Yesterday afternoon The Women’s Library was visited by the lovely Jane Garvey from Woman’s Hour to record a feature on our recent exhibitions, Out of the Archives and FeMAIL, which aired this morning.
Out of the Archives artists Helen Cammock and Hester Reeve and curator Anna Colin chatted to Jane about what inspired them in The Women’s Library archive and how all the artists created their final pieces.
You can listen to the whole show for the next week here on the BBC iPlayer. The piece on The Women’s Library starts about twelve minutes in.
And for those of you interested in the objects that Hester and Helen elected to put in their Museum of Women here they are:
This WSPU apron fascinated and intrigued Olivia and Hester, who described it as an interesting counterpoint to all the violence that took place during the campaign.
This letter provoked a strong emotional and artistic response in the artist Helen Cammock, who has created a film based on the letters of female emigrants to South Africa from 1860 to 1890.
For more information, click here to visit the Woman’s Hour website.