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SHEILA HICKS: FORAY INTO CHROMATIC ZONES

LONDON VEIL | PARIS VEIL | NYC VEIL

Monday 23 February – Sunday 19 April

Sara Shamsavari Sunday 1 March – Sunday 29 March Nailah, New York, 2014

This exhibition by American-born, Paris-based artist Sheila Hicks (b. 1934) marks the artist’s first solo show in a UK public institution. Internationally renowned for her large-scale work situated between applied arts, sculpture and performance, Hicks has distinguished herself over the past five decades as one of the most influential figures in contemporary art working with fibre and yarn. FREE

Hayward Gallery Project Space Open daily 11am – 7pm Late nights Wednesday & Thursday until 8pm Mondays 12pm – 7pm

STEFANIE POSAVEC: FEMINISM THROUGH DATA Sunday 1 March – Sunday 8 March We celebrate five years of WOW with a newly commissioned data design installation from the innovative data designer Stefanie Posavec. Cloakroom at Royal Festival Hall

Sara Shamsavari’s photographic series highlights young Muslim women across London, Paris and New York and explores the individual expression of their identity as conveyed through their vibrant hijab styles. Following the debut of London Veil at Royal Festival Hall in 2013, the response from women across the globe inspired Sara to extend the series to include ‘hijabistas’ in Paris and New York. Level 4 Foyer at Royal Festival Hall

ACTS OF LOOKING: DIGITAL SHOWCASE & PROJECTION Friday 6 march – Sunday 8 March Discover extraordinary imagery curated by women to celebrate International Women’s Day. Acts of Looking digital showcase is projected onto the exterior of Royal Festival Hall and shows a range of extraordinary imagery curated by female artists and creatives. An online project space, Acts of Looking invites female artists, curators and creatives to bring together collections of imagery that explore how gender can impact the way we see the world around us. Festival Terrace at Royal Festival Hall After dark

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Women of the World Festival Brochure 2015  

A festival of talks, workshops and performances celebrating women and girls - WOW is now five years old and has become a global phenomenon....

Women of the World Festival Brochure 2015  

A festival of talks, workshops and performances celebrating women and girls - WOW is now five years old and has become a global phenomenon....