Category: Exhibition

Tatjana Danneberg — Something Happened at MEP, Paris

The MEP Studio presents the first solo exhibition in France by the Austrian artist Tatjana Danneberg, whose practice combines photography and painting.

Through experimentation with materials and processes for transferring images to canvas, Tatjana Danneberg transforms her analog photographs taken from life into expressive paintings. Using inexpensive cameras, the artist seeks to extend casual memories by Read More

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Vija Celmins at Dunoon Burgh Hall

Discover Celmins’s meticulous drawings, paintings and prints at Dunoon Burgh Hall, Dunoon

This exhibition takes an in-depth look at the artist’s works on paper and her long-time interest in using imagery from the natural world.

Vija Celmins (b. Riga,1938) produces exquisitely intricate drawings and prints of nature based on photographs, including images found in books and magazines. Read More

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Suzie Larke: Unseen at Southbank Centre, London

Logic-defying work by photographer Suzie Larke, who returns to Southbank Centre with new images raising awareness and sparking conversations about mental wellbeing.

Collaborating with individuals and mental-wellbeing groups over three years on this project, Larke observed a recurring theme: the profound impact of belonging, or its absence, on mental wellness.

Larke says: ‘The essence of belonging is Read More

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Randa Mirza – Beirutopia at Maison des Peintres, Arles

BEIRUTOPIA is a visual essay formed from a biographical perspective, a premonition of the multidimensional—political, financial and social—crisis that Lebanon is experiencing. This solo show looks critically at the brutal transformation of post-war Beirut through seven works by Randa Mirza  produced between 2000 and 2022.

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I’m So Happy You are Here: Japanese Women Photographers from the 1950s to Now at PALAIS DE L’ARCHEVÊCHÉ, Arles

I’m So Happy You Are Here offers an exciting new perspective on Japanese photography: a much-needed counterpoint, complement, and challenge to historical precedents and the established canon—an electrifying expansion of our understanding of Japanese photographic history, but also of photo-history at large. Over the past decade, the world of photography has made a concerted effort Read More

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Dora Maar: Behind the Lens at Amar Gallery, London

Amar Gallery is proud to announce its reopening exhibition – Dora Maar: Behind the Lens, featuring photographs & photograms from the Dora Maar Estate. The exhibition is a celebration of Maar’s life and is in conjunction with the upcoming release of bestselling author Louisa Treger’s book, The Paris Muse, based on Maar’s affair with Picasso, Read More

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Hannah Starkey at Maureen Paley, London

Maureen Paley is pleased to present the eighth solo exhibition by Hannah Starkey at the gallery, following her survey exhibition In Real Life at the Hepworth Wakefield, 2022.

Starkey’s large-scale photographs engage with how women are represented in contemporary culture. Her portraits capture moments of everyday life and an expanded female experience. Starkey reveals Read More

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MOTHEROTHER at The NewBridge Project, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

MOTHEROTHER brings together a variety of artist’s perspectives on parenting. The selected art works by Hannah Cooke, Katie Cuddon, Sarah Maple, Lauren McLaughlin, Kübra Müjde, Sara Qaed and Kate Sweeney, explore caregiving within systems which often overlook, exclude, censor, minimise or legislate their experience.  

The exhibition is a response to themes emerging from the social art Read More

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Berg & Høeg at Preus Museum, Horten

Marie and Bolette took professional portraits and landscape photos. But a box marked “private” contained photographs that showed playing with gender roles and how one should look in front of a camera around the turn of the last century. 

The two photographers Marie Høeg and Bolette Berg had a studio in Horten from 1895–1903, and in Read More

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Young Human by ShuShu Sieberns at Foam, Amsterdam

Young Human by ShuShu Sieberns is an ode to queerness and highlights the artist’s complex perspective, coloured by her traditional Russian background, especially in relation to her religious grandmother. The exhibition is enriched with an installation that brings ShuShu’s grandmother’s cozy living room to life. The sheltered atmosphere in Young Human takes the visitor into a Read More

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Cooper & Gorfer – Sirens at Fotografiska, Shanghai

In Sirens, Cooper & Gorfer create a fictitious tribe of women in different states of transformation. Birthed from a library of female bodies and rituals, the artists reconstruct a mythological dynasty inspired by the transformative powers of immortal goddesses, their use of power, magic, and vengeance.

