This is an archive of some events we have done over the last couple of years. Since October 2016 we are using Facebook for news of events and updates. See link to right.
Égalité, Mon Oeil!
See Red were invited to show posters and attend this fantastic show of women’s graphics in Paris in spring 2016, coinciding with international women’s day, as part of the Fete du Graphisme 2016.
See Red Exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery 6 Jun – 19 Sept 2015
This happened as a ICA touring event, and involved Pru and Suzy from See Red doing a talk for the opening, along with others events illustrated by See Red posters. The ICA also produced a great education pack for the exhibition, ica-educators-resource-pack-see-red
Exhibition Opening, with a talk by See Red Women’s Workshop and Educator’s Tour
11 June 2015
Curated Screening: Women in Protest
18 June 2015
Workshop led by artist Polly Brannon: Posters of Protest and Revolution
21 July 2015
Workshop led by artist Paula Chambers: Imagery and the Suffragettes
August 5 2015
Posters from See Red will be on display in an exhibition at The Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, 39 Tottenham Street, from June 25th to 28th 2015. There is an article about the show by Sue Blundell in Fitzrovia News and click here for more information about the festival.
On Friday 27th at 7pm, there will be a discussion entitled: ‘Radical Silkscreen Printing Collective’ led by See Red founder members, Suzy and Pru.
The exhibition will be open 6pm to 9pm on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th June and 10am to 4pm on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June.
There will be a large exhibition of original See Red Women’s Workshop posters at the International Poster & Graphic Design Festival at Chaumont, France from Wednesday 27 May to Friday 29 August 2015. Founder See Red members Pru and Suzy will be in attendance talking about the posters and the workshop’s history.
See Red Women’s Workshop members will be speaking at the Politics, Posters, Protest: British Political Posters 1914-2014 conference at Manchester’s wonderful People’s History Museum
Friday 10 October 2014
9:30 – 5.15pm
Cost: £25/£15 concessions
Topics will include the history of posters, design as activism, the management and manipulation of billboards, subversions and internet spoofs and the influence of new media on how political posters are conceived and deployed.
In the Art & Design as Activism slot, Pru and Suzy from See Red are joined by Ross Colquhon (Designer and member of Artists and Creatives for Scottish Independence), Noel Douglas (Occupy Movement) and Clifford Singer (MyDavidCameron.com). Following on will be longstanding political artists Peter Kennard and Cat Picton on Art as a Political Weapon.
For more information about the day, where the venue is and how to book, see the People’s History Museum website:
The event is organised with the V&A museum.
Suffragettes, Sisters and Struggles
To mark the occasion of The East London Suffragette Festival, an exhibition of radical posters of women’s activism from various sources, including from See Red Women’s Workshop, will be on display. The exhibition will run for one week.
Saturday 2nd August – Friday 8th August
Four Corners, 121 Roman Road, E2 0QN
Barrelstout & Four Corners present: “The East London Suffragette Festival Film Night”
An evening of extracts and shorts focussing on images of women’s struggle, political activism and filmmaking, celebrating the centenary of the East London Suffragettes.
Friday 1st August 2014
Four Corners, 121 Roman Road, E2 0QN
Doors open 7, for 7:30 start.
Admission: £3/£1 concessions. Bar
Bethnal Green tube or 8 bus
Issue No.2 (winter 2013/14) of the wonderful OOMK publication shown above has an interview with two See Red members and reproduces several of our posters. OOMK is available from their website and various bookshops. Check their site for details and more about what they do.
See Red posters are appearing in the forthcoming V&A display and touring exhibition A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution as well our ‘Protest’ poster being used as the main image to promote the exhibition.
See Red with Ciara Phillips at the Showroom.
16th November 2013
Artist Ciara Phillips invited See Red to come and speak as part of her project Workshop (2010-ongoing). Ciara has a long term commitment to working collaboratively with print and different groups. While she was at the Showroom she also worked with the group Justice for Domestic Workers. Have a look at the link to Showroom website for more information.
INK NOW: Posters, Collectives and Art
6.30-8.30pm, Tuesday 4th June 2013
Refreshments available from 6pm
Lecture Theatre CR100, London Met University, 41-47 Commercial Road, London, E1 1LA
Nearest tube: Aldgate East, buses: 15, 254,205, 25.
This is an evening of presentations and discussion about how posters have been used in different radical, political, feminist, collective and community settings. By looking at specific historical moments we hope to open up a conversation about radical ideas and collective practices in the contemporary art context.
Suzy Mackie and Pru Stevenson, founding members of the See Red Women’s Workshop Collective, which produced silkscreened feminist and community posters from c1974 up to the early 1990s, will show poster images and talk about why and how the collective was set up and the first 8 years.
Jess Baines (LSE) will be presenting her research on the history of late 20th century radical and community printing collectives and co-ops in the UK – including: poster collectives, service printers, typesetters and print resource centres. Jess is also a former Member of the See Red Womens Workshop
Dean Kenning (Kingston University and CSM) will be talking about the recent show at Portman Gallery: ‘Poster Production’ where he worked with art students from Morpeth School, Central St Martins and Reading University, and with several contemporary artists to produce posters based on different themes and according to various methods of working.
Rachael House and Jo David from artist run Space Station Sixty-Five on posters and archives in the art space, including poster-related shows such as ‘Shape and Situate’ ‘Rachael will also talk about her recent exhibitions ‘Feminist Disco’ and ‘A Space of Potential’ which draw on feminist cultures’?
Chair: Anne Robinson (senior lecturer at London Metropolitan University and former member of See Red Womens Workshop)
Each of the speakers will make a 20 minute presentation followed by an open discussion with time for questions.
Admission free and all welcome, but please register at:
Supported by The Facility, FSSH