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A Spoon is the Safest Vessel: Exhibition Launch

1st November, 2019, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Image from a guest book in the Dorothy Dick archive. Credit: GWL collection

In this exhibition, a new collaboration between emerging artists Juliane ForondaKirsty Russell and Tako Taal explores the barely visible gestures and behind the scenes work that make up a hosting practice.

Image from a guest book in the Dorothy Dick archive. Credit: GWL collection
Image from a guest book in the Dorothy Dick archive. Credit: GWL collection

A Spoon is the Safest Vessel: Exhibition Launch, Friday 1st November, 3pm to 5pm


What is feminist hospitality and how can we map its traces? Through a body of new work, artists Juliane Foronda, Kirsty Russell and Tako Taal invite you to consider these questions and celebrate their emerging collaboration. Find out more about the exhibition here.

Our Seeing Things group will be attending this event, please get in touch if you’d like to join the friendly group and come along together.


This event is for open to all and is free to attend. Please book below (you will be taken through the shopping cart but no charge will be made) or you can call us on 0141 550 2267. If you have booked a place and are no longer able to attend please let us know so that we can make your place available to someone else.


Glasgow Women’s Library is wheelchair accessible, with lifts to the first floor and the Mezzanine Floor. We have accessible toilets and all the bathrooms are individual closed stalls and are gender neutral. Our larger Events Space is fitted with an induction loop. A portable induction loop is also available. For paid events free companion tickets are available.

Find more information on Accessibility at GWL or contact us and we will be very happy to offer assistance.

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1st November, 2019
3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267
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Glasgow Women’s Library
23 Landressy Street
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0141 550 2267