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March 28, 2020
Burn it Down! Feminist Manifesto Reading Group
Whitechapel Gallery
March 28, 2020
3.00pm - 4.30pm
Whitechapel Gallery
Creative Studio, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
A workshop with close guided reading led by Lola Olufemi to celebrate the launch of Verso's new collection of feminist manifestos, Burn It Down!

A discussion session and close guided reading led by Lola Olufemi of selected manifestos  in this landmark collection spanning four generations of feminist activism and writing. Burn It Down: Feminist Manifestos for the Revolution is a window on historical feminist thought, providing a prompt to consider contemporary activisms as part of the series Feminist Resistance: Strategies for the 21st Century, partnership between Verso and the Whitechapel Gallery to mark Verso's 50th anniversary.

Lola Olufemi is a black feminist writer and organiser from London. She is the co-author of A FLY Girl’s Guide to University: Being a Woman of Colour at Cambridge and Other Institutions of Power and Elitism (Verve Poetry Press, 2019) and the forthcoming book Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power set to be published by Pluto Press in March 2020.

Tickets are £5/£3.50 and are available through the Whitechapel Gallery website.