How It Feels to be Catcalled

We recorded vicious verbal harassment to inspire men and to empower women

Rituals of Mine
Sep 29, 2017 · 9 min read
Rituals of Mine lead singer and activist/artist Terra Lopez

“I can’t even walk out of the door without wondering if I am going to get harassed”

“I’ve been screamed at, I’ve been followed, I’ve even been attacked. This is everyday for me.”

“I don’t even bother walking around my neighborhood anymore because of how exhausting the fear is.”

A man and a woman confront what it feels like | photos by Samuel Ithurburn
Early stages of creating This Is What It Feels Like aka lots of painting! • Kelsie Hastie building and painting • First wall built for TIWIFL
Gary Veirs recording at Gold Standard Studios
Photo by Samuel Ithurburn
Opening day line at Art Street
Man wearing TIWIFL headphones experiences the project | photo by Samuel Ithurburn
Sacramento Mayor Darrel Steinberg visiting TIWIFL

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