Events

All events will take place online via zoom. For booking, please visit the Glasgow Women’s Library website.

STORY CAFÉ SPECIAL: LIFE SUPPORT, Thursday 19 August, 1pm – 2.30pm
Join us for a Story Café that explores texts by writers including Saidiya Hartman and Cathy McCormack about housing and the concept of ‘home’ from approaches that span the activist to the poetic.

OPEN FORUM: HOUSING IS A FEMINIST ISSUE, Wednesday 22 September, 2pm
Presented in partnership with Living Rent, this online workshop will feature short talks from a range of speakers including the artist Martha Rosler, followed by small group discussions and collective feedback. Together we will explore housing activism as part of feminist struggle, with a focus on creative organising and movement-building.

OPEN ARCHIVES: BUILDING COMMUNITY ACROSS COLLECTIVES, Thursday 30 September, 6pm – 7.30pm
How have grassroots collectives worked together to sustain and care for each other? This Open Archive explores the traces of feminist, queer, anti-racist, and community organising in the GWL archives, spotlighting material from groups that have built intersecting support networks across political struggles.

ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION, Wednesday 6 October, 2pm – 4pm
This informal conversation between artists who have created works for the Life Support exhibition and members of the curatorial team will encompass themes including health and care.