East London Fawcett NEWS | JULY 2012
2 pm – Saturday 14th July – Free Gallery Talk
WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden EC1N 8DX
Curators Debra Wilson & Chiara Williams will be giving a free talk and tour of solo show of new works by Sadie Hennessy.
2 pm – Sunday 29th July – Free Gallery Tour
TBC – West End
Curated by the artist, Rose Gibbs, this tour will focus on commercial galleries and poses the question, ‘how can commercial galleries adopt and maintain a mandate to support female artists’?
6:30 pm – Wednesday 19th September – Free Film Screening of PINA
Hoxton (Unit 3, 37 Cremer Street, Cremer Business Centre, E2 8HD)
Hosted by the East London Fawcett Group and Gabriela Cala-Lesina, this screening of PINA marks the first in an ongoing series of free film screenings, dedicated to celebrating women.
September – ELF Talks: POLITICS
Join a distinguished panel of leading political representatives, activists and lobbyists to discuss the challenges facing women in accessing positions of leadership and influence.
October – Cutting Women Out, Islington report launch
Houses of Parliament, Westminster
This event marks the official launch of ELF research into how austerity measures have disproportionately affected women.
OTHER EVENTS AND NEWS
Save the Women’s Library
Public Meeting – 7pm – Friday 6th July – The Rocket, 166-220 Holloway Road N7 8DB
Get together to work out how together we can protect this world-famous resource on women and their struggles for freedom. Please sign the petition here.
Strange Hungers Exhibition (Sadie Hennessy)
20 June-14 July – WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden EC1N 8DX
Taking its title from the 1963 British Pulp Fiction book, Strange Hungers delves into the mysterious workings of desire, and the insistent lusts and yearnings of the sexual appetite.
True Stories on the Heath
7:30 pm – Friday 27 July
Presented by London Dreamtime in association with Storm in a Teacup, including five people and five amazing true stories at the ladies’ pond. £2 per person. Booking essential via: email@example.com.
UK Feminista Summer School
15th–16th September – University of Bristol Student Union
A weekend of training, skill-sharing and planning for feminist action. Tickets available from the UK Feminista website.
London Feminist Film Festival
29th November-2nd December
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A Safe World for Women
Please follow the wonderful work of this organisation, which connects grassroots organisations worldwide via: http://www.asafeworldforwomen.org/partners-in-africa/partners-in-uganda/aware-uganda/awu-stories/2559-teddy-curran.html
Free Pussy Riot
Three members of the female punk rock group Pussy Riot remain incarcerated in Russia for performing an anti-Putin song in a church. Support the campaign to free the political prisoners .
Climate Rush seeks craftswomen of all kinds to support the campaign and help to create a beautiful future. The group meets every Thursday at 7pm, Carnaby Street.
Feminist Studio Space Available
Caroline Halliday, a Director of the CASS Feminist Group is setting up a feminist studio space in Hackney. Please get in touch if interested: email@example.com
With love and optimism,
Rachel and Hannah