Building the feminist s(h)elf
What is a library?
What is a community-based library?
What is a feminist library?
and what belongs on the feminist library s(h)elf?
Drawing on participatory design methods, we are currently building the feminist library at the Centre. In a series of participatory design workshops we are delving into questions of what counts as knowledge, and who has the right to (re)produce, archive, categorise, display, and receive it. We aim to deconstruct hegemonic ideas of the library (both in terms of form and content) and envision feminist, community-based alternatives.