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Her Stories 2017

Our inaugural event.

 
 

In November 2017, Her Stories launched with an art appeal to raise awareness and support for three charities delivering vital services for marginalised women in  the UK.

 

Her Stories was launched in 2017 to support womxn seeking escape from poverty, violence and exploitation in the UK.

1m

Young women face a lifetime of poverty

 

12x

National average mortality rate for women in prostituion

 

85K

Women Raped in England and Wales every year

100k+

domestic and sexual crimes in London each year

 

26%

Women have experienced domestic abuse

 

50%

womxn in prostitution began before age of 18

 

Thanks to the generosity of our  artists, partners, donors, and volunteers, the event raised £30,000 to support marginalised womxn.  

 
 
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Last year's event launched with a Private view of the exhibition at Protein Studios in Shoreditch.

The art was selected by independent curator Juliette Desorgues (ICA). All works were donated, with 100% of proceeds raised for charity.

We are grateful to the artists who so generously donated art work:

Alicia Reyes McNamara

Caterina Silva

Celia Hempton

Eloise Hawser

Hannah Perry

Jala Wahid

Joanna Piotrowska

Julie Verhoeven

Kate McMillan

Marie Jacotey

Mary Ramsden

Motoko Ishibashi

Rebecca Ackroyd

Roxman Gatt

Zadie Xa

 

The event was made possible with the generous support of our talented partners, including Absolut Vodka, Adams Furniture, Alec Drew Pictures Framing, Art of Dining, Club Mexicana, Conservatory Archives, Eskimo Ice, Kaya Kaya Records, Majestic Wine, Protein Studios, Samsung and The Old Blue Last. 

 

 
 
 

Join us at this year's events.