A Class on Imagining

Thursday 3 February 2022

Online writing workshop facilitated by Lola Olufemi

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Thursday 3 February 2022, 18:00 - 19:30
Booking required?

Using prompts from her new book Experiments in Imagining Otherwise and archival material related to black feminist organising formations in the 70s and 80s, Lola Olufemi will conduct a free-writing workshop, where participants will be asked to respond to prompts in a written form, exploring the political utility of the imagination; its purpose, manifestations and importance to revolutionary movements. 

This workshop forms part of The Ignorant Art School Sit-in Curriculum #2.

Participant information

Limited capacity online workshop, open to participants of all levels of experiences with writing.

The workshop will be held on Zoom. After registering a free place participants will receive an online meeting link.

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Facilitator biography

Lola Olufemi is a black feminist writer and CREAM/Stuart Hall foundation researcher from London. Her work focuses on the uses of the feminist imagination and its relationship to cultural production, political demands and futurity. She is author of Feminism Interrupted: Disrupting Power, Pluto Press (2020), Experiments in Imagining Otherwise, Hajar Press (2021) and a member of 'bare minimum', an interdisciplinary anti-work arts collective.

Funding support

The Ignorant Art School Sit-in #2 at Cooper Gallery, DJCAD is supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland and the Goethe-Institut Glasgow.

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Image credit

  • Courtesy Lola Olufemi

Cooper Gallery

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Event type Gallery event
Event category Design and Art