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Cessation of Silence
Published 7 January 2017 by JT


Hallo and Happy New Year
This next few weeks I'll curating an event with sound works for the Islington South Women's Forum.

The event is called Cessation of Silence, it is in March to celebrate International Women's Day.Our focus is Domestic Violence and we asking for people to send in works in.We will be having invited speakers.
I hope this event will draw together some really special music, discussions and artworks which explore and express feelings and experiences that people may have.

Cessation of Silence

Cessation of Silence – Call for Work

International Women’s Day 11th of March 2017

Islington South Women’s Forum

Deadline 1st Feb

Contact : ISWForum@outlook.com

We are a Women’s group based in Islington with over a 1,000 members and to
celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) we are holding an event with invited
speakers and music to raise Awareness of Violence towards Women and Girls.
We are looking for audio works, audio visual work , poems or performance
practice that explore the subject of domestic violence.
If you are a survivor or have experience of the subject or do research in that
area and feel that you have work you would like to share that expresses your experiences please send it in.

We can not offer fees, however we can offer a comfortable venue, food and
assistance with travel if you are London based. More importantly, we offer an open-minded supportive audience and a way for voices to be heard

Our group welcomes women and men to the event.

Curator: Sound Artist Jo Thomas

Venue: Lift, Islington, London

Time 10- 12pm

Date: 11th of March

Please send up to two 3 minute examples of your works digitally to ISWForum@outlook.com.

Deadline 1st Feb .

Thank you

Your works will be listened to and viewed with respect at all times.

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Alpha E82 Vinyl available for purchase at Entr'acte
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