As a Shero, what Mary Shelley demonstrates is an alternative, more realistic way of conceptualizing the “strong” female figure. The “strong woman” is a type that we are confronted with in literature, but it often falls flat, taking the form of one-dimensional female characters that are “strong” at the expense of all other characteristics, namely […]
Spoken Word Line up Cherrelle Salmon – Poet whose work captures the varying shades and intricacies of the practice of Female Genital Mutilation. Chloe Filani – Artist, poet and public speaker who has been part of numerous events at Tate Britain or the ICA, among others. Her poems talk about her experience as a black […]
In light of #MeToo, the women’s march and the recent election of Donald Trump, womxn around the world are calling out the realities we face on a daily basis and demanding that we come together to create the change we need to see. As powerful and necessary as these conversations are, they can also be […]
After the unprecedented success of Black Sheroes Month at Ugly Duck, earlier this month, Lon-art.org have partnered with Studio 73, at Brixton Village, to end their Black Sheroes Month programme on the highest note: Rachelle Romeo’s solo exhibition. Sheroes is a collaborative project that uses creative expression to give a voice to and turn our […]
Black Sheroes Art Workshops, aimed to re-think through workshops the actual meaning and purpose of the British BHM by focusing on important black women that made Britain great. Through our Black Sheroes art workshop at Rich Mix, in Tower Hamlets, we wanted to not only celebrate, but also remember and recognise the struggles of Black […]
A workshop for the entire family to embark on a journey to discover and get inspired by four women artists from different times, backgrounds and artistic disciplines. Are you ready for some time-travelling? A fun ‘journey’ during which parents and children will discover four women artists from different times, backgrounds and artistic disciplines. Children will […]
Join us for a sheroic music session, with live music by Djanan Turan and DJ Ochi, while enjoying the best Rioja wine from Spain. An event sponsored by Spanish winery Muga.
You are invited to take your seat at Herstory’s recreation of Judy Chicago’s canonical feminist artwork ‘The Dinner Party’. You will be given all you need to introduce yourself to the rest of the table as one of the Herstory Sheroes. Whether you are Junko Tabei, The Sari Squad or Muriel Matters you will be […]