Feminist and Queer Arts Activism: book chapter by Clare Johnson

Above: Adrian Howells, Held (2007). Photo: Niall Walker. Clare Johnson has contributed a chapter on ‘Feminist and Queer Arts Activism’ to the Routledge Handbook of Communication and Gender (Routledge, 2020) edited by Marnel Niles Goins, Joan Faber McAlister and Bryant Keith Alexander.  This chapter adopts an historiographic approach to the field of feminist and queer arts activisms, which …

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Mary Gormally publishes book review: Patch Work: A Life Amongst Clothes

VCRG Visiting Research Fellow, Mary Gormally, has published a book review of Patch Work: A Life Amongst Clothes by Claire Wilcox (Bloomsbury, 2020). Mary’s review is published online in Fashion Theory (2021). The review “considers the complex ways [Wilcox] uses both museum and personal objects to prompt a lifetime of memories and reflections on her past, professional and personal; and …

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Wellbeing Vox Pops

This project is a collaboration between Clare Johnson (VCRG) and Keiko Higashi (Arnolfini). The film brings together a series of UWE academics and artists to critically engage with the concept of ‘wellbeing’ in the context of the Health & Wellbeing exhibitions on show at Arnolfini from winter 2020-spring 2021: A Picture of Health and Jo …

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