SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA, HAIL THE DARK LIONESS
In her first solo exhibition in London, South African visual activist Zanele Muholi (b 1972) presents her ongoing self-portrait series Somnyama Ngonyama.
In more than 60 photographs Muholi uses her body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive.
Taken primarily in Europe, North America Read More
Dis/Obedient Women Exhibition
curated by Sari Patnaik
in association with Art Night London 2017
in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery
Opening July 1 6-12pm
Kobi Nazrul Centre, 30 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR
The Place is Here presents work by over twenty black artists and collectives working in 1980s Britain. Shown across the South London Gallery and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, the exhibition spans painting, film, photography and archival material from this pivotal decade in British culture and politics.
The Place is Here evokes some of the Read More
Photography & the Archive Research Centre (PARC) at the London College of Communication invites you to the opening of The Other Observers: Women’s Photography in Britain – materials from the Val Williams Archive.
Curated by PARC Graduate Associates Ana Ascobar and Jacqui Taylor as part of the Moose on the Loose outreach programme.
Women in Photography the Read More
HEWING WITTARE present a 3 woman show with Chudamani Clowes, Rebecca Glover and Anna Liber Lewis entitled ‘Shapeshifting – tactics to combat drowning’ as part of the E17 Art Trial 2017.
Saturday, June 10 – 2pm
Reflecting on Charlotte Salomon
An Exhibition and Study Day at the Women’s Art Library organised by Goldsmith University of London
Study Day : 15.05.2017, 11.00-18.00
Special Collections Reading Room
The event is free of charge, but booking is required.
Special Collections Foyer
2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943), a German-Jewish artist who was killed Read More
Reid Gallery, The Glasgow School of Art, 4 March-27 April 2017 An exhibition of work by the feminist social documentary photographer
Franki Raffles (1955-94) was a feminist social documentary photographer. This exhibition Observing Women at Work presents a selection of photographs and material by Franki Raffles [1955-94] from three bodies of work, namely ‘Women Workers in the Read More
Karen Knorr – Europe and India
95 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002
For our third solo show of photographs by Karen Knorr, the gallery is presenting a selection of her constructed animal scenarios taken in both Europe and India. Shot between 2003 and 2016 in various European museums and stately homes and in Indian palaces and Read More
UNA Y OTRA (ONE AND ANOTHER)
Curator: Rodrigo Orrantia
Espacio El Dorado
Carrera 5 # 26C – 40
Opening: Saturday 22 April
This exhibition brings together the recent work of women artists who work with photography and video around the theme of identity and place. In the contemporary scene it is important to understand the Read More
Gestures of Resistance aims to respond to our current general mood of political anxiety and alienation by opening up socio-political critique in order to resist the palpable feeling of disempowerment. Rather than accepting the non-choice of the neoliberal setup of Greece or current right-wing politics both in America and Europe, the artists of Gestures of Read More
Four Corners is delighted to invite you to the opening of The Partisan Coffee House exhibition, which tells the fascinating story of London’s first socialist coffee house, an ‘anti-espresso’ bar. Founded by social historian Raphael Samuel and cultural theorist Stuart Hall in Soho 1958, the Partisan was the spiritual home of the New Left.
The exhibition Read More
ACCA is proud to present a major exhibition of newly commissioned work by Melbourne-based, English-born artist Claire Lambe. Encompassing sculpture, photography and theatrical mise-en-scène, Lambe creates intimate and intense psychological spaces in an ambitious attempt to describe the human condition in its cruel reality and horrifying glory.
Known for her strange and often abject sculptural forms, Read More
ANNA FOX / MA FASHION / CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS
12 – 26 APRIL 2017
In January this year, MA Fashion commissioned acclaimed British photographer Anna Fox to document the building of the final year collections. Over a two-month period, Fox engaged in fieldwork that reveals the process of fashion design at close quarters; in its purest, almost Read More
Explore parallels between the work of French Surrealist Claude Cahun and Turner Prize-winning British artist Gillian Wearing, brought together for the first time in this new exhibition.
Though born seventy years apart, both artists share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around identity and gender, 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
Joy Gregory is one of the major artists to emerge from the Black British photography movement of the 1980s; a time when debates around the domain of representation were explored and challenged. Gregory’s work is influenced by a combination of race, history, gender and aesthetics; firmly rooted in concepts of ‘truth and beauty’.
This major survey Read More
Terrains of the Body:
Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Drawn from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, U.S.), this collection display showcases photography and video work by seventeen contemporary artists from around the world.
By turning their camera to women, including themselves, these artists embrace the female body as Read More
As part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival and International Women’s Day, new exhibition HATCHED 2017 will showcase work by local and global artists on the theme of women’s issues.
Exhibition: 22 February to 11 March 2017
at the North Wall Gallery, Oxford
Private View with Maga Esberg’s It (‘s a) girl!performance:
Friday 24th of February 6.30-8.30pm
Performance starts at 7pm.
Using Read More
Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change
January 27–May 7, 2017
Curators’ talk: February 8, 6:30–8:30pm
International Center of Photography
New York, New York 10012
The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, kicks off 2017—its designated “Year of Social Change”—with Perpetual Revolution: The Image and 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
Moose on the Loose 2017 Biennale of Research:
Exhibitions Talks Archives Films Publications Commissions Classes Book Launch Lectures Meetings Conversations Explorations Food
Moose 2017 includes exhibitions, a new film festival, book launch, LGBTQ+ zines, studio visits, workshops and demonstrations, plus the second iteration of Shadows –exploring the use of analogue photography by contemporary artists, and Read More
FIX Photo Festival 2017
12 – 21 May: Free Entry
FIX Photo Festival – An annual celebration of consummate photography in all its forms.
In this, the second year of the festival, FIX Photo is curated in response to the consequences of the dramatic political shifts of 2016. Exhibiting artists will issue a positive challenge to the social and Read More
In October 2016 a network camera was installed on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem looking east across the West Bank towards the Jordanian Mountains.
The camera is constructing images pixel by pixel, line by line from the top left to the bottom right hand corner of the frame so that each complete image represents just over twelve Read More
MUST SEE AT TATE BRITAIN
Painting with Light:
Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age
11 May – 25 September 2016
This spring, Tate Britain will uncover the dynamic dialogue between British painters and photographers; from the birth of the modern medium to the blossoming of art photography. Spanning over 70 years, the exhibition will bring Read More
Juno Calypso and Felicity Hammond, winners of this year’s British Journal of Photography International Awards are exhibiting their work right now.
It is the second year that the gallery are hosting the awards, and the 10th year of the awards itself. Do hope you will be able to join us. The exhibition will be on until Read More
Gerry Badger, Lara Clifton, Julie Cook, Paul Davies, Dr Nerys Mathias meet to discuss issues related to the body and Julie Cooks exhibition – Sightlines: Public and Private (Lives). There will also be a special performance by Blanche Dubois.
Lunch and drinks included
There is a ticket line number and a box office number (Box Office is open only Read More