Hackney Flashers

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Work (Part II), after the Space's exhibition Work (part I), features his later works from the early up to the artist's death in The latter works broadly deal with issues of health, therapy, self-empowerment and mortality. Jo Spence, Family Album, Dangerous Woman, New Artists, Art And Architecture, Contemporary Art, Identity, Art Photography, Level 3

Jo Spence Studio Voltaire London

Work (Part II), after the Space's exhibition Work (part I), features his later works from the early 1980s up to the artist's death in 1992. The latter works broadly deal with issues of health, therapy, self-empowerment and mortality.

Jo Spence’s iconoclastic self-portraits ridiculing outmoded gender stereotypes Jo Spence, Helen Chadwick, British Journal Of Photography, Gender Stereotypes, Social Art, Feminist Art, Dangerous Woman, Documentary Photography, Oppression

Jo Spence's iconoclastic self-portraits ridiculing outmoded gender stereotypes

‘It is essential that this important exhibition is seen by as many women as possible. To do this we need money – to make it fit to travel all over Britain. Please help and send donations to:- “The Hackney Flashers Collective” who took all the photographs and organised it.’ Written in red marker p

160 ‘Women and Work’ 1975 ©Hackney Flashers Feminist Art, Concert, Sketchbooks, Celebrities, Photography, Fictional Characters, Women, Artists, Celebs

Women and Work, 1975

The first project by the Hackney Flashers was ‘Women and Work’. The group set out to record with photography the working conditions of women in Hackney across a wide range of occupation…

Women and Work - The Hackney Flashers East London, Cover Photos, The Outsiders, Photo Wall, History, Film, Nature, Photography, Feminism

The Hackney Flashers

The Hackney Flashers were a collective of broadly socialist-feminist women who produced agitprop exhibitions in the 1970s and early 1980s. “The collective’s original aim was to document women…

Panel from 'Who'se Holding the Baby?' exhibition, 1978 by the Hackney Flashers Collective, showing the use of photomontage and graffiti by the group. Jo Spence, A Level Exams, Documentary Photography, East London, Photography Women, Photomontage, 1990s, Art History, Britain

Who’s holding the baby? 1978

After completing the 1975 project on ‘Women and Work’, the Hackney Flashers began to question how much could be shown by using documentary photography while working on a project on chil…

Welcome to the Hackney Flashers website! Photography Exhibition, Small Groups, Photo Wall, Activities, History, Illustration, Fotografie, Historia, History Books

Welcome to the Hackney Flashers website!

A brief history The Hackney Flashers, a women’s photography collective, was formed in 1974 and remained active until 1980. It was started by a small group of photographers and an illustrator with t…