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  • International Women's Day March 1979 reconstruction, arriving at the doors of Wollongong Art Gallery

  • International Women's Day March 1979 reconstruction, heading up Burelli Street and through the Arts Precinct of Wollongong

  • Wollongong May Day March, 1979, Crown Street Wollongong. South Coast International Women’s Day Banner reused.

    Photo Courtesy University of Wollongong Archives and Library: Nadine Clark, Michael Organ, Stephanie Drummond; Grant White Karen Illesca, Phillippa Webb

  • International Women's Day March 1979 reconstruction, 2019, Wollongong

  • South Coast Miners’ Womens’ Auxiliaries campaign against dust diseases, late 1930s.

Future Feminist Archive: Live! in Wollongong

Future Feminist Archive 2019

Future Feminist Archive: Live! in Wollongong
Curated by Jo Holder & Catriona Moore

Opening
: Friday 8 March, International Women’s Day, Wollongong Art Gallery
Exhibition runs: 8 March to 2 June, 2019

Future Feminist Archive In conversation: Wednesday 17 April, 1-2pm
Join archivist, blogger and historian Michael Organ and activist and curator Sharon Callaghan and guests for a roundtable on the future of feminist archives in the Illawarra.

Artists: Alison Alder, Belle Blau, Julie Freeman, Deborah Kelly, Fiona MacDonald, Wendy Murray, Ciara Phillips & Jessie Street National Women’s Library, Steve Smith
Print Set: Future Feminist Archive
1979 IWD March Reconstruction performers: The Femme Fatales
Poets: Isabella Luna, Kirli Saunders, Lorin Elizabeth
Archives: Sydney Trades Hall Collection, Kandos Museum, WIN TV, Wollongong Local Studies Library, University of Wollongong Archive, Wollongong Art Gallery, Private Collections


Contemporary Art & Feminism, badges

Selected Badges: Appear on T-shirts worn by marchers in the IWD 1979 March. Selections sourced from the Kandos Museum Collection (donated by Kath Butler), and the Trades Hall Collection, Sydney (14 badges donated by: Cathy Bloch, NSW Teachers Federation, Sydney and Wollongong; Audrey Mcdonald, Union of Australian Women; Peace Dove, Brass Badge, Seamen’s Union (Donated by Kondelea (known as Della) Elliott (1917–2011), who in the 1950s worked for the Waterside Workers' Federation, then Seamen's Union from 1955 to 1088. In retirement she helped establish the Jessie Streets Women's Library); Bill Pirie Collection (Sydney Trades Hall, Heritage Officer); and from a private collection in Sydney the 2 Badges: United Nations Decade for Women (1976-1985) and Equal Pay Year (1986). Photo: Bernie Fischer

 

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