The new book by Profile Editions and Artichoke Trust, ‘Women Making History: Processions The Banners‘, has just been released, 1 Sept 2020.
The book features the banners made for the Processions Event celebrating the anniversary of women receiving the vote in 1918. The even took place on June 10th 2018. Jessica Voorsanger was commissioned by The Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate to work with women to create a banner.
PROCESSIONS, SUFFRAGETTE MARCH, 10 June 2018[Still We Rise: Margate]
On June 10th 2018, thousands of participants from all over Great Britain attended one of the large scale marches organised by Artichoke Trustand 14-18 Now!in London, Edinburgh, Belfast or Cardiff. From above the crowds of participants become green, violet and white stripes (all wearing scarves), the colours of the suffragette movement to celebrate 100 years of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement.
Watch this space … Jessica Voorsanger will be leading a new procession on the 8th of March 2019 in Margate in association with POW! for International Women’s Day.POW!is a festival of Arts and Culture celebrating and exploring issues around Feminism, Women and Girls. If you [ladies and people who recognise themselves as ladies] would like to get involved contact POW! here.
Read about it here:
The project received a great deal of press, appearing on BBC London News, BBC Kent News, The Art Newspaper, The Guardian Newspaper amongst others …