MCR Sew Social Online Exhibition for International Women's Day
A celebration of womxn artists and textile makers in Manchester!
By Alex Watson | January 29th '21
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To celebrate International Women's Day this March 8th, MCR Sew Social, the community for womxn artists and textile makers will be hosting their first-ever online exhibition. The exhibition theme is 'What does International Women’s Day mean to you?' and sees support from the Manchester City Council grant. FOLLOWEstablished in 2018, MCR Sew Social is run by textile artists Rowan Bridgwood and Louisa Hammond who meet with their community in Manchester. Their ambition was to create a community of makers, bringing people together to create socially to enhance a sense of well-being. As a group mainly composed of womxn, International Women's Day poses as the perfect opportunity to showcase the local textile artists' work and celebrate the collective voices of these womxn. The first-ever online exhibition will go live on Monday 8th March with a link shared across their socials.