Joy Gerrard

Women’s Strike, Warsaw, Poland, 28th of October, 2020

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Year 2021
Medium Ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions 20.8 x 29.7 cm
Top pick Katharine Hamnett CBE, fashion designer

About the work

On the 30th of October 2020, over 100,000 people took to the streets of Warsaw to protest against a near total ban on abortion which has now become law in Poland. This ink on paper image shows a section of the protest and is one of a series of drawings I am making in order to visualise and think about the energy, anger and dynamic of the protestors. It’s also part of a larger project that I am working on in 2021 researching protests that relate to women’s issues; including equality, safety and abortion rights.

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