Last autumn Four Corners celebrated Suffragette history in East London. The Modern Suffragette project offered free photography skills workshops for mothers, culminating in an exhibition at Bow Idea Store in March 2019, for Women's History Month.
The exhibition runs until 31st March, opening times:
Monday -Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
The project takes inspiration from Norah Smyth’s images of the East End Suffragettes, to ask: What would the Suffragettes have photographed today? Participants also had the opportunity to research archival photographs and visit the local area where the East End Suffragettes led their activities.
The project offered:
The Modern Suffragette was part of The Women's Hall project, a collaborative programme of events celebrating the history of the East London Federation of Suffragettes in 2018.