Showing as part of our International Women’s Day 2022 celebrations, ‘147 Women’ is an installation by Mandee Gage and Sophie Parkin.
147 pieces of hand made and painted ceramic, dedicated to 147 incredible women of this country who have made the world better created by Mandee Gage and Sophie Parkin. Laid out like a dinner party in homage to Judy Chicago. This work explores Brexit, British Identity, philosophy, humanity, history, memory and the collective consciousness of us all.
Sophie Parkin is an artist, writer, mother, broadcaster, journalist and businesswoman, co-owner of Vout-O-Reenees and The Stash Gallery. She has had 9 books published incl ‘The Colony Room Club; a history of Soho’, 4 one women shows and co-presenter/ producer of podcast @ShadowSpies.
Mandee Gage is a mixed media artist, teacher and ceramicist whose work refers to human rights, the environment and societies engagement with it. Gage ran Hybrid Art and Science group for 10 years. She has shown extensively in the UK and Internationally from Oaxaca in Mexico, to the Venice Biennale.
‘147 Women’ will be displayed between Saturday 5th – Sunday 27th March, on our first floor.