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Seeing Things (Together): Ruth Ewan

17th June at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Black and white research collage of cat figurines.

Our favourite things about seeing a film or an exhibition is chatting about it afterwards, but as this can’t always happen at the moment, we’ve created a space on Zoom where we can see things together and have a chance to share our thoughts afterwards if we want to.

Seeing Things, Thursday 17th June, 3pm to 4.30pm, Online, Women only, 16+

From GWL Charm Bracelet designed by Joy BC & Ruth Ewan
From GWL Charm Bracelet designed by Joy BC & Ruth Ewan

Each session will be a virtual “trip” to see or watch something (short films, performances, online exhibitions or music) followed by an informal and open chat facilitated by our Seeing Things volunteers. These sessions are about exploring women artists together, regardless of how little or how much we know about art.

The session will introduce the work of a Glasgow-based contemporary artist, Ruth Ewan. We’ll revisit her commission for the Edinburgh Art Festival 2018, Sympathetic Magick, and consider how artists can highlight overlooked and marginalized histories, people, places and create alternative narratives.

The session was stimulating, informative, inspiring and altogether gorgeous. I felt welcome and the atmosphere was open and kind. – Previous Seeing Things (Together) participant

This is one of our “take part” events this Summer! You can see all Seeing Things events here.

Please note: this session will be facilitated by a student on placement with us, Mais, (with support from a GWL staff member) and will be observed by her university tutor Anne.  Anne will have her camera off, will not participate in the session, and be there purely to observe. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about this.


This event is free and for women only*. To attend, please book below and  we will share an email invitation with a Zoom link with you a few days before the event.  If you would like to make a donation to Glasgow Women’s Library, you can do so herePlease note that booking will close on Wednesday 16th June.

*All women-only events are inclusive of Trans and Intersex women, as well as non-binary and gender fluid people who are comfortable in a space that centres the experience of women.


This session takes place via an online video call link. If you would like to attend, please book below and we will share an email invitation along with simple and straight forward instructions on how this will work. If you have any concerns about how this will work for you, please do get in touch and we’ll do all we can to support you in joining the session.

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Seeing Things: Ruth Ewan (17/6/21)
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17th June
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267