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‘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.

Posted 16:55 Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 In: Arts News Tags: Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait Art Rookie Artfund femininity Feminism fine art Thom Kofoed women

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.

Posted 09:57 Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 In: Community Arts Tags: A Circle of Sisters Art drumming Feminism Finding Self Laboratorium Pieśni Red Tent Sarah Bullock spirituality st mary in the castle The Hive women's circles Women’s Wellness Circle Yael Deckelbaum: Prayer of the Mothers
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.

Posted 16:10 Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 In: Hastings People Tags: Afghanistan Feminism Janey Moffat Lalöe Maya Evans mothers peace activist VCNV

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A week of film, video and performance on the theme of 21st century suffragettes, with historical reference to local suffragette Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, presented by riart Grrrls at Stade Hall, Old Town, Hastings.

Posted 23:09 Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 In: Visual Arts Tags: Clare Whistler Doin' Dirt Time Feminism Maya Evans performance riart Grrrls Suffragettes Suzi Gablik Xaverine Bates
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 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
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: activettes anti-Drones Campaigners Drones Feminism Hastings St Leonards women
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