"Fighting the art establishment..."

Despite encouraging statistics showing a gradual rise in the number of women artists showing in galleries, we are by no means near achieving equality.

The art establishment in Britain is a hostile environment for underrepresented artists. Despite encouraging statistics showing a gradual rise in the number of women artists showing in galleries, we are by no means near achieving equality. This panel seeks to tackle some of the issues that women and other underrepresented artists face, and discuss what we can do to drive change. Should we accept compromises with the current establishment or fight for a complete overhaul? Should we push for change through our art, or does that merely marginalize us further? And how would an egalitarian art establishment look to us? What do we actually want to achieve? 

Come and join the debate and help affect change...
with the panel:

Dr Mo Thorp, Chelsea
Helen Reckitt, Goldsmith's
Phoebe Collins-James

Martina Mullheny, Enemies of Good Art
Maria Kheirkhah

12th May 2014, 6-9pm

at Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design
London Metropolitan University
Central House, 59-63 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7PF

Room CE1-16

Supported by the Cass Feminist Art Society and Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design.

News details

Date/Time: Monday 12 May, 6-9pm
Venue: Room CE1-16, Central House

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