FORWARD’s Artists Unite to End FGM project presents Hidden Scars, an exhibition featuring the work of 9 female artists, exploring harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and similar issues affecting African girls and women in Africa and the global African diaspora.
This exhibition aims to highlight the physical and mental trauma suffered by many women due to these practices,the art inspires hope, focuses on the strength of survival and also celebrates African girls and women. The exhibition is being held to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls.
The artists involved:
Phillipa Kate Weaver:www.philippakate.com
Fio Adamson: www.fio-adamson.com
Farida Makki: www.instagram.com/farida_makki_art/?hl=en
Iris Legendre: http://irislegendre.com/
Aga Tamiola: www.agatamiola.com
Sarrah El-Bushra: https://sarrahelbushra.wordpress.com/
Linett Kamala: https://linettkamala.com/
Gloria Ojulari Sule: www.gloriaojularisule.com
Opening hours for the exhibition, which is open from the 1st to the 15th December are below. Register on this page if you would like to make a donation to attend, but you are welcome to visit the gallery at any time. For information on the opening nioght 1st December (music, drinks,poetry, discussion) see here.