From unique mix media collages to artworks arising from in Read More

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Captured Earth at MoCP, Chicago

Captured Earth presents works by artists who create works in photography and installation that use elements from nature to explore place, ecology, and the material and mystical qualities of the land. Depictions range from site-specific performances, including Tarrah Krajnak’s documentations of her nature-centered rituals using rocks and plant material. Other artists use natural elements to create Read More

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ZANELE MUHOLI at Tate Modern, London

A major UK survey of visual activist Zanele Muholi is on show at Tate Modern until January 2025. Zanele Muholi is one of the most acclaimed photographers working today, and their work has been exhibited all over the world. With over 260 photographs, this exhibition presents the full breadth of their career to date.

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Hanna Villiger at Centre Pompidou, Paris

Bringing together around 100 works and documents from the collections of the Musée National d’Art Moderne and the Estate of Hannah Villiger foundation, this monographic exhibition dedicated to Swiss artist Hannah Villiger is the first of its kind in France. It pays homage to an artistic practice that oscillated between sculpture, photography and spatial architecture, Read More

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C. Rose Smith: Talking Back to Power at Autograph, London

Focused on the intricate dynamics of visibility and authority, Talking Back to Power proposes a reclamation of black visibility. C. Rose Smith’s evocative black and white self-portraits revolve around the white cotton shirt, staged at locations affiliated with the wealth generated from cotton plantations in the Southern United States of America.

During the 19th century, cotton Read More

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Beyond Fashion at the Saatchi Gallery

Beyond Fashion showcases the work of acclaimed fashion photographers from around the world. The works demonstrate how fashion photography has moved past the simple presentation of product lines to reflect on the reality of our lives, to explore our aspirations and to push at the boundaries of creativity.

Including works by Maisie Cousins, Viviane Sassen, Elinor Read More

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Janette Beckman: Rebels at Foam, Amsterdam

The exhibition Rebels is the first large scale retrospective of the iconic punk and hip-hop photographer Janette Beckman. With a photographic career stretching over four decades, she documented pivotal underground movements from the early stages of the punk and hip-hop scene to recent movements like Black Lives Matter. The exhibition sheds light on themes such as social Read More

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HerStories. Photographic Practices, 1974-2024 at Thessaloniki Museum of Photography

In the wake of international debates on gender and identities and the general trend of exploring women’s creative work, the new exhibition-production by MOMus-Thessaloniki Museum of Photography HerStories. Photographic practices, 1974-2024  seeks to showcase the domestic photographic production of women, from the 1970s onwards. The exhibition will be hosted in the Thessaloniki Read More

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Sophie Gerrard – Cultivating Equality at Gallery 103, Glasgow

The latest exhibition from We Feed The UK celebrates women-led initiatives producing nature-friendly food for Scotland. Scottish photographer Sophie Gerrard has studied two ground-breaking examples: Lauriston Farm , a 100-acre site near Edinburgh run by a majority-women workers cooperative as a local response to the lack of affordable, healthy food; and Nikki Yoxall of Grampian Graziers , using native cattle to restore the Read More

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Maria Kapajeva’s exhibition “Listen To My Scream, Hear Their Dreams”

Listen To My Scream, Hear Their Dreams
Maria Kapajeva

17.04.-11.05.2024

Draakon Gallery
Pikk 18, Tallinn, Estonia

Maria Kapajeva’s exhibition is profoundly influenced by Draakon Gallery’s location directly across from the Russian Embassy in Tallinn’s Old Town. Positioned in this manner, Kapajeva aims to foster a more nuanced dialogue regarding the ongoing war in Ukraine, which has led Read More

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Livia Foldes: NSFW Venus at The Photographer’s Gallery

Livia Foldes questions how computers are taught to see and interpret bodies and identities. In her series NSFW Venus, she appropriates and alters images from a pornography-detection dataset to reflect on the parallels between colonial archives and machine learning datasets.

From phrenology to sexology, photographic archives and bodily measurement have played integral roles in constructions of race, gender, Read More

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Forest Complex by Uta Kögelsberger at BTV Stadtforum Innsbruck

Uta Kögelsberger’s solo exhibition Forest Complex brings together a new multifaceted body of photographic, video, and sound works that observe the complex societal, political, and ecological entanglements surrounding the pressures Alpine forests have come under in the wake of the climate emergency. The works in this exhibition delve into the multiple ways in which humanity is responding Read More

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Her Art in Action at Gazelli Art House, Baku

Gazelli Art House, an international art gallery based in Baku and London, and VarYox, a Baku-based art and media platform, will host a month-long festival focusing on female artistic practice. This first edition of the project, titled Her Art in Action, will showcase the theme The Feminine Gaze: Seeing Ourselves and Each Other. The festival Read More

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Siân Davey: The Garden at The Photographer’s Gallery

Discover works from Siân Davey’s The Garden in a free outdoor exhibition in the Soho Photography Quarter just outside the Gallery.

