Contemporary Art in Scotland: Franki Raffles Study Day
Thursday 7th November 2019
Arts Building, University of St Andrews, KY16 9AX
(1–2pm, Seminar Room 5; 2–4pm Seminar Room 2; 4–5pm Special Collections)
This study day, organised by the Contemporary Art in Scotland Tate British Art Network sub-group, brings together recent research on the feminist documentary photographer Franki Raffles, who produced a significant body of material during the 1980s and 1990s addressing the experiences of women workers in Scotland and globally. It will explore Raffles’s career and its wider connections with activism, documentary and photographic practice from the 1980s to the current moment, featuring presentations, discussions, and a viewing session of material from Raffles’s archive in the University’s Photographic Special Collections. Contributors: Jenny Brownrigg, Lydia Heeley, Weitian Liu, Bianca Packham, Natassa Philimonos, Alix Rothnie and Alistair Scott. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm a place.