21 Revolutions

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Karla Black, Necessity, 2012 (examples)

Necessity: Exclusive ltd edition artwork by Karla Black

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

For 21 Revolutions, Karla Black has created a series of 50 unique sculptures that sit like greetings cards

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Kate Davis, 'Not just the perfect moments', digital print, 2012

Not Just The Perfect Moments: Exclusive ltd edition digital fine art print by Kate Davis

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

In this work, as is the case with much of Kate Davis’ practice, photography and drawing are brought into close relation, and both are questioned as techniques for representing, and caring for, the past.

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Nicky Bird with Alice Andrews, Raging Dyke Network, 2012

Raging Dyke Network: Exclusive ltd edition colour postcards by Nicky Bird with Alice Andrews

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

Raging Dyke Network (RDN) was a group of radical separatist lesbians active in the late 1990s. It spanned across 52 locations from the UK, Europe, Canada and USA. This edition of 20 postcards by Nicky Bird aims to represent the network’s scale and make visible a history often overlooked, without revealing the personal and political content that belonged to a group who identified themselves in terms of their separatist gender politics.

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Sam Ainsley, This Land is Your Land, 2012, black on white

This Land is Your Land…: Exclusive ltd edition digital pigment fine art print by Sam Ainsley

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

Sam Ainsley's print uses a process of word association to celebrate the qualities of all the women of Scotland: “I didn't want to name names as so many would have to be left out…”

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Elspeth Lamb, Timepiece, 2012

Timepiece: Exclusive ltd edition digital pigment fine art print by Elspeth Lamb

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

The object that sparked off the research for Elspeth Lamb’s banner and print edition Timepiece was the small Victorian fob watch in GWL’s suffragette collection.

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Fiona Dean, To the dear love of comrades, 2012

To the dear love of comrades: in memory of Flora Murray: Exclusive ltd edition digital pigment fine art print by Fiona Dean

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

Fiona Dean’s print celebrates the life and work of Flora Murray, a medical doctor and an active and prominent member of the WSPU

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Claire Barclay, Untitled, 2012 (both diptychs)

Untitled: Exclusive ltd edition screenprint by Claire Barclay

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

The texts featured in these two diptychs of prints by Claire Barclay re-appropriate a slogan that was used by the Social Purity Movement, aligned to temperance and women’s suffrage groups in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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Ashley Cook, We Want, 2012

We Want: Exclusive ltd edition digital print and screenprint by Ashley Cook

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

For this work, Ashley Cook took inspiration from the Suffragette collection at GWL, specifically the quote ‘We want what men have, it may not be a lot but we want it just the same’, taken from a Suffragette postcard, and imagery drawn from the card game PANKO.

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Jacki Parry, Women In The City, 2012

Women In The City: Exclusive ltd edition photo-etching by Jacki Parry

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

The focus for Jacki Parry’s print is provided by the five geographical locations of Glasgow Women’s Library since its inception in Garnethill to its new home in Bridgeton.

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Shauna McMullan, 165 Stars, Found in GWL Lending Library, 2012

165 Stars, Found in GWL Lending Library: Exclusive ltd edition print by Shauna McMullan

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

For her print, Shauna McMullan combed GWL’s lending library collecting the marginalia and specifically the asterisks and starred items from hundreds of the donated volumes.

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