• Feminist Collage Workshop with Isabella Bunnell

  • Sat, 18-05-2019 at 10:00
  • Lighthouse - Edinburgh’s Radical Bookshop
    43-45 West Nicolson Street
    EH8 9DB Edinburgh
Feminist Collage Workshop with Isabella Bunnell - Lighthouse - Edinburgh’s Radical Bookshop - Edinburgh

Explore and draw a woman's* form in a collaborative workshop with illustrator and author, Isabella Bunnell. Come along and use found materials, crayons and imagery to create bodies and portraits of women using the female gaze. Isabella will be leading the workshop and helping to create your images - collaborating with you and doing live illustration for you to cut up or keep.This workshop is trans inclusive, all women are welcome. * 'Women' is of course inclusive of all women, including trans women. The Bookshop operates a Safe Space Policy which all guests and speakers are asked to respect - you can read it here.Ticket sales are redeemable against a purchase of Isabella's second book: Vajournal.Isabella Bunnell is an illustrator living and working in Glasgow. Her work explores equality, humour and colour and she usually finds herself at the intersection of all three.This workshop is inspired by their book Vajournal. The Vajournal is a canvas on which to explore feminist rage. Thought provoking activities ask readers to list all the people they have ever slept with, describe their worst and best sexual experiences, draw their breasts and pubic hair, explore their feelings about their bodies and list their experiences of everyday sexism. With space to write, doodle, design and discover, this book invites the reader to engage with and challenge accepted perceptions of womanhood in a playful but meaningful way.Remember you can buy your tickets in the shop & save yourself the eventbrite booking fee :PWe also have 2 scholarship places available for those who can't afford the full ticket fee - please drop us a call, email, or pop in for a chat if you would like one of these. The bookshop is wheelchair accessible, events are seated and speakers use microphones throughout their events. We have further details about accessibility HERE, or feel free to get in touch, we're happy to help however we can!The Bookshop operates a Safe Space Policy which all guests and speakers are asked to respect - you can read it here.