Girl Authors explores the literary depth and creativity of girls throughout history. We also explore the issues surrounding girl authors – from determining their ages to ensuring their works are preserved for future generations.
What is it like being a girl in India?
Girls make up just over 48% of the over 1.2 billion people living in the sub-continent. Their family size, income, social class, religion and where they live has everything to do with shaping each girl’s’ existence.
This exhibition is comprised of artworks, photographs, and poetry by and about girls in India. These objects include works by artist Anjali Sinha, drawings and poems by Apne Aap girls, and other photographs, paintings, and artistic activities. Together, they provide a window into the general thoughts and spaces girls of India inhabit. Journey with us to uncover their stories.
The Power of She brings female deities from around the world into the limelight, focusing as much as possible on those that are lesser known in regions around the world. Discover the incredibly diverse heritage of female deities and how their mythologies have shaped girlhood around the world.
Better Together: Girl Groups explores the history, spread and purpose of female-only youth groups around the world. How and why did they begin? What activities do they do? What is their purpose in the 21st century? Through first-hand accounts, material culture, academic literature and case studies, we discover the importance of these organisations within select societies worldwide.