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The Finnish Institute in London

Upcoming Events

October 2018

Hero(ine)s – Female Representation in Comics

October 6 - November 12
Kendal Museum,
Station Road
Kendal, LA9 6BT

Being a comic hero has traditionally been the dominion of the male. This is about to be challenged through a new exhibition called ‘Hero(ine)s’ featuring iconic comic heroes re-interpreted and reimagined in their female form. The exhibition features more than twenty original artworks where comic artists have been challenged to reinvent their chosen male superhero in female form and contribute a narrative to explain their choice of heroine and their perceptions of how women are represented in the comic genre.…

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November 2018

Feminist Swearing Night

November 16 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
British Library,
96 Euston Rd
London, London NW1 2DB United Kingdom

What the #$@&%*! would you like to get off your chest? Do you ever feel like society isn’t exactly what it should be? Are you tired or pissed off with certain aspects of it? Do you just feel like cursing and smashing the patriarchy? In celebration of 100 years of women’s suffrage, Feminist Swearing Night comes to the UK for the first time. This open-mic event offers an opportunity to sound off about patriarchy, politics, inequality and injustice. Participants are…

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