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A Woman’s Place at Knole

16th Apr 2018

Six contemporary art commissions highlight the progression towards equality through the stories of women who have contributed to the spirit & history of Knole.

From 17 May you can experience A Woman’s Place at Knole, a key project for The National Trust’s Women and Power programme. The exhibition shines a light on historical women’s voices, marking 100 years since the Representation of the People Act that gave women the vote in the UK for the first time.

The commissioned artists are Lubaina Himid, CJ Mahony, Lindsay Seers, Emily Speed, Alice May Williams and Melanie Wilson. Exhibition curated by Lucy Day & Eliza Gluckman.

The exhibition runs from 17 May – 4 November at Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RP.

Image: Emily Speed, Rooms Designed for a Woman (film still), commissioned by Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Digital Video, 2017. Image courtesy the artist.


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