Category: Books & Publications

New Book: Women and Photography in Africa

Women and Photography in Africa
Creative Practices and Feminist Challenges

Edited By Darren Newbury, Lorena Rizzo, Kylie Thomas

Copyright Year 2021

This collection explores women’s multifaceted historical and contemporary involvement in photography in Africa.

The book offers new ways of thinking about the history of photography, exploring through case studies the complex and historically specific articulations of gender and photography on Read More

Freelands Foundation: Launch of ‘Representation of Female Artists in Britain’ Report

Dr Kate McMillan, Hettie Judah and Jennifer Higgie

Join Freelands Foundation online to celebrate the launch of the fifth ‘Representation of Female Artists in Britain’ report, our annual survey that asks the question, are female artists still under-represented in Britain?

Artist, academic and author of the report, Dr Kate McMillan, introduces her research and is joined by Read More

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Book (in French) Une histoire mondiale des femmes photographes

une histoire mondiale des femmes photographes
Luce Lebart Marie Robert

Une fabuleuse somme collective, un livre manifeste, un ouvrage de référence

Cet ouvrage illustré par 450 images, présente les œuvres de 300 femmes photographes du monde entier, de l’invention du médium jusqu’à l’aube du xxie siècle. Rares sont celles dont les noms sont parvenus jusqu’à nous, disparaissant du Read More

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A Place of Our Own by Iris Hassid

For six years (2014-2020) Tel Aviv-based photographer and artist Iris Hassid followed the day to day life of four young Palestinian women, citizens of Israel, who are part of a recent surge of the young generation of Arab female students attending Tel Aviv University.

Engaging in spontaneous, pleasurable, and often thought-provoking conversations, Iris Hassid photographed Samar (a fresh Read More

BJP: Women in Focus

Free Female in Focus E-Guide

Female is Focus is the global award celebrating female-identifying photographic talent

From 1854 Media, the Female in Focus e-guide celebrates exceptional work of women photographers around the world whilst drawing on a multitude of leading industry voices to explore how, together, we can push for gender equality in the photography industry.

The Female Read More

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Series and Book Launch: Photography, Place, Environment (Bloomsbury Academic Publishing) Presents Coal Cultures by Derrick Price and Landscapes Between then and Now by Nicola Brandt

SERIES AND BOOK LAUNCH: Photography, Place, Environment (Bloomsbury Academic Publishing) presents Coal Cultures by Derrick Price, and Landscapes Between Then and Now by Nicola Brandt.

Photography, Place, Environment publishes original scholarship and critical thinking exploring ways in which photography contributes to, or challenges, narratives relating to geography, environment, landscape and place, historically and now. By critiquing Read More

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Alegra Ally New Path A Window on Nenets Life

Documentary photographer and anthropologist Alegra Ally travelled to the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia from October through December 2016 to study and document the Nenets way of life. For thousands of years, indigenous Nenets have lived nomadic lifestyles herding reindeer across the Yamal Peninsula in the Russian Arctic.The Khudi family is one of 12,000 Nenets still Read More

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Pre-order So to Speak by Steffi Klenz

So To Speak tells the story of a separation through visual poetry and photographic imagery. The writing and photographs are the product of the period of one year of grief the artist experienced after the moment her long-term relationship ended and while still living in the same house as her former partner.The artist uses her daily walks Read More

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10×10 Photobooks presents ‘How We See: Photobooks by Women’

How We See: Photobooks by Women
New York: 10×10 Photobooks, 2018
Edition of 600
Designed by Laura Coombs

How We See: Photobooks by Women, 10×10 Photobooks’ latest project and publication presents a global range of 21st-century photobooks by female photographers.

With historical records establishing 19th-century British photographer Anna Atkins’s Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions (1843-1853) as the first photobook, it is Read More

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She Looks into Me

“She looks into me” is a series of intimate images that hold a deep reverence for a time when the mystery of life and the mystery of death were closely related.

Conceived in a manner close to theater this book is divided in 3 chapters that explore the idea of human representation and how looking at Read More

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Then and Now: Japanese Women Photographers of the 1970s and ’80s Revealed Through Their Photobooks by Russet Lederman

Then and Now: Japanese Women Photographers of the 1970s and ’80s Revealed Through Their Photobooks
Russet Lederman

The paper was presented firstly at Tate Modern conference “Fast Forward: Women in Photography” in 2015. Now it is published in  Volume 8Issue 1Art and Vernacular Photographies in Asia, Fall 2017

“In March 2014, the Hasselblad Foundation presented the Japanese Read More

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We are Worldless Without One Another: An Interview with Judith Butler / Stephanie Berbec / Verso

“Judith Butler’s new book interweaves her two theories of performativity and precarity with the works of Hannah Arendt, Giorgio Agamben, and Emmanuel Levinas as a way to critically assess and speak to Tahrir Square, Occupy, Black Lives Matter, and other movements of dissent. In this interview, Stephanie Berbec asks her to consider her work in light of the Read More

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Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora

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

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British Journal Of Photography: Female Gaze

British Journal Of Photography: Female Gaze

Issue: May 2017

Female Gaze: New perspectives from the selfie generation. Charlotte Jansen considers a new generation of female photographers who make women their subject. Zuza Krajewska goes inside a prison for young male offenders. Endia Beal addresses themes of race, gender and corporate culture. And Laia Abril uncovers secret histories Read More

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Lauren Elkin on female flaneurs’ gaze / Guardian

A tribute to female flâneurs: the women who reclaimed our city streets

by Lauren Elkin

“The flâneur – the keen-eyed stroller who chronicles the minutiae of city life – has long been seen as a man’s role. From Virginia Woolf to Martha Gellhorn, it’s time we recognised the vital, transgressive work of the flâneuse…. It’s time to recognise Read More

“On Feminism”, the winter issue of Aperture – review

http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2017/01/20/article/159934571/on-feminism-the-winter-issue-of-aperture/

“The winter issue of Aperture, “On Feminism,” arrives at a moment when the power and influence women hold on the world stage is irrefutable, and the very idea of gender is central to conversations about equality across the country, and around the globe. “On Feminism” focuses on intergenerational dialogues, debates, and strategies of feminism in photography Read More

Check out Cafe Royal books

This is a wonderful publisher but out of nearly 40 books on the site only 2 are by a woman – the same woman

the wonderful Trish Porter

http://www.caferoyalbooks.com/?tx=4JG67517UH0031919&st=Completed&amt=9%2e45&cc=GBP&cm=&item_number=

I suggest we all try to get published here

Sara Davidmann – new book

KEN. TO BE DESTROYED. A new publication from Sara Davidmann

Edited by Val Williams

Published by Schilt, Amsterdam.

Ken.To be destroyed began with an archive and a discovery. Sara Davidmann and her siblings inherited letters and photographs belonging to their uncle and aunt, Ken and Hazel Houston, from their mother Audrey Davidmann. The letters Read More