Southall Black Sisters contributes to V&A’s Disobedient Objects exhibition
Pragna Patel and Hannana Siddiqui of SBS have contributed to the V&A’s innovative exhibition exploring interventions made by Feminism from the 1970’s onwards. The V&A explains that the exhibition “will demonstrate how political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design. Disobedient Objects will focus on the period from the late 1970s to now, a time that has brought new technologies and political challenges”.
The exhibition runs from 26th July 2014 to 1st February 2015 and is a first to showcase a wide spectrum of objects and ideas created and used by activists ranging from Suffragette teapots to protest robots. The V&A explains that “this exhibition will be the first to examine the powerful role of objects in movements for social change. It will demonstrate how political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design”.
Hannana Siddiqui will be attending the private viewing and evening reception to for the launch of the ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition on Thursday 24th July.
The exhibition officially opens on 26th July until 1st February 2014
At the Porter Gallery V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
Admission is free
Open daily from 10am to 5.30pm, Friday till 9.30pm
With access for the disabled. Easily accessible via public transport
For more information on the exhibition visit the V&A website.
Image: Copyright V&A