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Georgia Murphy

‘Collective care is the future’
Lino print on paper

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Commentary by Georgia

Due to its bold imagery and ease of reproduction, printmaking has a very radical history and has often been used as part of social movements and to make social commentary. I have been especially inspired by the work of radical community-based printmaking collectives such as:

See Red Women’s Workshop – A feminist silkscreen poster collective who made posters for the women’s liberation movement and for local community groups in the 1970s

Lenthall road workshop- Another community focused printmaking collective which contributed to a national movement for radical grassroots politics of feminism, anti-racism and LGBT+ rights between the 1970s-1990s. This is a review of a great exhibition which showcased some of the prints made there:



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