Starting in 2020, British photographer Siân Davey transformed her abandoned garden over three summers into a vibrant space, filled with wildflowers, birdsong and people.

Together with her son, Luke, Davey cultivated a space rooted in love. They researched native flowers Read More

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Mónica Alcázar-Duarte: Digital Clouds Don’t Carry Rain at Autograph, London

Affirming the value and survival of her ancestors’ indigenous knowledge, Mexican-British artist Mónica Alcázar-Duarte examines western society’s obsession with speed, expansion and resource accumulation at a time when ecological disaster looms. She raises critical questions – where does knowledge lie? Who and what is classified? – joining together the threads of dissociated knowledge systems.

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Zineb Sedira: Dreams Have No Titles at Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery presents the UK debut of Zineb Sedira’s critically acclaimed exhibition Dreams Have No Titles.

Originally conceived for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022, Dreams Have No Titles is an immersive installation comprising film, sculpture, photography and performance, that interweaves the artist’s biography with activist films produced across France, Algeria and Read More

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In the Now: Gender and Nation in Europe, Selections from the Sir Mark Fehrs Haukohl Photography Collection at Brooklyn Museum

In the Now unites nearly fifty women artists who are resisting traditional ideas of gender and nationality, as well as of photography itself. The first museum survey of photography-based works by women artists born or based in Europe, this exhibition interrogates the continent’s legacies of nationalism and patriarchal power structures—which continue to shape everyday life, Read More

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Three Easter Pieces by Yan Wang Preston at Messums, London

In her second solo exhibition at Messums London, the Chinese-British photographer Yan Wang Preston presents new works that explore the complexities of cultural migration by restaging iconic artworks in different geopolitical and cultural contexts. The series includes the photographic and performative restaging of artworks such as ‘To Add a Metre to an Anonymous Mountain, 1995’, Read More

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Lumen at Autograph

Where history has often marginalised the female voice, Lumen reinstates it, not just as a mainstay of family and home but as an avatar of social conscience. Autograph presents the London premiere of Sutapa Biswas’ acclaimed film in a new solo exhibition.

Born in India and educated in the UK, Biswas’ art is underpinned by an Read More

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Silent Archive at Inverleith House

Painful truths, surprising revelations and fresh perspectives on humanity’s complex relationships with the botanical world emerge from the exhibition Silent Archive.

International artists reveal RBGE’s archives in new ways, challenging us to discover hidden narratives and hear long-ignored voices that are preserved in our collections. Significant works that tell stories of scientific discoveries, colonial histories and Read More

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Leipzig Photobook Festival

The third Leipzig Photobook Festival is dedicated to the topic of “Protest”. The topic will be researched from different perspectives in exhibitions of historical and contemporary books, a panel discussion and short presentations.

In addition, there will be panel discussions, presentations, exhibitions, book presentations, portfolio reviews, a speed dating event and a get-together.

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ACTS OF RESISTANCE: PHOTOGRAPHY, FEMINISMS AND THE ART OF PROTEST at South London Gallery

Photography has long been associated with acts of resistance. It is used to document action, share ideas, inspire change, tell stories, gather evidence and fight against injustice.

This group exhibition at the SLG, organised in collaboration with the V&A, brings together works by international artists and collectives who are using the camera to challenge and move beyond traditional protest photography.

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Contested Bodies at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Delve into the work of over 40 contemporary artists from across the gender spectrum.

Explore gender stereotypes, self-representation and shapeshifting through fashion in artworks made in the last ten years in a wide range of media, including painting, sculpture, photography and video.

Challenge your ideas around race, class, objectification, pleasure or desire. Discover strategies of resilience, empowerment, Read More

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Carey Young at Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Paula Cooper Gallery is delighted to present new video and photographic works by London-based artist Carey Young, including the US debut of Appearance (2023), her ambitious forty-nine-minute silent video featuring female judges. First seen in the artist’s major, critically acclaimed one-person exhibition at Modern Art Oxford in 2023, Appearance expands Young’s twenty-year investigation of Read More

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Joy Gregory and the Whitechapel Gallery win Freelands Award 2023

Joy Gregory and the Whitechapel gallery win the eighth annual Freelands Award.

In autumn 2025, Whitechapel Gallery will stage Joy Gregory’s first monographic exhibition, surveying a four-decade practice that has influenced generations of younger artists. Almost 100 works spanning analogue and digital photography, video, film installation, performance and textiles will highlight Gregory’s contribution to the development Read More

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#Rebel Selves at Left Bank, Leeds

Dawn Wolley’s #Rebel Selves installation is something between a stage set for an absurdist play, a hall of mirrors, and an exploded 3-dimensional photograph. Masks, garments, and props scatter the space, inviting visitors to play different characters and create queer selfies.

