Les Biens Inc., collaborative lesbian video project + online mediaarchive started in 2003. 

Commentary: Les biens inc. hasmany destinations, including as a web-based project designed for collecting stories, also as a documentary film. Clips are culled from longer interviews of women asking them the question, How do you know you are a lesbian? and will be developed into a feature length documentary with corresponding interactive, online media component. The project's mission is to travel to venues and illicit personal stories to give voice to women perception both realized and unrealized how we bring definition to our lives our lifestyles and our identities. The site and the project itself will continue to be a living, breathing organism that has potential to keep growing, collect more stories in a variety of locations where women tend to gather.   

https://artfem.tv/id;10/page_id;les_biens_inc_by_donna_kessinger_mp4/

REPOhistory (1989-2000) An artists’ collective that produced over a dozen collaborative art projects primarily in public locations including New York City and Atlanta, Georgia. The groups mission was to develop site-specific, informational work about the unknown or forgotten histories of working class men and women, of minorities and children. REPOhistory used metal street signs, free maps and the mass media to distribute its counter-historical information. REPOhistory’s projects primarily in public locations including New York City and Atlanta, Georgia. The groups mission was to develop site-specific, informational work about the unknown or forgotten histories of working class men and women, of minorities and children. REPOhistory used metal street signs, free maps and the mass media to distribute its counter-historical information. 

REPOhistory’s projects include: 1996 Buttermilk Bottom, alternative history of Atlanta Georgia & a lost African-American neighborhood.  Donna Kessinger was recruited to be a local artist participant of the Repohistory collective in 1996 as part of the Cultural Olympiad and Atlanta Arts Fest. She and Jenny Hoffner co-created a metal sign presented at the entrance of Buttermilk Bottom. 

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