Posts Tagged ‘GYNAECEUM’

GYNAECEUM: A week inside an intimate Space

Alexandra Baumgartner

Post by Monica Salazar – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.

GYNAECEUM, historically a place of domestic seclusion (some would say “shelter”) from the outside world for women (wives, daughters, slaves), also served as a platform where they shared their desires and intimacies, as well as where they talked amongst themselves in a language of their own.
In an investigation of the GYNAECEUM, four young women…[read on…]