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Space for Action

Collective resistance to sexual violence and the reclamation of public space

An exhibition at Reachout With Arts in Mind & Speirs Centre, Alloa
24th November - 10th December 2017

Taking place during the 16 days of action for the elimination of violence against women

Space for Action is an exhibition exploring the idea of reclaiming public space for self-identifying women, free from the threat of sexual violence, and creating safe spaces within which to resist, gather, organise, and ignite change


The following events will be happening as part of Space for Action during the 16 days:

WORKSHOP: Making Actions
A hands on craftivism workshop exploring activism & direct action through making
Friday 24th Nov 11.30-1.30pm, Reachout With Arts in Mind

LAUNCH EVENT: guided tour of the exhibition, with speakers still to be announced, and tea & cake
Friday 24th Nov 1.30-3.30pm, Speirs Centre (ceremony room)

Panel discussion featuring representatives from Amina, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, and Hollaback discussing street harassment and gender based violence, and intersections with racism and islamophobia. Workshops exploring bystander intervention, self care and creative writing.
Monday 27th Nov 5-6.30pm, Speirs Centre (ceremony room)

WORKSHOP: A Beginner's Guide to Direct Action
A workshop exploring the basics of organising direct action
Friday 1st Dec 1-3pm, Reachout With Arts in Mind

RECLAIM THE NIGHT: Annual march through Stirling
Thursday 7th Dec, assemble 6.30pm Stirling castle esplanade car park, leave at 7pm
After party 8pm, The Green Lounge, Stirling Indoor Bowling Club, Riverside, FK8 1UE


Reachout With Arts in Mind - The Makers Village, Ludgate, Alloa, FK10 2DE
Speirs Centre - 29 Primrose St, Alloa, FK10 1JJ

Both venues are fully wheelchair accessible

The exhibition is open during the venue opening hours
Reachout With Arts in Mind open:
Monday - Friday 10am-3pm
Speirs Centre open:
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9am-5pm
Monday, Wednesday 9am-7pm
Saturday 9am-1pm
Sunday closed

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