Newcomer LeDiesis has devised a street art treasure hunt in Florence for International Women’s Day.
First announced on Instagram with hashtags #LeDiesis #8marzo2019 #streetart, the incognito creative or collective has affixed eight iconic women dressed as Superwoman throughout the city in spaces formerly occupied by doors and windows.
Rita Levi-Montalcini, Frida Kahlo, Margherita Hack, Princess Lela, Sophia Loren, the Virgin Mary, Nefertiti and Kill Bill's The Bride are the women portrayed by the artist.
A neurobiologist who was awarded with the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Where to find her: via delle Oche 14R
An astrophysicist and scientific disseminator. The asteroid 8558 Hack, discovered in 1995, was named in her honour.
Where to find her: piazza del Carmine
One of Mexico's greatest artists and a political activist.
Where to find her: via Palazzuolo 5, off via dei Fossi
A fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
Where to find her: near via dei Cimatori 8
A 1st-century BCE Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth and the mother of Jesus.
Where to find her: across from via Dante Alighieri 2
An Egyptian queen and the Great Royal Wife of Akhenaten, an Egyptian Pharaoh.
Where to find her: near via Toscanella 25
An Italian film actress and singer.
Where to find her: near via delle Caldaie 8
A fictional character, portrayed by Uma Thurman, in the two-part movie Kill Bill directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Where to find her: chiasso di Manetto, off borgo Santi Apostoli