We recently stopped by the opening reception for “Women Who Ride” an exhibition of photographs by Lanakila MacNaughton, at the Riverside Art Museum in Riverside, California. The exhibition features the works of the Portland, Oregon based photographer, who documentts a new wave of modern female motorcyclists.
“I created The Women's Motorcycle Exhibition to document the new wave of modern female motorcyclists. I want to reveal the brave, courageous and beautiful women that live to ride. The show is a vehicle which promotes a new perception of female empowerment and inspires an independence and liberation through motorcycling. The Women's Motorcycle Exhibition is a traveling show. I hope to help discover and present female riders from all different communities, riding backgrounds, styles, and influence connectivity amongst riders from these different areas. I want to change the way women are peceived not only in the motorcycle world but society in general. I invite different communities and venues to host the photo exhibit to aid in this discovery. I hope to promote and present, the freedom, independence, excitement and personalities’ of “the born to be free” woman motorcyclists.”
This is an amazing exhibition you should definitely stop by and check out in person. Visit The Women’s Motorcycle Exhibition site for more info and future exhibition dates.
Women Who Ride: Lanakila MacNaughton
Riverside Art Museum
Through March 16, 2014