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CfP: The Subversive Stitch Revisited – The Politics of Cloth

29-30 November 2013

Venue: Sackler Centre for arts education, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Keynote Speakers include: Professor Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds

The Subversive Stitch Revisited: The Politics of Cloth will explore the legacy of Rozsika Parker’s groundbreaking book, The Subversive Stitch: embroidery and the making of the feminine (1984)[i] and two landmark exhibitions from 1988[ii] that developed Parker’s ideas. It will consist of a one and a half day event held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and an online resource that will include documentation of all contributions. The event will be dedicated to the memory of Rozsika Parker, who died in 2010.


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