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Our Red Aunt - Art Exhibition

Categories: Articles:Social Justice | Published: 30/01/2018 | Views: 734

Thursday 1st February 2018 - Saturday 17th March 2018

International artist, Fiona Jack presents a collection of new works responding to the work and life of her Grand Aunt, prominent Scottish activist and suffragette Helen Crawfurd (née Jack).




Glasgow Women's Library are delighted to host their first solo exhibition by an international artist. Fiona Jack introduces a new series of works made in response to her Great Grand Aunt, suffragette Helen Crawfurd, which will be exhibited at the library less than a mile from where Crawfurd campaigned on Glasgow Green in the early 1900s. Over the past year, Fiona has studied Helen’s unrelenting crusade against injustice and, with friends and collaborators, Fiona has made a series of books, banners, sculptures and ceramics that respond to Helen Crawfurd’s legacy and the relevance of her critical perspectives today.

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