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Jen Smith

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States


Jen Smith is an artist, musician, zine editor and activist. Smith was heavily involved in the Riot Grrrl scene in Washington DC in the early 1990s, where she played in numerous punk bands and developed multiple feminist zines. Smith is actually credited with being the inspiration behind the term 'riot grrrl’, originally from a writing to her friend Allison Wolfe in 1991 that said “We need to start a girl RIOT” which catalysed the development of the movement. In her art practice, Smith works most...Read more