Manufacturers

Shape & Situate: Posters Of Inspirational Women in Europe

Shape & Situate: Posters Of Inspirational Women in Europe

‘Shape & Situate: Posters Of Inspirational Women in Europe’ is a zine made up of posters made by artists and DIY creative people. 

More details


£2.02

Availability: This product is no longer in stock

‘Shape & Situate: Posters Of Inspirational Women in Europe’ is a zine made up of posters made by artists and DIY creative people. 

The posters feature artwork and information on an inspirational or radical European women of the poster maker’s choosing. The aim has been to highlight the (often hidden) history and lives of radical inspirational women and collectives from Europe, as a way of connecting us with the past and the present through a cultural articulation of these women’s lives.a
 
Born as a result of an appreciation of radical poster projects from the USA, such as Celebrate People’s History and Inspired Agitators, the zine provides a European perspective of women who have acted in inspirational ways, providing knowledge on - and recognising and celebrating - these radical women’s lives and actions. Women who have acted as organisers, activists, pioneers, educators, or role models, from a wide range of disciplines.

 


  There’s no life that does not contribute to our collective history, yet conventional history books show us that it’s rare for women’s lives to be documented as readily as men’s, especially women in more underground, domestic, or radical spheres. I hate to think that in years to come it’ll only be the ‘elite’ people on the top of the pile who’re remembered, creating a void and mass forgetting of the great work and lives of so many people within our social, cultural and political makeup, communities, and lives. Women such as those who are collected in the zine (and many, many more besides) are important to our collective history, women who have helped shape and situate our lives whether we know it or not. 
I wanted to try and make a zine to honour and celebrate and inform others on some of these women. The zine aims to activate feminist cultural memory, to inspire in the present, and to visually bring women’s social and political history to life and into view.
 
It is important to consider and question just who traditional/hegemonic history ‘remembers’, whom it suppresses, and why this may be. And important too to counter such narrow practice with culturally resistive, artistic and creative, grassroots memorial projects of our own, such as this one
 
 
 
Featuring posters by:
 
Dimitri Antorka-Pieri (aka jimi gherkin), Rachael House, Zoraida de Torres Burgos, Marylou Anderson, Nina Nijsten, James Clayton, A-K Pirata,  Jen Chung, Matthew Evans, Claira Turvey, Red and Nu, Chella Quint, Soya Le Gato, Julia Downes, Seleena Laverne Daye, Verity Hall, Bill Savage, John Bishop, Benjamin L. Cooney, Kathryn Taylor, Leah Mathos, Erica Smith, Melanie Maddison, Michelle Mendonca, Anna Knowles, Peter Willis, Emily Aoibheann, Ed Webb-Ingall, Amy Wright, Cara Corden, Patrick Staff, R Clout, Kathleen Teadrinker, Charlotte Cooper, Cendrine Rovini, Gladys Badhands, James Clayton, John Davison, Jo Harrison, Flo Brooks, Molly Askey-Goldsbury, Sarah Francis, Stephanie Young, Jenny Howe, Red Chidgey, Deborah M. Withers, Siân Williams, Sarah Maple, Ralph Fox, Jay Bernard, Isy Morgenmuffel, Lauren Hutchinson, Cj Reay,  Hazel Smoczynska, Holly Casio , Charlotte Young, Sofia Niazi, Charlotte Richardson Andrews, Lucie Russell, Margareta Kern, Benedict Rutherford, Ian Cockburn, Jean McEwan, Ian Pepper, Vic Conway, Laura Simmons, Lindsay Starbuck, Natalie Bradbury,  Amber Roguski, Sophie Brown, Peter Driver, Anne-Marie Atkinson, Zelly Restorick, Ada Scarrott, Steph Fletcher, Clare Brown, Cherry Styles, Lady Stardust, SJ Bradley, Clare McCormack, David Shenton, Ele Spinks, Helen Barratt, Hilary McCormack, James Wright, Joanna Britton, Johanna Gustafsson, Laura Cook, Lauren Denitzio, Paul Petard, Robina Doxi, Sabrina Chap, Tamsin Bookey, Will Tapply.
 


Cart  

No products

£0.00 Shipping
£0.00 Total

Cart Check out

New products

  • The Anarchists in Paris, May-June 1968 by Le Flutiste
  • The Vegans Guide to Media Hysteria About Veganism
The Anarchists in Paris, May-June 1968 by Le Flutiste
An anarchist eyewitness to the revolt of May-June 1968, Le Flûtiste...
Read more
The Vegans Guide to Media Hysteria About Veganism
The Vegans Guide to Media Hysteria About Veganism from the Cubesville...
Read more
Margins and Murmurations by Otter Lieffe
This is the story of Ash, a trans woman and healer living in a corner of...
Read more
No! Against Adult Supremacy Hardback Version
A collection of articles and artwork from the zine of the same name, No!...
Read more
No! Against Adult Supremacy
A collection of articles and artwork from the zine of the same name, No!...
Read more
Bang-up and Smash by Asbo Hardback Version
Bang-up and Smash is an overview of women’s prisons in the UK and a...
Read more
The Bottled Wasp Diary 2018
The 2018 Bottled Wasp has strikes, insurrections and industrial disutes...
Read more
Threads: From the Refugee Crisis by Kate Evans
Hardback full colour lovely graphic novel analysis of the refugee crisis
Read more
Unmaking Merlin by Elliott Murphy
Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature, A unique exploration of how...
Read more
Bright zine *3
Bright Zine Issue Three of the hip vegan zine 
Read more
Maximum Rocknroll *414 Nov 2017
History of Alabama Punk part 1: Birmingham, BAD EXAMPLE, Bay Area...
Read more
Crisis to Insurrection. Notes on the ongoing collapse by Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen
The crisis runs deep. The economies of the US and Europe are in profound...
Read more
Occupation Culture by Alan W. Moore
Occupation Culture: Art & Squatting in the City from Below by Alan W. Moore
Read more
Bang-up and Smash by Asbo
Bang-up and Smash is an overview of women’s prisons in the UK and a...
Read more

» All new products