The Advancing Women Artists Foundation (AWA) based in Florence and the Eskenazi Museum of Art of Indiana University in Bloomington (Indiana) are setting up an internet database devoted to works by women artists active in the United States and Europe prior to 1800. The organizers are asking all European CODART members for their help in Read More
The open letter, initiated by Marie Docher to Sam Stourdze, the Director of Les Rencontres d’Arles festival addresses an urgent need to represent with equality the whole multi-cultural spectrum of photography including all human tonalities, all genders, and all orientations if it indeed wants to maintain its primacy on the international stage.The full text of Read More
Make your nomination for a female photographer here and tell us why she’s a heroine.
heroine ‘A woman distinguished and venerated for her extraordinary courage, fortitude, or noble qualities.’ (The New Shorter Oxford English dictionary).
Please fill in the fields in the nomination form below. We advise you to prepare longer answers in Word or similar and then Read More
Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery announced Helen Cammock as the seventh winner of the prize at a ceremony at the Whitechapel Gallery on 16 April 2018. Cammock was selected from a shortlist of artists including Céline Condorelli, Eloise Hawser, Athena Papadopoulos and Mandy El-Sayegh.
“In 2011, Alfredo Jaar presented a modest exhibition, Three Women, at Paris’s Galerie Kamel Mennour. The show included three tiny photographs illuminated by six large paparazzi-like tripods. The contrast in scale was meant to draw attention to the fact that the subjects—all women activists with towering achievements—had been overlooked….
After Jaar completed Three Women—which Read More
10×10 Photobooks by Women (working title), the next project in nonprofit 10×10 Photobooks’ ongoing series of reading rooms, will focus on photobooks by female photographers. Female photographers make up a large percentage of the photobook community, yet their numbers in the top prizes and heavily promoted books are relatively small in comparison to Read More
New book is published by Firecrackers (editors: Fiona Rogers & Max Houghton)
A vivid showcase of work by more than thirty of the world’s leading contemporary female documentary photographers.
“We are not surprised.
We are gallerists, artists, writers, editors, curators, directors, arts administrators, assistants, and interns – workers of the art world – and we have been groped, undermined, harassed, infantilised, scorned, threatened, and intimidated by those in positions of power who control access to resources and opportunities. We have held our tongues, threatened by Read More
The HYSTERIA collective is raising funds for the printing and distribution of our eighth periodical on feminisms and power.
The HYSTERIA collective has been working very hard over the past nine months on the eighth issue of the HYSTERIA periodical. Now it’s time to share it with the rest of the world. But we need your help! Read More
Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora is an exclusive and commemorative bi-annual journal committed to establishing and representing a collective voice of women photographers of African descent. The inaugural issue of Mfon features 100 women photographers across the Diaspora. This iconic issue features an introduction by Dr. Deborah Willis, MacArthur Fellow and Chair of Read More
“Mothers in Arts is a small initiative founded by Csilla Klenyanszki, who lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Mothers in Arts supports women artists who are also mothers and shines a light on the mother-shaped blindspot within the art world.
It puts forward a discussion about a problem that affects many young artist women when they Read More
“In the summer of 2001, American Tom Sponheim was walking around Barcelona with his wife and found himself in a local flea market, Els Encants. On one of the stalls, he found a bunch of old negatives that he bought for $3.5, one dollar more that the seller was asking. Sponheim realized how valuable his Read More
Le donne fotografe dalla nascita della fotografia ad oggi: uno sguardo di genere / Women photographers from the beginning of photography up to now: a gender insight
crowd funding project