The Atrium, Grove Building, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT
This one-day conference aims to reflect on feminist activism and artivism in/through the many different kinds of contemporary art practices, campaigns and art projects and to explore the rich history of feminism’s innovative and diverse approaches and contributions to both art and politics.
This is a feminist research event aiming to bring together artists, writers, curators and self-defined activists and activists, academics and non-academics, theorists and practitioners. In addition to the keynote speakers, there will be 6 panels with speakers. How do the practices of feminist art workers and activists identify, comment, reflect, address and question issues related to changes in civil and political rights over their bodies; campaigns around health and social care and violence against women; in anti-nuclear and anti-militarist campaigns for the end of conflicts or for peace; in protests about women's rights as workers, citizens, refugees or migrants; for LGBTQI rights; for disability rights?