|With Miss Pokeno’s mask and the instrument of nuisance|
The art of joyful disobedience!
After working in Southwark for the ‘Regeneration’ Department around 2006, I was disillusioned by local councils and their demonstrations of ‘local good will’ while gentrifying areas in the name of profit. So it was great to come back for a residency at the studio of The Sisters of Perpetual Resistance.
The result, a 5 woman show The Art of Nuisance opens October 8th 2015 in Borough, London at Sisters HQ, 8th – 23rd October 2015,
1 Doyce Street
The Art of Nuisance
is a 15 day series of workshops, events and gatherings to celebrate new
feminist activism. “Subverting the patronising claim by politicians of
the time that militant suffragettes were merely ‘making a nuisance of
themselves’, we are dedicating two weeks to rowdy art and agitation by
women. This is beautifully executed discontent which you can participate
“Over the summer of 2015 Miss Pokeno invited five young emerging artists to the Sisters’ HQ at London Bridge to create an Instrument Of Nuisance.
Each artist was given ten days and resources to interpret this brief
however they chose. The resulting work will be exhibited at the opening show on the 8th of October.
Expect wayward and extravagant work from sonic artist Fari Bradley; web meddler Meg Mosley; as well as anarchist artist Cristinalina (aka Gold Peg); feminist art provocateur Sarah Maple; and still-at-art-school-but-you-just-wait Rebecca Jackson. There will be dissenters’ workshops, film nights and soup salons, not
to mention inter-generational feminist arm-wrestling (sign up now),
intelligent, rumbustious, joyous, gin-fuelled mayhem in the back streets
It is in the anarchic nature of The Art of Nuisance that events will
slip and slide. Some will only be announced the day or hour before the
happening. Some may not be revealed at all.
Check the website or facebook page for constant updates.
|These guys were on their way to an anti-austerity march so I tooted for them|
Thursday 8th October 6pm-9pm: Art of Nuisance opens the exhibition
-Sunday 11th October: Poster makeup and pasteup with Cristinalina
-Tuesday 13th October 7-9pm: screening of Just Do It – a tale of
modern day outlaws – film about climate change activists directed by
-Saturday 17th October 6pm-12 midnight: #MeggyandMapes (artists Sarah
Maple and Meg Mosley) host an Inter-Generational Feminist Arm-Wrestling
-Friday 23rd October 6pm- 12pm: Fierce Fiesta! The artists take their work to the streets ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN
For high res press images and interviews with artists please email: firstname.lastname@example.org