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Camp Books courtesy of Brook Palmieri

Weemin’s Wark

26th January - 30th April

The Weemin's Wark exhibition aims to increase the visibility of women’s contribution to contemporary island culture by providing a safe space in which to examine notions of labour and positivity for women and allies who challenge structures of social and institutional inequality.

Inside GWL. Credit: Google maps street view

This Is Who We Are (BSL Interpreted)

30th March at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Follow us round our listed building on this virtual tour of GWL! Emily and Katie from the GWL team will share the story of the prints on our walls, dipping into their favourite books from the shelves and showcasing items from our archive and museum collections over zoom.

A selection of books by Maud Sulter overlaid on a table. Some books are open showing collage and photography by Maud Sulter.

Open the Door 2021: Absence/Presence

20th May at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

ONLINE: In this virtual workshop we’ll learn more about Maud Sulter and her work. We'll look together at books and feminist magazines from GWL’s library and archive that highlight some of the important Black feminist and lesbian projects Maud was involved with from the 1980s.

Greene King by Ingrid Pollard, for Seventeen of Sixty-Eight, BALTIC Artists Award 2019, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle

Ingrid Pollard

28th May - 23rd July

Following a residency in 2019, this solo exhibition will reveal Ingrid Pollard's responses to the fascinating materials held in the Lesbian archive at GWL. The new works offer a vital challenge to the ongoing marginalisation and erasure of LGBTQ+ history and culture.

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