Fabrica Film Club: The Punk Singer
Presented in partnership with My Tights Won’t Stay Up
Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons, a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished she would just shut-up, and her fans hoped she never would. So in 2005, when Hanna stopped shouting, many wondered why. This 2013 documentary takes viewers on a fascinating tour of contemporary music and a view into the life of this fearless leader.
Artist, activist and blogger, Jo Harrison, will be joining us for this special event and leading Doodle Yourself Punk. Each audience member will receive a 7” record sleeve on which to take notes, draw stuff and doodle on, in response to the film. Inside will be a paper ‘record’ for creating a fake feminist punk band name and single title. Be creative and create the bird-flipping, tights-ripping, crowd-surfing punk act you know you belong in deep down! Pens and various other DIY materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.
Doors & Bar 7pm, Event starts 7.30pm
Payments can also be made in cash (no additional fee) during gallery opening hours by speaking to a member of the gallery team or at the Fabrica office on Mondays/Tuesdays 10am - 4pm. Unfortunately, at the moment, we are unable to take bookings for paid events over the phone.