Join us for an exploration of the history and impact of anti-fascist organizing in Newham with British political activist and long-serving editor of anti-fascist Searchlight magazine Dr Gerry Gable chaired by Anya Edmond-Pettitt, Researcher on the European Race Programme at the Institute of Race Relations.
Join Etta and Kay for this workshop where you will create alternative blue plaques to commemorate historical or personal events surrounding the ideas of anti racist organising & alternative education. The workshop will include showing participants how to wheat paste using a board which will be displayed at Rabbits Road Press.
Rabbits Road Press will be open for one week in July for Made Up School: Print and Matter, the summer school is inspired by RRP faves Corita Kent and See Red Women’s Workshop. The week-long programme will include lots of making, printing and experimenting and aims to explore what it means to have an art practice that matters.
OOMK is delighted to welcome Hoda Katebi to the UK! Hoda is a Chicago-based political fashion writer, (JooJoo Azad), author (Tehran Streetstyle) & community organiser. She'll be stopping off at Rabbits Road Press as part of her tour where she will be in conversation with journalist and filmmaker Arwa Aburawa.
Join us for free art workshop exploring printmaking techniques in an introduction session open to all. The session will be led by Old Manor Park Library Studio holder Fungai Marima. All materials are provided and we will have refreshments during the breaks. The session will be fun, relaxed and a chance for us to tell you about the Rabbits Road Press community printing press facility.
Join Rabbits Road Press and Shubbak for a rare illustration workshop opportunity with two members of the Casablanca-based Skefkef Collective: Mehdi Annassi and Aicha El Beloui. The multidisciplinary artists will be in London for the first time to guide you through the process of large-scale illustration within neighbourhood contexts. All levels welcome, from aspiring comics, illustrators, and street artists, to those intrigued by the form.
Join us with your family on Monday 20th August for a FREE drop in workshop creating MEGA MONSTERS!! Forest Gate Arts will be running a fun workshop for all ages using the Rabbits Road Press. You will design, draw and collage your creepy character and then learn how to use the rabbits road riso printing machines.
Due to popular demand, Rabbits Road Press will be open for one week during the summer holidays. We’ll be running a special Summer Riso Residency week aimed at people who would like to complete a self-directed project at the press or to use the facilities to experiment and dedicate time to developing their practice.
Cost: £50, book here.
Saffa Khan is an illustrator and print maker exploring the themes of home, identity, race, culture and mental health. Join her for a mini journal making session on the theme of self-care.
Plantain Papers is an independent bi-annual journal and ode to plantain fryers, eaters and appreciators all over the world. Edited by Lemara Lindsay-Prince, Tamika Abaka-Wood and Tahirah Edwards-Byfield
Join Lemara Lindsay-Prince and Tamika Abaka-Wood sharing the skill of insight and active listneing in the process of editing.
‘The roadmap towards a framework of neo-diaspora is an effort to process and de-historicise experiences of digestion, death and displacement.’ Join Abbas for a lecture performance about his practice, followed with time for questions and discussion.
This workshop will act as an introduction to getting started in self-publishing from production to distribution, including practical tips on printing and binding processes and facilities, useful resources, fundraising and ways to connect with audiences.
Join The White Pube as they introduce their practice of art criticism, and also talk candidly about how the art world operates behind closed doors; covering how to get an exhibition, how to navigate the art world online and offline, how to get paid for things, and finally how to protect yourself and your art when you’re in and amongst it all. Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talk-how-to-get-an-exhibition-tickets-45667103536
On Saturday 12th May, join us for a day of risograph printing fun and art chat as we launch the Rabbits Road Press Spring/Summer 2018 Public Programme! Come along to see what happens at Rabbits Road Press, celebrate the work that has been produced and find out how you can get involved through Open Access, free artist led workshops and talks. RSVP https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rabbits-road-press-open-day-tickets-45373708985
Rabbits Road based artist Rosalie Schweiker and architect Sahra Hersi will be hosting a unique drop in workshop inviting visitors to utilise geometric shape stamps to create map formations to duplicate on the Risograph. Participants will also have the opportunity to create their own stamps using lino cutting techniques. RSVP- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stamp-and-risograph-printing-tickets-45613371823