Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono, Cat Power sign up as ‘teachers’ at online girls’ school

Yoko Ono, Kim Gordon and Cat Power have all signed up as virtual 'teachers' at an online girls’ school which is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter.

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Yoko Ono, Kim Gordon and Cat Power have all signed up as virtual ‘teachers’ at an online girls’ school which is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter.

The School Of Doodle calls itself a “peer-to-peer, self-directed learning lab dedicated to activating girls’ imaginations through entertainment, education and community.” The project has also received support from Courtney Love, Pussy Riot and Sia, and other ‘teachers’ involved include JD Samson, formerlly of Le Tigre, as well as author Salman Rushdie, fashion designers Rodarte and artist John Baldessari.

The school is described as: “An extracurricular activity that complements formal education and gives girls access to today’s most extraordinary creative minds. School Of Doodle is a place where girls decide how and when to learn.”

At the time of writing, the project has received pledges of $47,306, out of a goal of $75,000. For more information, visit the school’s Kickstarter page. Sia, Pussy Riot, Courtney Love, Kim Gordon and Yoko Ono have all contributed ‘doodles’ to the project, which will be part of Kickstarter pledgders’ reward packages.


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