The house of Dior unveils Dior Talks, a series of podcasts in the form of conversations, inviting artists, collaborators and friends of the House to express themselves freely by discussing the subjects that compel them, their output and the challenges of tomorrow, from the role of art to the key stages of feminism. A new way to get a fresh perspective, to immerse oneself in something different, to inquire and inspire, discover and dream.
The Female Gaze
Exploring the power and acuity of the female gaze, this new series of podcasts, titled The Female Gaze – a term developed in response to the writings of feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey – gives voice to Maria Grazia Chiuri as well as to House photographers, friends and collaborators: Brigitte Niedermair, Maripol or Janette Beckman. As an extension of her book Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze, which sets out to decipher the relationship between women and photography, British journalist and author Charlotte Jansen, moderating these insightful interviews, addresses issues of self-affirmation, image, identity and representation
To bring some fresh fascination to this period of lockdown, Dior invites you to (re)discover a short series of podcasts* that provide a captivating introduction to the women who inspired and nurtured the founding couturier’s creative passion.
Among the charismatic figures invited to converse in Dior Talks, upcoming names include Judy Chicago, Tomaso Binga and Mickalene Thomas – all of whom collaborated with Maria Grazia Chiuri on various shows – Paola Ugolini, an exhibition curator and friend of the Creative Director, as well as the fascinating artist Tracey Emin...