Promises and expectations - Brighton Library: Women and Domesticity – What’s your perspective? with Fabula Collective

Vanessa Marr (Curator/Producer)

Research output: Non-textual outputExhibition

Abstract

Work exhibited at the Public Library in Brighton.
A collection of seven embroidered dusters commenting upon the expectations of women within a domestic environment. Popular fairy tale phrases are juxtaposed against definitions of domesticity, brutality, protectiveness and femininity, questioning the promises told through fairy tales to women and girls.
Also exhibited: a collection of poems exploring the role of women in fairy tales with accompanying embroideries.
Please also refer to other entries documenting exhibitions and/or workshops labelled Women and Domesticity that form part of this research output.
Original languageEnglish
SizeAn estimated several hundred visitors
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2015
EventPromises and expectations - Sussex Coast College, Hastings, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Mar 201514 Mar 2015

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