Artist Unseen: Women Facing Forward

This Friday 15 March at 18.30 in celebration of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s exhibition Light of the Middle East: New Photography and ‘International Women’s Day’ we bring you a special women artists night open to all:

‘Artist Unseen: Women Facing Forward’
Join us for an evening encountering the hidden voice of women and see how they express this through their creativity. Explore issues of struggle, freedom, belonging, gender and rights of passage. In celebration of Light of the Middle East: New Photography and International Women’s Day

Jointly organised with Creative FruitsWith Thanks to The National Archive

There is a lot going on this Friday evening, and half of it is FREE (first come first served) and other bits where you will need to PURCHASE A TICKET (£9, £6 concessions), so choose which you prefer and come on down and join in the celebrations and awareness activities including:

DJ Rita Ray (BBC Radio 3 & The Shrine Synchro System) in the Grand entrance with bar; Poet Malika Booker; the Light of the Middle East Exhibition Guided Tour; a viewing & talk on late 19th & 20th century Foreign Office photographs of women from Africa, Caribbean, China & India; filmmaker Danielle Smith and her film Beat of Distant Hearts and the plight & issues of the Saharawi People and the artists who live in the Western Sahara; Avril Horsford chairing a rising talent Pecha Kucha and panel; Esther Poyer and her ArtVoxPop Salon with open public discussions about belonging, freedom & rights of passage, and if you fancy something a bit more hands-on, then pop into Yemi Awosile’s (RCA) Textile Mixed Media Workshop.

Click here for the full programme

To book a ticket for the paid programme contact the V&A Bookings Team on 020 7942 2211 or book on-line www.vam.ac.uk/whatson or use the link above.

Nearest tube: South Kensington on the Piccadilly, Circle & District lines.