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We are not surprised: open letter on sexual harassment in the art world

In response to recent allegations of sexual harassment within the art world and the resignation of Artforum co-publisher Knight Landesman, an open letter has been published by ‘art world workers’ calling for an end to silence around the issue and a renewed effort by individuals and institutions to deal with what it describes as ‘an environment of acceptance and complicity’. Here, we republish the letter in full.

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Embroidery Work

I’ve been taking a variety of quotes from Emma Watson’s UN speech on gender equality, my favourite being ; “Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong.” I […]

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Elizabeth Andrews To Do Pile, 2016

Elizabeth Andrews To Do Pile Elizabeth Andrews was born in Penderyn, Rhondda Cynon Taf in 1882. After first hand experience of the horrid mining conditions within Rhondda communities, in 1919 Andrews worked as a campaigner for mining families of the […]

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Fifty Ways to Leave Your Mother: Repositioning Loss.

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. Robert Browning In the month between my mother’s death in November and her funeral in December, delayed because of a backed up, (their words) crematorium, I existed in a state of limbo and […]

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Women in India

May you be the mother of a hundred sons Elisabeth Bumiller   This is the title of a book written by Elizabeth Bumiller. She is a woman that went to live in India in the 1980s and 1990s and she […]

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Culture and the Creative

A blog documenting my thought process and work throughout my last year at University of Suffolk, studying for my BA Fine Art. The focus of my work being on culture, identity and printing.

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Early Days

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Early days… Today is 15th August. I’ve had two weeks in my new space and I’m still fannying about. I’m still thinking that it would be better if the bookcase was six inches to the […]

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Ten collages in two days

Mid-way through my MA I made a whole series of collages by combining two photographs of women, one contemporary and one taken up to 80 years ago. I haven’t made any since – the films of edgelands have taken over […]

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Sarah Munro, director, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
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Women in the visual arts: “Leadership is not a gender neutral space”

With recent high-profile appointments of women in the visual arts, from Frances Morris as the new director of Tate Modern to Sarah Munro at Baltic, gender equality and the underrepresentation of female artists in the UK’s major art galleries has been put in the spotlight. Dany Louise speaks to female gallery directors who are making sure that the issue gets the attention it deserves.

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