Join artists, photographers and researchers for our annual conference focusing on cities and urban spaces
For its tenth year anniversary, under the theme of ‘Cartographies’, this two-day event explores how we make sense of places through visual, sonic and photographic representations, across a variety of global contexts. Bringing together a wide range of international artists, urban Read More
Fast Forward: Women in Photography – Lithuanian Edition
3 – 4 November, 2017
National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
Building on the success of the Fast Forward conference at Tate Modern in 2015, co-organised by Tate, University for the Creative Arts (UCA) along with Photography Archive Research Centre (PARC) at University of the Arts London, Lithuanian Photographers Association and Read More
Venue: Middlesex University, Grove Building, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Middlesex University, London, NW4 4BT, UK.
Date: Monday 3 July 2017, 11-6pm.
This event is open to artists, academics and curators interested in feminism and contemporary art.
Katy Deepwell (founder and editor of n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal and Professor of Read More
The Jubilee Conference of the Hungarian Society for the History of Photography (MAFOT) at the Petőfi Literary Museum and the Hungarian National Museum
The ten-year-old Hungarian Society for the History of Photography invites researchers interested in the history of photography to think together. At the conference in May 2017, the presentations Read More
University of Brighton
School of Media
Edward Street Campus Lecture Theatre
28th Apr 2017 1:00pm-5:30pm
Nostalgia is a recurring theme of contemporary popular film, television and digital media. Reboots and remakes, sequels and spin-offs fill our screens. DVD box sets repackage old shows as new products. Digital techniques recreate the look of celluloid, old photography and early cinema, as Read More
photographies journal was first published in 2007 to initiate theoretical and critical discussion of photography in local and global contexts.
To celebrate our 10th anniversary, photographies journal is holding a two-day conference. Bringing together a range of international speakers, it promises to be a defining event, engaging and interrogating the contemporary condition and currency of the Read More
This day-long event offers a platform to consider the position of women in the art world and address questions of inclusion and diversity, especially in relation to museum collections.
Speakers include Iwona Blazwick (Director Whitechapel Gallery), Susan Fisher Sterling (Director National Museum for Women in the Arts), Ann Gallagher (Director of Collections, Tate), and collectors Valeria Napoleone and Floriane de Saint Pierre.
Organised in Read More
The Moon and a Smile
Greta Alfaro, Anna Fox, Astrid Kruse Jensen, Neeta Madahar & Melanie Rose, Sharon Morris, Sophy Rickett, Helen Sear, Patricia Ziad
4 March – 23 April 2017
The Moon and a Smile responds to a period in the 1840s and 1850s, when Swansea was at the centre of early experiments in photography worldwide. In Read More
Starts 22 June 2017 – 18:00
Finishes 24 June 2017 – 20:00
Birkbeck, University of London
Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in collaboration Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS), the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and the British Comparative Literature Association.
This major international feminist Conference emerges out of a shared sense that feminism Read More
The Lure of the Archive
Falmouth University Photography Symposium
At the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
4 March, 2017
10am – 5pm
To coincide with the launch of the exhibition The Moon and a Smile – eight new artist commissions responding to the photographs of the Dillwyn Llewelyn family in mid 19th century Swansea – Falmouth University hosts a Read More
The National Photography Symposium is the UK’s leading gathering place for ideas and discussion around photography. Now in its seventh edition, NPS 2016 explores two main themes: new online photographic communities that are revolutionising learning and showing of work; and the challenges of making – and forgetting – visual history in an age when everything is Read More
>³One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman,² and there were those,
>who became a woman long before the famous quote of Simone de Beauvoir
>was said out loud in 1949 and who left their footprint, seen or hidden,
>praised or still unrecognized. Last couple of decades have seen a
>radical transformation in the ways of recreation, assimilation,
>dispersion Read More
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, September 7 – 08, 2016
Museums and Galleries History Group Biennial Conference
Gendering Museum Histories
This conference addresses the relationship between museums, galleries
and gender during the last 400 years. Museums can be understood as
buildings, institutions, collections, displays, interpretations and
groups of people; each of these aspects has both reflected and shaped
ideas about gender and its construction Read More
Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters
This conference will take place on the 3rd of June 2016 at Goldsmiths, University of London and is hosted by the Centre for Feminist Research.
Archives matter. Archives are bound up with the question of whose history is worth preserving. Scholars in postcolonial and decolonial studies have broadened our understanding Read More
University of Oxford is pleased to announce a two-day conference on ‘Women and the Canon’ to be held at Christ Church (University of Oxford) on 22-23 January 2016.
“This conference seeks to problematize received notions of canonicity, and therefore of artistic and intellectual authority, by approaching them through their relationship to gender. The Oxford English Dictionary defines Read More
This two-day conference explores the complex and dynamic evolution of the history of women in photography, from early commercial practices, to the impact of World War II on women and their work, to reframing the role of the archive.
Considering both national and international discussions about women in the history of photography, this event Read More