Monica Ross (1950-2013) Monica Ross lived in Birmingham from 1974 to 1986. She was co-responsible for collective initiatives such as the seminal Women”s Postal Art Event — “Feministo: representations of the Artist as Housewife”, iCA, London (1977); “Kunstlerinnen international 1877–1977”, Schloss Charlottenberg, Berlin (1977) and the touring project “Fenix” with Kate Walker and Su richardson (1979–1980). ross curated exhibitions, published critical essays and was Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, Central Saint Martins School of Art, London from 1985 to 1990 where she led the innovative Critical Fine Art Practice course from 1990 to 1998. Her live work “Anniversary — an act of memory” was performed at 60 venues in the UK and abroad and concluded with the final performance taking place at the Human rights Council of the United Nations in Geneva on 14 June 2013. Her work was recently the subject of a symposium at the British Library, coinciding with a posthumous exhibition, “Valentine”, at England ‰ Co, London (2014).