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Kobby Adi: like a lit match in a NU-FREEZER: held

Constance Howard Gallery 21 Sept 2018 - 2 Nov 2018

Anne Morell: Chasing Tensions

Adi’s work situates the use of textiles amongst a thoughtful and multi-layered installation including narratives that are present and urgent.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of free public events and workshops led by collaborators Tiya Dahyabhai, Christina Simpson, Nadeem Din-Gabisi and EAST (Eating At the Same Table), as well as a themed Talking Textiles and object handling session. Please see the below for dates and details. A publication in the form of a CD will accompany the exhibition.

If you would like more information about this exhibition, Check out the event page

Creating Concrete Universes. A Gloria Anzaldúa Thought Gallery

Special Collections  5 Sept 2018 - 17 Oct 2018

Drawing by Gloria Anzaldua with text 'nepantla'

This display curated by Nina Hoechtl and Rían Lozano introduces the unique practice of Gloria Anzaldúa (1942-2004).

The Women's Art Library is pleased to present A Gloria Anzaldúa Thought Gallery, installed in Special Collections and Archives as a series of images and audio recordings of Anzaldúa speaking in the 1990s.


Gloria Anzaldúa described herself as a “Chicana, tejana, working-class, dyke-feminist poet, writer-theorist”. She gave workshops and lecture “gigs” across the United States of America and as she engaged with her audiences she would draw on transparencies producing drawings, notes, and diagrams that are now part of the Benson Latin American Collection/University of Texas Libraries. These drawings were central to her teaching and writing. The Library has purchased four key publications and the exhibition will form the basis of an archive in the Women’s Art Library collection.

For more information see Creating Concrete Universes. A Gloria Anzaldúa Thought Gallery

 

 

 

Exhibition Proposals

If you have ideas for an exhibition in one of the library spaces, please see Exhibition Proposals for further details.