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Thom Kofoed Photo ZR

‘Untitled (Miss.Ms.Other)’

Opening this Saturday: Hastings born and bred multi-media artist, Thom Kofoed, is holding a solo exhibition of his latest work in the Crypt at St Mary in the Castle. ‘Untitled (Miss.Ms.Other)’ is an exploration of the artist’s connection with strong female icons – and his evolving understanding of what it means to be a woman. Zelly Restorick reports.

Installation by Anna Atkinson

The Hive: A Circle of Sisters

The Hive is a new, rapidly growing group for self-identified women in Hastings. Founded by Sarah Bullock, a veritable powerhouse of embodied creative energy, it meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at St Mary in the Castle. HOT’s Xaverine M A Bates tells us more.

Goddess in the Gutter Theatre Co, photo © Miranda Gavin

A Day in the Life of a Woman by Lisa Harmer-Pope, directed by Heather Alexander

A Day in the Life of a Woman premièred at The Roomz as part of Ladyfest, riart Grrrls’ celebration of imperfection to raise funds for Refuge on International Women’s Day. Miranda Gavin was there to review the performance.

Janey in Kabul

Hastings film-maker returns from Afghanistan

Having previously covered Janey Moffat Lalöe’s plans to travel to Afghanistan with peace activist Maya Evans by HOT, Xaverine Bates was keen to speak to Janey about how she fared over there and how the experience of being in Kabul had shaped her experiences since her return to the UK.

Jini Rawlings: CUSP

green:purple programme

A week of film, video and performance on the theme of 21st century suffragettes, with historical reference to local suffragette Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, presented by riart Grrrls at Stade Hall, Old Town, Hastings.

Occupation of HCMC for IWD 2012

riart Grrrls pull out all the stops

riart Grrrls’ contribution to Coastal Currents, green:purple, is a week of events at Stade Hall which starts on Monday and includes both a daytime exhibition and nightly events. The idea was born out of a conversation between co-curators Xaverine Bates and Clare Whistler, as Xaverine, also a HOT writer, explains.

Her Mind's Eye, ed. Rachel Lever

Writing, activism, feminism: then and now.

Local artist, film-maker, all-purpose scribe and social agitator Rachel Lever talks to HOT’s Xaverine Bates  about her upcoming talk, the second in riart Grrrls’ female author series, during which she will discuss her work as editor of the Her Eye series in the 1990s, working at Spare Rib and other feminist publications, as well as her take on the resurgent wave of global feminism.

Posted 12:54 Wednesday, May 22, 2013 In: Literature Tags: , , , , , ,
The Activettes

The Activettes launch new Zine, ‘Sex Drugs & Drones.’

Phat Al of the Activettes talks to HOT’s Xaverine Bates about their creative protests so far & the launch of their Zine, which will be available at the Kave Gallery, 8 Kings Road from 16 May.

Posted 15:23 Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , , , , ,
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