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November 2019

Contemporary Art in Scotland: Franki Raffles Study Day1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Arts Building ,1–2pm, Seminar Room 5; 2–4pm Seminar Room 2; 4–5pm Martyrs Kirk Reading RoomThursday 7 November 2019

Event type: AcademicSeminarWorkshopAudience: PublicStaff and studentsAcademic Schools and Departments: Art History
This event has been created by: Catherine Spencer

Event Details

This study day, organised through the Contemporary Art in Scotland Tate British Art Network sub-group and the St Andrews Centre for Contemporary Art, brings together recent research on the feminist documentary photographer Franki Raffles, who produced a significant body of material during the 1980s and 1990s addressing the experiences of women workers in Scotland and globally.

It will explore Raffles’s career and its wider connections with activism, documentary and photographic practice from the 1980s to the current moment, featuring presentations, discussions and a viewing session of material from Raffles’s archive in the University’s Photographic Special Collections.

The event is free but spaces are limited and booking is required: please contact Catherine ( to confirm a place. The Arts Building Seminar Rooms and Martyrs Kirk Reading Room are accessible venues.


(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


1–2pm, Seminar Room 5; 2–4pm Seminar Room 2; 4–5pm Martyrs Kirk Reading Room