Feminist Readings, Hypatia Trust
Sat 24th Jan, 2pm-6pm
Hypatia Trust, Penzance, Cornwall
led by Giulia Antonioli, Sabrina Fuller and Helena Reckitt
On their visit to Hypatia, members of the Feminist Duration Reading Group share texts and inspiration from black feminist writings, Italy and Indonesia.
No advance reading is required as we will read texts out loud together and then discuss.
Thanks to Cultivator this is a free event with refreshments.
2pm networking and coffee
2.30-45pm introduction to the FDRG and our visitors Giulia Antonioli, Sabrina Fuller, and Helena Reckitt
3.00- 4.30pm reading and discussion sessions
5.00-6.00pm informal networking and refreshments
The Feminist Duration Reading Group welcomes everyone to explore the feminist legacy and its resonance in art, thinking and collective practice. If there are enough people who are interested in forming a local reading group we may also discuss the viability of this.
Milan Women’s Bookshop Collective, The Practice of Doing, in Sexual Difference: A Theory of Social- Symbolic Practice, trans. Patricia Cicogna and Teresa de Lauretis, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1987.
Hazel V Carby, White Woman Listen! Black Feminism and the Boundaries of Sisterhood, in The Empire Strikes Back: Race and Racism in Seventies Britain, edited by the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, 1982.
Khairani Barokka, ‘Moon Dances with Three Planets,’ ‘Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee,’ and ‘Coffee Monologues,’ (excerpts from solo spoken word/art show Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee) in Poems and other myths: a collection of spoken word poetry by women from Asia, Big Bridge Press, 2016.
Khairni Barokka, Indigenous Species, London: Tilted Axis Press, 2016 (selections)