Welcome to the new thefeministinstitute.org!
Eliza Samuelson Mar 8, 2023 3 Minute Read
New York, NY– The Feminist Institute, a non-profit dedicated to documenting feminist contributions to culture, is celebrating Women’s History Month by launching its comprehensive, cross-disciplinary, feminist website and digital archive to expand general knowledge of history and create greater online search equity.
The TFI Digital Archive, available at www.thefeministinstitute.org, is feminist both in content and practice. The TFI Digital Archive is a postcustodial digital archive with feminist primary source documentation from records creators, organizations, independent memory projects, and collecting institutions. The launch archive provides digital access to materials preserved through TFI’s partnership program, encompassing digitizing analog items and preserving born-digital materials. The archive is launching with five cross-disciplinary collections and features partnerships with the New York Public Library (NYPL), Hunter College, Global Fund for Women, the estate of Mary Beth Edelson, supersisters, Addresses Project, and A.I.R. Gallery. As we work with new partners, new materials will be available in the TFI Digital Archive.
Feminist documentation, whether fine art, media, literature, business, or politics, does not live in a central digital repository. By preserving feminist contributions to culture in the TFI Digital Archive, The Feminist Institute ensures gender-marginalized stories are being told, included, and preserved in the cultural record.
Founded in 2016 by Kathleen Landy, The Feminist Institute challenges how history has long been told. By prioritizing the story of the victor, often white and male, crucial histories from gender-marginalized individuals are left out, creating a fractured cultural record. As storytelling evolves into a digital space, accurate documentation becomes more important than ever.
The Feminist Institute’s new website, designed by award-winning technology firm Linked by Air, is a space that promotes information activism, gender equality, and the preservation of an accurate cultural record, ultimately giving the power of storytelling back to gender-marginalized voices.
You can access The Feminist Institute’s website and the TFI Digital Archive by visiting www.thefeministinstitute.org.
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