Building on the 2019 ‘Lesbian Voices’ exhibition held in WSA Library during LGBT History month and to coincide with the screening of the award winning film ‘Beyond: There’s always a black issue dear’,… Continue reading
Its Christmas time again and this year in the Library we are celebrating all things knit. Our current exhibition curated by Harriet Harvey and Carolyn Wing celebrates this festive season by bringing together… Continue reading
When Bram Stoker wrote Dracula in 1897, little did he know the impact it would have on our cultural and social history. One of the most famous examples of gothic literature, the book has been adapted into over two hundred films and television programmes, and Stoker’s representation of vampirism and Vlad the Impaler have permeated and inspired modern tales of vampires.
“He had, they said, tasted in succession all the apples of the tree of knowledge, and, whether from hunger or disgust, had ended by tasting the forbidden fruit.” Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of… Continue reading
Image 1: Exhibition poster created by Hannah Teague. Zines offer an inexpensive, independent medium to share personal experiences, and offer support and solidarity. They can connect communities and raise the unfiltered voices… Continue reading
This month, visual and sound artist Sebastiane Hegarty reflects on his sound performance ‘Silence on Loan’, which took place in WSA Library earlier this year. Image 1: Recording ‘Silence on Loan’ in WSA… Continue reading
Our Principal Library Assistant Lena Munday and our Site Engagement Librarian Donna Ballan reflect on lesbian voices in the collections at WSA Library. In celebration of LGBT History Month, our exhibition ‘Lesbian Voices’… Continue reading
From now until Christmas, WSA Library will be displaying an exciting new exhibition by artists’ book maker Sarah Bodman. In this guest blog post, Sarah discusses how an interest in Victorian spiritualists, telepathy… Continue reading