It’s New Year and this time around I’m making 21 resolutions. Join me if you can to feel great and make a big difference to your women’s library.
How do you encapsulate the two decades and the fast approaching 21st birthday of the sole women’s library in Scotland and hope, at the same time, to capture the work of 21 diverse women writers and poets and an equally varied group of 21 visual artists?
One of our volunteers, Hannah Ellul, is exhibiting a work at the CCA as part of the 2HB: What we make with words exhibition. Her artwork is based on her work with the sound archive collection at GWL. The exhibition runs until December 17th at the CCA. More about the exhibition: As CCA’s own art [...]
The audience at our memorable Auction of Pleasures will remember being blown away by the performer Terry Neason. Terry, a Library supporter, is now offering workshops, sharing her own amazing powers of ‘personal impact’. The workshops are designed to foster Confidence, Communication Skills, Motivation and Self Esteem and how to Speak Out. For more information [...]
The audience at our memorable Auction of Pleasures will remember being blown away by the performer Terry Neason. Terry, a Library supporter is now offering workshops, sharing her own amazing powers of ‘personal impact’. We know that some of those attending the night would be interested to hear that these workshops are now on offer.The workshops are designed to foster Confidence – Communication Skills – Motivation – and Self Esteem and how to Speak Out. For more information click, visit her website at www.mybodyandme.co.uk.
June Crawford, Susan Kippax, Jenny Onyx, Una Gault and Pam Benton Emotion and Gender: constructing meaning from memory London: Sage, 1992 Available here. Frigga Haug et al Female Sexualisation: a collective work of memory London: Verso, 1987 Available here. Beverley Skeggs Formations of Class and Gender: becoming respectable London, Sage, 2001 Find more information here. [...]
Adele Patrick participated in the Subject in Process symposium at the CCA on Saturday, 6th September 2009. The ‘Subject in Process’ symposium sought to ask if artists could be considered to have an obligation to connect with events in the real world. Adele’s presentation, now published here, reflected on the specific significance of a ‘women’s library’ in the civic, cultural and historical landscape of Glasgow.
GWL staff Hannah Little and Adele Patrick have been meeting with the artist Kate Davis who is working on a collaborative exhibition ‘The Long Loch: How do we go on from here?’ and a related programme of activities with the celebrated American artist Faith Wilding.
Hello, Just wanted to mention how fantastic it is to have some new faces added to the Library staff team of late. Morag the new Lifelong Learning Development Worker is taking on the Herculean task of grappling with the complexities of GWL past and present and orientating this to the landscape of the whole of [...]
Women Make History has launched the map of our women’s heritage walk of Glasgow’s West End.