY SECOND SPOT RECONSIDERED Review in Index on Censorship; London, UK; Jill Medvedov

In Search of the Media Monster catalogue; the Art Gallery at Cleveland State University, Ohio; 1989

The Village Voice; review of NO MORE NICE GIRLS by Amy Taubin

Best of the Whitney Biennial; JOAN DOES DYNASTY; Jim Hoberman; The Village Voice; May, 1987

WHITNEY BIENNIAL catalogue; John Hanhardt; New York City; Spring, 1987

Mother Jones Review of JOAN DOES DYNASTY

American Film, Photo; NATALIE DIDN’T DROWN; review by Peter Biskind

Arts for Television catalogue; Bob Reilly; Museum of Modern Art, NYC; 1987

NATALIE DIDN’T DROWN; American Film Institute Video Festival; catalogue; Los Angeles; 1984


Meet The Press: On Paper Tiger Television; Martha Gever; Afterimage 11, no. 4; November, 1983

Rich, B Ruby.  "Women in the Director's Chair International Film & Video Festival."  Review of Festival.  The Chicago Reader, 10 March 1994.  Digital.

Sterrit, David.  "Tuning in to video as an art medium."  Review of Whitney Biennial.  The Christian Science Monitor, 11 June 1987. Digital.

Princenthal, Nancy.  "Heretics Look Back."  Review of The Heretics by Joan Braderman.  Art in America, January 2010.  Vol. 98 Issue 1, pg. 30.

Tamblyn, Christine. “No More Nice Girls: Recent Transgressive Feminist Art.” Art Journal, vol. 50, no. 2, 1991, pp. 53–57.

Joan Braderman; A Video Retrospective, The De Cordova Museum Catalogue, George Fifield, Curator, Media Arts, Video Space at the De Cordova, Museum,  December-January 1994-95.

Mirabella; review

Sight and Sound; review

Art in America; review by Elizabeth Hess

Ms. Braderman has also written and spoken extensively on film, video and the politics of representation.

 about the work


Joan does Joan: https://livestream

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Interviews with Joan Braderman director of Heretics & LA Film Grant with Carole Dean, SF Women's Film Festival Blog (Podcast)


Telegraph 21, Interview & Review, 2012

The F Word, Interview & Review, London, UK, 2012

WGBY TV, SNAPSHOTS – JOAN BRADERMAN Series, Public Television Profile of Ms. Braderman ( 5 Min.) Produced by Dan Hunt, WGBY TV, Springfield, MA airing1994-present.




Video Bites: Triptych for the Turn of the Century

Joan Sees Stars: Script

No More Nice Girls: Script

30 Second Spot Reconsidered: Script

The Incredible Shrinking Citizen

Love is the Rhythm: Subcultures of Popular Dance

Fat Girls from Hell

Joan Does Dynasty: Script

Natalie Didn't Drown

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