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

By Brennavan Sritharan

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‘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 pen, the appeal appears on a poster made in 1975 by socialist-feminist collective The Hackney Flashers. With their travelling exhibitions, Jo Spence and other members created influential agitprop materials as a way of confronting social prejudices.

Their black-and-white prints – of women at work in factories; female machinists …read more

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