An exhibition about women’s liberation music from the 70s and 80s will tour the UK this autumn.
Music & Liberation: Women’s Liberation Music Making in the UK, 1970-1989 shows how feminist activists used music as a tool to empower women.
The exhibition features work by The Jam Today, the Northern Women’s Liberation Rock Band, Feminist Improvising Group, the Fabulous Dirt Sisters, Abandon Your Tutu, the Mistakes and many more.
The exhibition hopes to “inspire and inform contemporary audiences about the politics of music making.”
The exhibition is touring at the following venues:
• 9-27 September, Butetown History & Arts Centre, 4 Dock Chambers, Cardiff, CF10 5AG
• 1-15 October, Bureau ‘off-site’, Three Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BN
• 29 October–24 November, Glasgow Women’s Library, 15 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7BW
• 30 November-13 January 2013, Space Station Sixty Five, Building One, 373 Kennington Road,
London SE11 4PS