Timeline of past reading groups

  • November 2018 , Looking at Vision and Voice, at at Museum of Impossible Forms, Helsinki, Finland.
  • October 2018, WOCI Reading Group with Joy Gregory at Daylighting at the Welcome Collection. Looking at WOCI
  • September 2018, TAKING STOCK – WOCI Reading Group at EAST Eating At the Same Table Presents Phantasy Art School at Bold Tendencies. WOCI Reading Group will share a selection of material from their personal archives and experiences.
  • September 2018, Exploring, activating and indexing representations of cultural identity within the Panchayat Special Collection at Tate with Symrath Patti.
  • August 15, 2018, Exploring, activating and indexing representations of cultural identity within the Panchayat Special Collection at Tate.
  • June 2018, Exploring, activating and indexing representations of cultural identity within the Panchayat Special Collection at Tate with Janice Cheddie and Shaheen Merali.
  • May 2018, Exploring, activating and indexing representations of cultural identity within the Panchayat Special Collection at Tate.
  • May 2018, ‘Understanding Patriarchy’ by Bell Hooks with Who cares? A radio tale & Resonance 104.4 FM at Gasworks.
  • May 2018, Dr Karen Salt looking at fragments of thought inspired by Alexis Pauline Gumbs’ recent work M Archive, a poetic text that responds to the work of Black Feminist theorist M. Jacqui Alexander and follows on from Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity (2016). These explorations will be accompanied by ‘readings’ of archive material from the Women of Colour Index on the work of Marlene Smith at SOAS.
  • April 2018, Exploring, activating and indexing representations of cultural identity within the Panchayat Special Collection at Tate with Shaheen Merali.
  • February 2018, Ego Ahaiwe Sowinski looking at Ingrid Pollard talks to Molly Shinhat. Polareyes – A journal about Black Women working in photography, Issue No.1 1987 at Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths, University of London.
  • February 2018, Women of Colour Index Reading Group on artist Georgina Grant as part of The Open Field Residency at The CASS.
  • January 2018, The ‘R’ Words – Racism and Reparations: Women of Colour speaking out loud in a culture of silencing and co-option with Decolonising Our Minds Society at SOAS.
  • December 2017, With Alia Pathan looking at Katharine Fry interview with Alia Pathan, Fire Rooster PV, ASC Gallery 17 November 2017, Press Release at ASC Gallery.
  • October 2017, Rita Keegan looking at Rita Keegan – Reflecting with Rita Keegan on 04 September 2015, Interviewed and transcribed by Ego Ahaiwe Sowinski, Human Endeavour, X Marks The Spot at Women’s Art Library, Special Collections, Library, Goldsmiths, University of London.
  • August 2017, Looking at Twilight City by Black Audio Film Collective – WOCI Reading Group at South London Gallery.
  • May 2017, COOL ATMOSPHERES: Performing Inner Songs featuring Priya Srinivasan, Uthra Vijay and Andrea Campaneau. Following on from the performance, WOCI will be in conversation with the performers and Melissa Blanco at The Showroom Gallery.
  • May 28, 2017, Looking at Nina Edge at Images of Tomorrow at Goldsmiths, University of London.
  • May 2017, Sharon Curtis (taken from a letter to Patrick Day, keeper of the Fine Art, Coventry Herbert Art Gallery) at Women’s Art Library, Special Collections, Library, Goldsmiths, University of London.
  • April 2017, Looking at Jagjit Chuhan at Women’s Art Library, Special Collections, Library, Goldsmiths, University of London.