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SLWA artist receives Life Long Learning Award
Congratulations to SLWArtist Karen J. Smith who has recently won, a very well deserved, Life Long Learning Award from Morley College.
pillow talk
Pillow Talk – conversations with women
Pillow Talk  - conversations with women is a collaboration between South London Women Artists and the Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths, University of London. Documenting the journey the project has taken between 2016- 2018, Pillow Talk contains texts and conversations outlining the various aims, themes and aspirations and is beautifully illustrated throughout. 
Dulwich Artists Open House
South London Women Artist Janet Tod was exhibiting as part of the Dulwich Festival Artists Open House.
julie bennett - music makers
Joint Exhibition – Music Makers
Hackney Picturehouse presented the first joint exhibition of artists Julie Bennett and Gerald O’Dowd.
Joan Byrne
There is Still Life in the old Chapel
A principal genre of Western art, the subject of still life painting or sculpture is defined as anything that does not move or is dead. Interpreting its meaning, 29 artists present recent works in a range of media: painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and film, with surprising results. Set within the historic faded glory of the Asylum Chapel.
HEO+3 Silence and Poetry
Written by Claire Dorey Images from left: The Rye Poets: Helen Adie, Pia Goddard and Joan Byrne. Kate Redfern. Aerial view of poetry reading. Karen Piddington showed a short film at the home cinema area of the Portico Gallery  
strong and stable
Strong and Stable
Celebrating ten years of South London Women Artists. The theme of the show references a recent article in The Independent referring to those now notorious words… ‘strong & stable’.
Three Billboards Inside Portico
MICHAEL HOLLAND 31stMAY 2018 As the campaign to out predators and abusers marches on, over 20 female artists from the South London Women Artists’ group use blank canvases assembled as billboards to have their say on coercive control and sexual abuse, to create a wall of unity.  Traditionally used for advertising, often objectifying woman, the billboards serve as a reclaimed space...
Silence is Over at Portico Gallery
Over 20 female artists have their say on a blank canvas on the subject of coercive control and sexual abuse. The canvases will then be assembled into billboards, which serve as a reclaimed space, where the female voice can be heard.
pillow talk tate lates
People interacting with SLWA’s Pillow Talk project
It was a busy evening for the South London Women Artists’ project Pillow Talk. It was being exhibited as part of the Uniqlo Tate Lates in February 2018.
Matze and Citroen at Museum de Fundatie
SLWA artist and photographer YOKE MATZE is in an exhibition at the Museum de Fundatie/Kasteel het Nijenhuis in the Netherlands.
frieze discussion
Frieze ‘Alt Feminisms’ Panel Discussion & Sex Work: Feminist Art & Radical Politics
by Melissa Budasz for ArtVerve, at Frieze London 2017 What a way to kick start Frieze London – an hour and half from opening, Alison Gingeras chairs a panel of feminist practitioners whose careers have spanned over 40 years – Renate Bertlmann, Penny Slinger, Marilyn Minter and Cosey Fanni Tutti. Their art initially had censorship restrictions, cut-off from mainstream feminism...