There will be an exhibition of posters and a discussion about a 1970s women’s art collective tonight (Friday 26 June) as part of Fitzrovia Festival 2015.
Capitalism also depends on domestic labour. One of many posters produced by the collective. Source: See Red Women’s Workshop.
Set up in the mid-1970s the See Red Women’s Workshop produced posters to challenge chauvinist views of women.
Three former art students met through an ad placed in Red Rag — a radical feminist magazine — asking for women interested in forming a group to look at and combat the negative images of women in advertising and the media.
See Red grew out of that meeting and a collective was formed producing silk screened posters for the women’s liberation movement as well as for radical community groups and others on request.
Their first workshop was a squat in Camden Town but after a brick was thrown through the window…
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