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Overlooked Overlookers (Meena Dhanda)

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, WOLVERHAMPTON, West Midlands, WV1 1DU
Overlooked Overlookers (Meena Dhanda)

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Join experts on South Asian diaspora studies from the University of Wolverhampton team with Community Education Academy of Leadership (CEAL), pioneers in cataloguing stories of overlooked women textile workers, to facilitate a sharing of memories of these early migrants'
experience. Race, gender, class and religion have figured in the stories collected thus far by CEAL but what about caste? In the first half of this workshop, we will rekindle memories by collectively viewing archival images of overlocking machines in the company of workmates, friends and families. Research findings on caste in Britain will be briefly shared and further triggers to memory will be provided through
the touch of old fabrics, labels and
buttons. Hidden stories of bonds and breakups, laughter and tears, troubles and struggles, involving
co-workers, employers, families
and friends will be voiced. In the
second half, the women's stories
will be used to create a patchwork
for display using fabrics, threads
and needles.

Free but booking essential.
For more information and to book
go to Eventbrite and search
'Overlooked, Overlockers'.

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Tel: 01902 552055

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