Radical women’s art collective revisited in exhibition and talk

Silk screen printed poster.

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. 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 -- …

Crowdfunded shop trades beyond social convention

Two people outside shopfront.

A new shop in Warren Street looks at first sight like yet another fashionable cafe with its window display showing off an array of quiches, cakes and a shiny new coffee machine. But the new venture promises to be very different from its neighbouring businesses in many different ways. Coffee, Cake & Kisses was started by Amanda and …

Kara Walker exhibition at Camden Arts Centre

By Christina Latham If you are looking for an interesting exhibition to visit this autumn, then look no further than the Camden Arts Centre. For four months, the controversial work of Kara Walker will be exhibited at the centre. Kara Walker is an African-American artist, best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes …