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Introduction

Watch this introduction to the event series with Amy Tobin and Catherine Spencer.

Thursday 29 April

1 – 2.45pm: Panel 1: Operable Infrastructures
Chair: Mora Beauchamp-Byrd

From Resistance to Institution: The History of Autograph ABP from 1988 to 2007
Taous R. Dahmani

Do not Tape Over: AIDs Activist Video in the UK
Ed Webb-Ingall

“their own kind of light”: The Caribbean Artists Movement and the Postcolonial Politics of Abstraction
Maryam Ohadi-Hamadani

‘Black Art’ Between the Waves
Elizabeth Robles

Click here to read the abstracts and biographies for this panel

3.15 – 5.30pm: Panel 2: Collective Organisation
Chair: Alina Khakoo

Imaginative-Revolutionary Potential: Black Feminist Organising as Creative Practice
Lola Olufemi

Responding to Women and Creativity
Catherine Grant

Power in Numbers: Black Artistic Networks and Collectives since the 1960s
Anjalie Dalal-Clayton

Click here to read the abstracts and biographies for this panel

Book tickets for 29 April here

Thursday 13 May

1 – 3.10pm: Panel 3: Work/Activism
Chair: Amy Tobin

Artists for Society, Society for Artists: The Artists’ Union (1972–1983)
Neylan Bağcıoğlu İzgi

No one is free until everyone is free: The Case of Shirley Read
Naomi Pearce

‘Slides, money, tell them what we’re doing’: The Beginnings of the Women Artist’s Slide Library
Lily Evans-Hill

Collective Grassroots Feminist Strategies Countering Media Images
Na’ama Klorman-Eraqi

Click here to read abstracts and biographies for this panel

3.30 – 5pm: Panel 4: Health/Therapy
Chair: Catherine Spencer

Surviving the Blitz: Jo Spence and Simon Watney in Conversation
Jackson Davidow

‘An aesthetics of protection’: Screening the Queer Body from Harm
Evelyn Whorrall-Campbell

Rotimi Fani-Kayode: Yoruba Religion, AIDS, Kinship, and Care in the 1980s
Greg Salter

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Book tickets for 13 May here

Thursday 3 June

1 – 3pm: Panel 5: Confrontations
Chair: Ana S González Reuda

How To Make A Lesbian, Gay and Black Art Show On Almost Nothing A Year: Ecstatic Antibodies, ‘Democratic Accountability’, and artistic censorship in Thatcher’s Britain
Theo Gordon

Fall Down and Be Counted: Stephen Dwoskin and Disablement
Henry K. Miller

Mining ‘Community’: The Workshop Declaration and Tory Rule
Ash Reid

Beyond Monuments: The Women’s Peace Camp at Greenham Common as Feminist Heritage
Alexandra Kokoli

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3.20 – 5.30pm: Panel 6: Production, Circulation, Distribution
Chair: Eva Bentcheva

Mukti, South Asian Feminist Art and Activism
Alice Correia

Feminist Collectivism In and Out of Art World Spaces
Jennifer Sarathy

Reading Aesthetics: Magazines and the Women’s Art Movement
Victoria Horne

The Status and Future(s) of Queer Photography in Britain in the Eighties
Flora Dunster

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Book tickets for 3 June here