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About fatfeministactivistart

I'm a fat feminist activist artist...if you have any buttons I want to push them. I am currently working on an installation about the so called "Obesity Crisis." Right about now I would like to shove a big old apple in Michelle Obama's mouth so that she would keep it closed. No offense but she's not making anything better by getting parents and children all obsessed with FAT...Listen to your own bodies folks the answer is there. Oh yes...and send me your diet books...I need them all.

Weight Stigma Awareness Week Almost Goes Unnoticed By Busy Lady Wearing Pajamas

Originally posted on Fierce, Freethinking Fatties:
While some writers have spent the entire week meticulously researching and formulating thought-provoking pieces to appear in their respective publications in honor of (or perhaps in response to) Weight Stigma Awareness Week, I had…

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Installing Diet Detour February 2013 at Whitdel Arts Detroit!!!

One of the great accomplishments of this year was getting accepting into the Anywhere Else But Here Installation Exhibition at Whitdel Arts in Detroit. Diet Detour was the test run of the diet maze build concept and idea…we used both … Continue reading

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What’s with the flurry of activity???

You are probably wondering why I’m posting like a mad woman today…well I’m at home sick with a cold, and figured I would try to catch up with some of my stuff.  I just got back from Chicago where I … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion at “Corpo”Realities March 22-23, 2013 Negotiating Normalcy

Negotiating Normalcy: Panelists: Krystal Cleary, PhD Student Gender Studies, IU Jess Drew, MA Student Theatre&Drama, IU Brenda Oelbaum, Independent Artist and MI Rep. TFAP

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“Corpo”ral Punishment I performance at The “Corpo”realities performance conference at IU in Bloomington Indiana

Art@IU (Corpo)Realities March 22-23, 2013 Lee Norvelle Theatre&Drama Center Society and the medical communities are obsessed with fear and panic over the so-called “Obesity Epidemic.” The reality is that the majority of American Women are overweight, yet we have become … Continue reading

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Oh The Horror! The Horror! Crime Scene Becomes Crime Scene

Not even a Break In to the sacred Venus of Willendorf Project Temple/Studio can get me to blog.  Two days ago my precious assistant Amanda Moyer came in to tend the studio cats, Richard Scarry, Dr Jeff Katz, and Daisy … Continue reading

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The Results Are In!

Thank you all for the support throughout the Indiegogo campaign. Please keep sending me your diet books!

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18 more hours Http:bit.ly/dietersunite

Well I really have to go to the Antique Fair….but there are only 18 hours left to go on my Indiegogo Campaign to collect funds to buy more ad space for my anti-diet “Send Me Your Diet Books” ads. So … Continue reading

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My Response to Why I Don’t Diet – An Ode to My Father

Why I Don’t Diet – An Ode to My Father. This says so  much to me, I’m teary just reading it.  Of course this is not my experience and even though both sets of my Parents, (yes I was adoption … Continue reading

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Some Beautiful Press About My Indiegogo Campaign!!!

The Willendorf Project: Brenda Oelbaum Goes National with the Goddess at Her Back Lynne Murray says: In August of 2010, I posted here about feminist artist Brenda Oelbaum’s work turning diet books into papier mâché models of the Venus of Willendorf. Now Brenda is bringing … Continue reading

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