Genesis 2:21 And Jehovah God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof: 2:22 and the rib, which Jehovah God had taken from the man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. 2:23 And the man said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
Minna Canth, 2012, Copper and steel
Minna Canth was a Finnish writer and a social activist. Her work addresses issues of women’s rights, particularly in the context of a prevailing culture she considered antithetical to permitting expression and realization of women’s aspirations.
Minna Canth is the first woman to receive her own flag day in Finland.
Valentina Tereshkova, 2013, Brass and copper
Valentina Tershkova is a retired Soviet cosmonaut and engineer, and the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963.
She was the Soviet representative to the UN Conference for the International Women’s Year in Mexico City in 1975. She also led the Soviet delegation to the World Conference on Women in Copenhagen and played a critical role in shaping the socialist women’s global agenda for peace.
Urban area, 2013, Brass and copper
Salute to Amanda Palmer and her response to Daily Mail. Inspiration comes from her belt buckle in this famous picture.