Suzanne Lacy in conversation with Jude Kelly

Stories of Women, Work and Uncertain Futures: Artist Talk

US artist Suzanne Lacy, a pioneer of social practice art and community organising, will be in conversation with WOW – Women of the World Founder and CEO, Jude Kelly. Since 2019 Lacy has been working with Manchester Art Gallery, academic researchers and an advisory group of Manchester women on Uncertain Futures which has explored intersectional issues on paid and unpaid work through the lens of women over 50, focusing on gender, age, race, disability and class.

Portrait of Suzanne Lacy

Jude Kelly CBE is CEO and Founder of The WOW Foundation which celebrates the achievements of women and girls and confronts global gender injustice. Starting as a three-day festival at London’s Southbank Centre in 2010, where Kelly was Artistic Director for 12 years, the festival now takes place in 45 locations across six continents.

Both Kelly and Lacy have a long-term engagement with the subject of ageing and will be discussing Uncertain Futures, intergenerational artistic activism and creating civic and policy change.

You will be able to visit the exhibition from 4-5pm and after the talk from 6-7pm.

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portrait of Jude Kelly