LSE: 100 Years, todays woman

London School of Economics Library

Exhibition, Workshop & Panel Discussion 

100 Years, todays woman

14th - 18th March 2018

LSE Library
10 Portugal Street
London WC2A 2HD

We held a workshop and panel discussion at LSE Library on 14th and 15th March 2018 and an exhibition from the 14th-18th March 2018. The events were all centered around woman's suffrage and what woman's activism looks like today from a British BME, woman's perspective. Please see below for more details. 

All our events are free to attend and run on a drop in basis. Pre-booking is reccomended where possible  for the workshop and panel discussion as spaces are limited. RSVP: wearehereuk@gmail.com



'100 years, todays woman'
Exhibition

A handpicked selection of British, BME Women artists have been invited to create artwork  in respone to the term 'modern day suffragette' and to explore what intersectional feminism and activism looks like today in 2018. 

Artists:





'BME Women: Working in the creative industries'
Panel Discussion

A panel discussion exploring BME Women and diversity in the creative industries hosted by Nicole Crentsil, founder of Unmasked Woman and co-founder of Black Girl Festival. Panelists include Jess Nash of We Are Here, Aimee Felone of Knights of Media and Kurdish Multi-Disciplinary Artist, Evar Hussayni.







'Woman: a manifesto'
Workshop

Jess Nash and Erin Aniker of We Are Here held a collage based workshop titled Woman: a manifesto. Using collaged materials, participants were encouraged to create their own manifesto inspired by a mix of strong, BME Women from Mona Hatoum to Sade and Solange to Michelle Obama.