2012: AMIW @ WAL/Make, London

All My Independent Women 2012 will bring together visual art and experimental music over a seven-week programme held at the Women’s Art Library/Make in Goldsmiths University of London.

AMIW videolounge, with video work by: with video work by: Anna Jonsson (Se); Catarina Carneiro de Sousa & Sameiro Oliveira Martins (P); Carla Cruz (P); Cristina Mateus (P); Evelin Stermitz (At); Flávio Rodrigues (P); Genève Brossard (USA); Lenka Vráblíková (Cz); Miguel Bonneville (P); Mónica Faria (P); Risk Hazekamp (Nl); Rita Rainho (P); and Susana Mendes Silva (P).

Two talk/workshops on artist research and archives with visual artists Nina Höchtl and Alex Martinis Roe. Höchtl will present her collaborative project (with Julia Wieger) on the archive of the Austrian Association of Women Artists and re-writing 'herstories'. Martinis Roe, whose work focuses on feminine genealogies - which attempt to problematise normative subjectivity and its relationship to authorship - will approach the production of archives and the historicisation of women’s practices.

A conversation on feminist curation, genealogies and archiving with Dr. Francesco Ventrella from the University of Sussex and Dr. Lara Perry from Brighton University (TBC); which will facilitate a public discussion on the current curatorial approaches of feminist exhibition projects such as AMIW and potential future developments.

A special guided tour by Althea Greenan, artist and director of the Women's Art Library, on the WAL and Women Revolutions Per Minute archives, its genesis, uses and accessibility.

A conversation with Ele Carpenter, Goldsmiths University of London – scholar and curator in social media – and Eileen Simpson and Ben White, initiators of Open Music Archive, about creative commons and the arts.

16 November 2012
In collaboration with the Open Music Archive, AMIW will present the newly music commissions, remixing the ‘Brilliant and the Dark’, an OMA’s archive piece, by Karen Gwyer and Beatrice Dillon