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GLASSBALL PRESENTS ‘ILLUME: SKELMERSDALE’

24 January 2019

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209 Women

14 December - 8 February 2019

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Where Things are Different

15 August 2017

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She Dreams – Yan Wang Preston

24 September - 10 February 2018

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Wake Up Together

15 November - 17 February 2019

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19 September - 25 September 2018

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209 Women Crowdfunder

6 September - 17 October 2018

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XU ZHEN: OPTIMIZING

13 July - 7 September 2018

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HIDDEN WORLDS

14 July - 16 July 2018

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New Brighton Revisited

14 July - 25 August 2018

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SEEING FUTURES: HUGH BAIRD PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERGRADUATES & ALUMNI

29 June 2018

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‘ELLESMERE PORT’ WHITBY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EXHIBITION

22 June 2018

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Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful World Where Are You?

14 July - 28 October 2018

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17 June 2018

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1 September 2018

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Our North

28 March - 30 March 2018

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Snapshot to WeChat: A Migration of Identity

6 April 2018

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12 January - 25 March 2018

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11 January - 25 March 2018

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6 October - 22 December 2017

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26 October - 26 November 2017

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Who We Are

22 June - 26 June 2017

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7 July - 17 September 2017

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27 November - 29 November 2016

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

28 October - 18 December 2016

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5 January 2017

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North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

6 January - 19 March 2017

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7 April - 18 June 2017

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9 October 2016

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9 October 2016

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POSITIVE CHANGES

9 October 2016

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WINDS OF CHANGE

9 October 2016

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St Helens

9 October 2016

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9 October 2016

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9 October 2016

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9 October 2016

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9 July - 16 October 2016

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9 July - 16 October 2016

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9 July - 31 July 2016

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6 July - 11 July 2016

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Collected Possibilities

15 June - 19 June 2016

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Open 2: Pieces of You

15 April - 5 June 2016

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15 January - 3 April 2016

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2 March - 29 April 2013

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2 March - 29 April 2013

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7 December - 17 February 2013

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15 September - 25 November 2012

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7 December - 17 February 2013

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15 September - 25 November 2012

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209 Women

14 December - 8 February 2019

“To represent and be presented for what we are – as women, by women – is a very special thing.

This is what 209 women is all about.”

 

Helen Pankhurst, Great Granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst

 

209 Women is an exhibition at Portcullis House, London (Houses of Parliament). It launches 100 years to the day that the first women achieved the right to vote in the UK. In February, it will travel North to Open Eye Gallery.

 

LONDON: 14 DEC – 14 FEBRUARY

LIVERPOOL: 28 FEBRUARY- 14 APRIL

Book free tickets for the London showing here.

Full press pack here.

 

Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, by Jillian Edelstein

THE BACKGROUND

To mark 100 years since some women achieved the right to vote, we are taking over parliament with 204 new photographic portraits of all female MPs, shot exclusively by female photographers, and making it free and open to the public.

On 14th December 1918 women voted for the first time, and in the same year the first female MP was elected. 100 years on, this project marks that significant moment in history, whilst also highlighting the ongoing need for gender equality across society.

THE PROJECT

‘209 Women’ is a national artist-led project founded by Hilary Wood that aims to champion the visibility of women, particularly in male-dominated environments.

The exhibition will hang in Westminster from 14th December to February 2019. It will be curated by Hilary Wood (Founder/Director of ‘209 Women’ and photographer), Tracy Marshall (Director of Development and Partnerships at Open Eye Gallery), Cheryl Newman (Artist, curator and former Director of Photography of the Telegraph magazine) and Lisa Tse (Brand Consultant, TV Producer and founder of women’s club The Sorority).

The exhibition is supported by Liverpool City Council. In February 2019, it will travel to Open Eye Gallery, to be exhibited in partnership with Culture Liverpool.

As Alison McGovern MP, chair of the Speaker’s Advisory Committee on Works of Art said:

“The women’s movement has never been about one person’s achievement: it is about all of us. This project carries out that vision, including all kinds of women from all kinds of backgrounds. It is a subtle but very true statement of equality.”

“The focus in politics has rightly been on getting a critical mass of women involved. But it is the same issue in many sectors, including art itself. The works will show that women can and ought to be portrayed in all their diversity. There is no one way to be a woman artist, to be a woman politician, to be a woman.”

 

Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham, by Lottie Davies

209 Women is a project in partnership with The Royal Photographic SocietyLiverpool City Council and The Sorority.

209 Women is sponsored by Aston Martin and Power of Women series, and supported by Women’s Vote Centenary Fund and Montessori St. Nicholas.

 

Images:

Yvette Cooper, MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, by Hannah Starkey

Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, by Jillian Edelstein

Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham, by Lottie Davies

“To represent and be presented for what we are – as women, by women – is a very special thing.

This is what 209 women is all about.”

 

Helen Pankhurst, Great Granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst

 

209 Women is an exhibition at Portcullis House, London (Houses of Parliament). It launches 100 years to the day that the first women achieved the right to vote in the UK. In February, it will travel North to Open Eye Gallery.

 

LONDON: 14 DEC – 14 FEBRUARY

LIVERPOOL: 28 FEBRUARY- 14 APRIL

Book free tickets for the London showing here.

Full press pack here.

 

Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, by Jillian Edelstein

THE BACKGROUND

To mark 100 years since some women achieved the right to vote, we are taking over parliament with 204 new photographic portraits of all female MPs, shot exclusively by female photographers, and making it free and open to the public.

On 14th December 1918 women voted for the first time, and in the same year the first female MP was elected. 100 years on, this project marks that significant moment in history, whilst also highlighting the ongoing need for gender equality across society.

THE PROJECT

‘209 Women’ is a national artist-led project founded by Hilary Wood that aims to champion the visibility of women, particularly in male-dominated environments.

The exhibition will hang in Westminster from 14th December to February 2019. It will be curated by Hilary Wood (Founder/Director of ‘209 Women’ and photographer), Tracy Marshall (Director of Development and Partnerships at Open Eye Gallery), Cheryl Newman (Artist, curator and former Director of Photography of the Telegraph magazine) and Lisa Tse (Brand Consultant, TV Producer and founder of women’s club The Sorority).

The exhibition is supported by Liverpool City Council. In February 2019, it will travel to Open Eye Gallery, to be exhibited in partnership with Culture Liverpool.

As Alison McGovern MP, chair of the Speaker’s Advisory Committee on Works of Art said:

“The women’s movement has never been about one person’s achievement: it is about all of us. This project carries out that vision, including all kinds of women from all kinds of backgrounds. It is a subtle but very true statement of equality.”

“The focus in politics has rightly been on getting a critical mass of women involved. But it is the same issue in many sectors, including art itself. The works will show that women can and ought to be portrayed in all their diversity. There is no one way to be a woman artist, to be a woman politician, to be a woman.”

 

Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham, by Lottie Davies

209 Women is a project in partnership with The Royal Photographic SocietyLiverpool City Council and The Sorority.

209 Women is sponsored by Aston Martin and Power of Women series, and supported by Women’s Vote Centenary Fund and Montessori St. Nicholas.

 

Images:

Yvette Cooper, MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, by Hannah Starkey

Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, by Jillian Edelstein

Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham, by Lottie Davies

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