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BLM creative call-out from Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is offering its platform to local black and ethnic minority communities to share their responses to George Floyd’s killing and the Black Lives Matter movement. Now more than ever, the arts can be a vehicle for change, a chance to heal and bring people together that may never have had the chance, writes HOT’s Vanessa Alves.

Posted 19:03 Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020 In: Arts News Tags: #HastingsDigitalMuseum activism Art Black Lives Matter commissioned art councillor Kim Forward George Floyd Hastings Museum and Art Gallery protest
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.

Posted 23:07 Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 In: Visual Arts Tags: activism artivism Clare Whistler craftivism Feminism riart Grrrls Xaverine Bates
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: activism Feminism Marxism Rachel Lever Spare Rib Women's Fightback
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