In conversation with Juliana Yazbek | On Feminism, Femininity and Finding Home Within

Ascension - Intimate Bodies Forbidden Stories

Juliana Yazbeck is a Lebanese-American-British singer-songwriter whose mixed cultural bringinging influences her signature sound: a genre-bending, multilingual and mesmerizing fusion of haunting vocals, spoken word, otherworldly electronics.

Dr. Maiada Aboud is recording a series of conversations on being a pirate pioneer woman * - socially, artistically, and politically - as part of her project: Ascension - Intimate Bodies Forbidden Stories. First up is this conversation with Juliana where they discuss feminism, feminity and finding home within. These chats shed the light on lifting the veil: deconstructing restrictive gender roles, boundaries placed on feminity, and taboos surrounding menstruation and pain.