Until Thursday 31st May. Free. An exhibition of painted and collage works by Barbara Marks, inspired by the calligraphy of Master Zhixing Wang, The I-Ching, the Tao Te Ching and the life of the artist’s father as a Japanese Prisoner of War.
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‘Seven years ago I moved down from Yorkshire to London, and began painting canvasses. My work is inspired by the lines, textures, and reflected light of the city, the ever changing mirror of the River Thames, and the mesmerising dazzle of the City at night’.
The exhibition has two parts – “London Presence” and “What We See”. London Presence is an exhibition of photographs by participants from Grace Gelder photography workshops at Conway Hall. What We See is a group show by people ages 8-18 who have attended Young Photographers London workshops within the last year, led by Grace Gelder & Niaz Maleknia.
Curated by Dr Susan Croft for Unfinished Histories/SuffrageArts. Featuring posters produced by the early Women’s Liberation Workshops (WLW) from 1969 onwards, alongside posters for companies like Beryl & the Perils, Clean Break and Theatre of Black Women, and for local government campaigns like Women Into Manual Trades. Camden, with its…
When is a woman not a person? Find out at Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers – an exhibition to celebrate 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 and the first women lawyers. The exhibition places the opening of the legal profession to women in the context…
As though a rock had been lifted and there were green shoots beneath’ This is how Sara, who we met in the Northern Syrian town of Kobanê, described the 2012 revolution, when the authoritarian Syrian regime withdrew control and the Kurds were able to set up their own autonomous organisations.…
UNTIL 10 MARCH • Completing the sentence “When women gather…”, this exhibition of work by photographer Grace Gelder, curated with Marianne Mulvey, draws upon different definitions of gathering – from assembling for a specific purpose, to collecting from disparate sources.
This event is part of When women gather … a public programme of events connected to Grace Gelder’s photography exhibition at Conway Hall which has been curated with Marianne Mulvey. The exhibition runs from November 9th to January 31st.
*Ends 11th July 2019* This exhibition explores feminist activism through posters from Women’s Liberation Workshops in the borough and how the arts and especially theatre contributed to the local feminist scene.
Until Tuesday 30th April. Windrush – Brent’s Pioneering Windrush Generation traces the arrival of Empire Windrush and explores Brent’s Carribean Heritage through the eyes of its residents. Using photographic portraits and unique stories collected from residents, it celebrates 70 years of the United Kingdom’s Caribbean Diaspora.
*Ends 31 May 2019* In this collection of pieces Shankland explores isolation, both physically and emotionally. ‘Moving On’ is a question not a given as figures and scenes are often static, seemingly disconnected from the environment or paused in daily routines that are hampered or impossible to achieve. All the while there is tension and buckling in the fabric reinforcing the idea of turmoil and conflict. As voyeurs we watch and wait.
*Until 09 Aug 2019* In celebration of Refugee Week 2019, this exhibition by Adiam Yemane offers inspiring stories of newcomers who entered the UK claiming asylum or as refugees. It celebrates the lives of people who have worked hard to fulfil their potential and despite, in many cases experiencing overwhelming odds, succeed.