Women Sufers In Media, (2018)
I facilitated a panel at Leeward Surf shop in Portland with Sami Bones of Babes on Waves and filmmaker Elizabeth Silva, a filmmaker based in California about representation and marginalization of women in surf media. After a screening of two films centering on women surfers including “Surf Mamas”, our panel discussed questions that I collected from my project Sea Together’s global community on Instagram. The questions were all related about the intersection of gender and surfing in films in surf culture. I also created a zine of quotes from women surfers and their questions and distributed it at the event. Thanks so much to Lyndsey of Leeward Surf and her husband for hosting the event, as well as Elizabeth Silva, and Sami of Babes on Waves.
Image: Mia Bolton