Music & Liberation of material from Women's Liberation Music Archive opens

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The Fabulous Dirt Sisters from The Feminist Music Archive

An exhibition about feminists who used music as a tool to empower women during the 1970s and 80s has just opened at London’s Space Station Sixty-Five gallery.

The show, titled Music & Liberation, draws on and will collect material for the Women’s Liberation Music Archive, an online blog launched in May 2011 by Frankie Green and Dr Deborah Withers.

Alongside the exhibition of films, posters, songbooks, instruments, flyers and oral history recordings, the programme also includes events such as a live performance by folk singer Frankie Armstrong and a talk by the founder of performance act Sadista Sisters (30 November), the screening of a documentary on The Gluts, the performance trio of Kaffe Matthews, Gina Birch and Hayley Newman (13 January) and more.

Full programme and more info here.

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