In the porch gallery space, Woolley will show a series of #Rebel self-portrait photographs. During Read More

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Collective Exhibition of the 9th edition of the Pierre Verger National Photography Prize at The Bahia Art Museum

The Bahia Art Museum hosts the Collective Exhibition of the 9th edition of the Pierre Verger National Photography Prize.  Prizes worth R$30,000 were awarded to three photographic stories in the categories ‘Ancestry and Representation’, ‘Historical Questions’ and ‘Free Theme and Technique’. In the ‘Ancestry and Representation’ category, works were analysed that address ethnophotography as a Read More

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Women’s Work is Never Done at Richard Saltoun Gallery

Richard Saltoun Gallery is honoured to present Women’s Work is Never Done, curated by Catherine de Zegher, internationally acclaimed Belgian curator and art historian, celebrating some of the most important female artists from the Post-war era up to the present-day.

Titled after de Zegher’s anthology published in 2014, the exhibition features works by gallery artists BRACHA L. Read More

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Witness/Memory/Recall at the V&A

A new book display curated in collaboration with the Krasna-Krausz Foundation titled Witness/Memory/Recall is now open in the V&A Photography Centre. On view until May 2024, the display celebrates past winners and longlisted entries of the Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards.

Inaugurated in 1985, the award recognises outstanding books on photography and moving image, with an emphasis on Read More

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Photography on the Move: The Half Moon Touring Shows 1976 – 1984 at Four Corners

This November, discover how trailblazing photography exhibitions toured 1970s Britain with the help of a humble laminating machine.

Four Corners’ latest exhibition tells the remarkable story of the Half Moon touring shows, revealing a little-known moment in British photographic history.

In 1976, photographers at East London’s Half Moon Gallery developed an innovative approach to exhibiting. Read More

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Washington’s National Museum of Women in the Arts reopens after renovation

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA)—the world’s first major museum solely dedicated to championing women artists—reopened on October 21, 2023, after a two-year renovation, revealing a transformed building, powerful exhibitions and engaging public programs. NMWA reimagined its historic home at 1250 New York Avenue in Washington, D.C., to offer flexible exhibition spaces Read More

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Soft Power at Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Soft Power celebrates the art of Birmingham-based artist Su Richardson (b. 1947) and presents a wide array of work made at different stages of the artist’s fifty-year career. Richardson’s soft sculptures embrace and subvert the medium of crochet, traditionally considered ‘women’s work’. Her beautifully crafted objects revalidate textiles and craft-making as a fine art form.

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RE/SISTERS A Lens on Gender and Ecology at Barbican Art Gallery

Re/Sisters is a major group exhibition exploring the relationship between gender and ecology, highlighting the systemic links between the oppression of women and the degradation of the planet.

Featuring around 50 international women and gender non-conforming artists, RE/SISTERS is a new exhibition featuring work from emerging and established artists across the fields of photography and film.

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Hexed, Vexed and Sexed at West Den Haag

The title ‘Hexed, Vexed & Sexed’ points to the vexed freedom of women artists in the world today. It reclaims the Hex as a discipline of feminine intellect and politics, capable of transforming social circumstances from the inside out.

The Hex stands for irrepressible women’s power, often vilified as unreasonable, childish, or animal, but producing profound Read More

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Trailblazers: feminisms, camera in hand and archive over the shoulder at Cité internationale des arts

The Cité internationale des arts, in partnership with the Centre audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir and as part of the 2023 edition of the Festival d’Automne, is presenting the group exhibition Trailblazers: feminisms, camera in hand and archive over the shoulder.

The exhibition looks back at the cultural and visual history of feminism in France in the Read More

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Lee Miller: Dressed at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Lee Miller, photographer, surrealist, model, war correspondent, writer, traveller and cook lived her many lives with passion and audacity. These lives are all reflected in her dress and style.

This exhibition examines Lee Miller’s life and work through her clothing beginning in Paris in the late 1920s and ending in Sussex in the mid-1950s. It includes Read More

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ABANDONED BY JILL QUIGLEY AND ADRIAN TYLER – a new exhibition at Martin Parr Foundation

The next MPF exhibition launched 28 SEPT  bringing together for the first time the work of two photographers, Adrian Tyler and Jill Quigley.

Adrian Tyler presents Dust to Dust and Jill Quigley presents Cottages of Quigley’s Point, each exploring uninhabited homes and the objects scattered within them.

‘In this exhibition, two photographers carefully explore and engage with rural domestic ruins – more specifically, Read More

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