From Glasgow Women's Library

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About

From Glasgow Women’s Library is a collection of products developed through research into the Glasgow Women's Library archive and collections by Ruth Ewan with Joy BC, Finch & Fouracre, Sally Hackett, Jasleen Kaur, Kaisa Lassinaro and Maeve Redmond and Donna Wilson.

The project encompassed an events programme in partnership with Craft Scotland.

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Titles from the Library, Photograph: Caro Weiss

Commissions

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Slogan Mugs by Sally Hackett, Photograph: Caro Weiss
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Reading List T-shirts by Kaisa Lassinaro and Maeve Redmond, Photograph: Caro Weiss
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Feminist Charms by Ruth Ewan with Joy BC, Photograph: Caro Weiss
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Bridgeton-Women's Library Sketchbook by Finch and Fouracre, Photograph: Caro Weiss
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Votes for Women Cushion by Donna Wilson, Photograph: Caro Weiss

Events

A series of public events, organised in partnership with Craft Scotland’s ‘Meet Your Maker’ programme, launched the exclusive range of products at Glasgow Women's Library, exploring the inspiration behind their making. 

8 March (International Women's Day) and 8 September 2018

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Make Your Own Ornament with Sally Hackett, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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Make Your Own Ornament with Sally Hackett, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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'Language, Slogans and Graphic Design', Talk chaired by Edwin Pickstone with Sally Hackett and Maeve Redmond, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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A performance of the poem 'Tethered' by Rhona Warwick, by Tessa Lynch and Rhona Warwick, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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'Margaret Tait: Making Film Poems', Screening and poetry reading introduced by Elsa Richardson, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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Make Your Own Charm with Joy B-C and Ruth Ewan, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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Make Your Own Charm with Joy B-C and Ruth Ewan, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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Make Your Own Charm with Joy B-C and Ruth Ewan, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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Charm by Peggy Ewan, Photograph: Ruth Ewan

Searching, Reading and Listening with Voices of Experience

To celebrate Finch and Fouracre’s sketchbook commission, Panel partnered with Voices of Experience in a small active workshop to discuss how role models and built environment histories might be re-thought through searching, reading and listening to experienced women architects who have been written out of mainstream history. 

With contributions from Franki Finch, Finch & Fouracre,  Adele Patrick, Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, Glasgow Women’s Library and the Voices of Experience team: Jude Barber, Suzanne Ewing and Nicola McLachlan

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Searching, Reading, Listening with Voices of Experience, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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Searching, Reading, Listening with Voices of Experience, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
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Searching, Reading, Listening with Voices of Experience, Photograph: Sequoia Hearne
Warwick Tate Graphic Copy

Co/Producing Feminist Knowledge: A Critical Exchange

A critical debate to explore how feminist activists, artists, practitioners and academics might come together to co-produce feminist knowledge and protest took place as part of Warwick Tate Exchange 2018 on 16 June 2018. 

With contributions from Professor Akwugo Emejulu, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, Ifeanyi Iwachie, Writer and Arts Curator, Ruth Ewan, Artist and Adele Patrick, Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, Glasgow Women’s Library. 

Listen to an Audio Recording of the event.

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Warwick Tate Exchange 2018, Photograph: George Blower
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Ruth Ewan, Warwick Tate Exchange 2018, Photograph: George Blower
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Adele Patrick, Ifeanyi Awachie, Ruth Ewan and Akwugo Emejulu in conversation, Warwick Tate Exchange 2018, Photograph: George Blower
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Adele Patrick, Warwick Tate Exchange 2018, Photograph: George Blower
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Ifeanyi Awachie, Warwick Tate Exchange 2018, Photograph: George Blower
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Questions from the audience, Warwick Tate Exchange 2018, Photograph: George Blower

Partners

A partnership with Glasgow Women's Library and Craft Scotland