Ladies, All The Ladies
by Lady Lucy
As a visual artist Lucy Woollett has chosen ‘Lady Lucy’ as an alter ego to work under. In urban music circles this use of the word ‘Lady’ as a prefix to a name is a re-occurring theme and Ladies, All The Ladies is the result of Lady Lucy’s self-imposed search to meet other ‘Ladies’.
The project resulted in live music events, a film, a DVD publication, a panel discussion and an exhibition.
Lady Lucy's film is an inspiring portrait of women MCs, DJs, producers and performers involved in Urban music; Hip Hop, Drum and Bass, Garage, Reggae, Dance Hall, R and B, House and Grime from Bristol, UK and internationally, all of whom use the prefix ‘Lady'.
Ladies, All the Ladies features Diss Miss (Dutty Girl, Girl Wonder), Laydee Bird, Lady Free, Lady K & Lady Maximum, Lady Paradox, Lady Raz.
|Medium||Single screen video projection|
|Screening format||MPEG-2 DVD|
|Colour / B&W||Colour|
Produced as part of Small Wonders scheme. Supported by Arts Council England South West and Esmée Fairbairn.
26 - 29 November 2009
Picture This Atelier
Our Small Wonders professional development scheme offered artists the mentoring support and technical resources needed for making film and video
Picture This worked with Lady Lucy through the Small Wonders scheme between 2005 and 2008 to research and produce Ladies, All The Ladies.
Music journalist Lucy O'Brien looks at the the role of female MCs in Ladies, All The Ladies.