After completing the 1975 project on ‘Women and Work’, the Hackney Flashers began to question how much could be shown by using documentary photography while working on a project on childcare. The resulting project ‘Who’s Holding the Baby?’ combined photographs, appropriated imagery, cartoon illustrations and texts in laminated panels. The exhibition showed the lack of […]
The first project by the Hackney Flashers was ‘Women and Work’. The group set out to record with photography the working conditions of women in Hackney across a wide range of occupations. The project was initially made to be part of an exhibition celebrating 75 years of the Hackney Trades Council. During the anniversary event […]
We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who came along to the Hackney Flashers Exposed event at Chats Palace, which marked the fortieth anniversary of the group beginning to work together as a collective. Around 80 people attended and had a lively discussion about current and past activism and creativity.