CATEGORY : "16 Days of Activism"
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A Room of Their Own – Film

NEWS : March 5, 2018

“The real challenge is not just making photographs that reflect their lives in an honest way, but can we engage people in a meaningful way to also act?” Susan Meiselas, 2017 Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas collaborated with Multistory and women in refuge during 2015 and 2016 to make a book – A Room of Their […]

Highlights of 2017

NEWS : January 5, 2018

It’s that time of year where we breathe out, sit back and reflect on the year gone by. Here are some of our best bits. 1) We started the year with Liz Hingley’s exhibition ‘Home Made in Smethwick’ touring to six Sandwell libraries from January to June 2017. Joined by Liz and many project participants, […]


NEWS : January 3, 2018

What an incredible couple of weeks we had on our #16daysofactivism campaign with Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas. Huge thanks to all those who supported the campaign by buying a book, donating to our GoFundMe page, visiting the installation, or attending an event. We were delighted to hand over £2500 (our target) to The Haven, a […]


NEWS : November 27, 2017

Susan Meiselas’ A ROOM OF THEIR OWN – POP-UP INSTALLATION. We have taken over two stalls at West Bromwich Indoor Market for our pop-up installation as part of #16DaysofActivism.  Come visit us from Saturday 25th Nov to Saturday 9th Dec 2017.  Open daily from 10am until 4pm (except Sunday). Visit our Pop-up installation which includes […]

Campaign with Susan Meiselas to raise funds for women in refuge

NEWS : October 31, 2017

“Only when I actually entered a refuge and found openness to start a dialogue, did I begin to imagine creating a work that could connect women whose lives had been mostly deeply impacted, with women who could listen and learn from them” Susan Meiselas, 2017 During 2015 and 2016, we collaborated with Magnum photographer, Susan Meiselas […]

A Room of Their Own / 16 days of Activism

EVENT : 25th November 10:00 am - 10th December 5:00 pm 2017

During 2015 and 2016, we collaborated with Magnum photographer, Susan Meiselas and women who were living in a Black Country refuge. The resulting publication, A Room of Their Own, shares the women’s experiences of domestic abuse.  To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November 2017, and the 16 Days of […]