South Caucasus Moving Museum of Photography in Yerevan, Armenia

5th December 2018

at AGBU Armenia

For its first regional event of South Caucasus Moving Museum of Photography that will take place on Wednesday, December 5th in Yerevan, Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum partners with AGBU Armenia and 4plus agency.

A collection of slideshows by contemporary Georgian, regional and international photographers will be screened in the program of the Moving Museum of Read More

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The Female Gaze: Chloe Sheppard ‘A Much Better Illusion’ Screening and Q&A

17th December 2018

at Somerset House

As a final instalment of their series ‘the Female Gaze’, Photo London is delighted to present a screening of ‘A Much Better Illusion’ by Chloe Sheppard alongside a conversation with Ione Gamble of Polyester zine.

For this evening event, there will be a screening of Chloe’s first film ‘A Much Better Illusion’, after which Read More

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The Female Gaze: Activism through Instagram

10th December 2018

at TJ Boulting

As part of their ongoing series ‘The Female Gaze’, Photo London is delighted to present this conversation, which will explore the use of Instagram as a platform for social change.

For this evening event, Hannah Watson, the director of TJ Boulting Gallery will moderate a discussion between Eliza Hatch, artist and founder Read More

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Load, Point and Shoot: Cameras, Gun cartridges, and the ‘Black Boxes’ of History

26th March 2019

at History and Theory of Photography Research Centre Birbeck University

This paper explores what it might mean for historians to take seriously the shared history of firearms and cameras, two technologies that co-evolved in the 19th century and that have had a profound impact on society ever since. As David Campbell writes, “the technologies of the gun and camera…evolved in lockstep.” (Campbell 2012; Landau 2002; Read More

i-D and Artforum: the printed magazine and the merging of art and fashion

21st November 2018

at History and Theory of Photography Research Centre Birbeck University

The worlds of art and fashion merged in the 1980s on the pages of illustrated magazines. Since the early 1990s, fashion photographs have migrated effortlessly between the art field and the commercial field, between being considered personal works or assignments limited by the ideas and wants of designers, brands and fashion publications. An important material Read More

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Exhibition Opening – Island Hoping – Christina Dimitriadi

9th November - 2nd February 2018

at City of Athens Cultural, Sports and Youth Organization, in the Arts Center

The new photographic work of the Greek-German artist Christina Dimitriadi be shown at the ISLAND HOPING exhibition , presented by the City of Athens Cultural, Sports and Youth Organization, in the Arts Center from 9 November 2018 to 3 February 2019.  An opening event is planned for 8pm on 9th November 2018.

The exhibition is the first individual presentation of the artist in a public institution Read More

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V&A Conference – Collecting Photography/Photography as Collecting

16th - 17th November 2018

at V&A Museum, London

Discover the extraordinary breadth of the V&A’s photography collection, which has been growing and evolving since the 1850s, and was recently augmented by the transfer of the Royal Photographic Society collection.

From early daguerreotypes to contemporary digital images,  This two day conference explores the history of photography through the lens of collecting and considers Read More

#LaPartDesFemmes – a manifesto for photography

8th November 2018

at Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris


invited by



The collective #LaPartdesFemmes, committed to support both the visibility and recognition of female photographers, will unveil their Manifesto for Photography initiated by Marie Docher on 8th November during PARIS PHOTO 2018, the largest international art faire dedicated to photography.

Shortly after the publication of our open letter to the director of the Rencontres d’Arles Read More

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Artist Talk – Chloe Dewe Matthews

15th November 2018

at Tate Modern Gallery, London

Join Chloe Dewe Mathews as she presents her new monograph in conversation with curator Sarah Allen

Caspian: The Elements is Chloe Dewe Mathews’s record of five years spent roaming the borderlands of the Caspian Sea. In a resource-rich region roiled by contested geopolitics, Dewe Mathews found that elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium are central to Read More

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8th November 2018

Organised by Fannie ESCOULEN
Thursday 8 November


The invention of photography has paved the way for new professional, social and creative conquests. Amateurs and the curious hurried to manipulate the medium, in search of experimentation and discovery. Women, finding it a means of expression and personal Read More

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Bluecoat: Artists’ talks

30th October 2018

Tue 30 Oct 12-1pm

Get to know our artist in residence Chinar Shah and curator in residence Zuzana Jakalová at our Residency Social.

Shah joins Bluecoat from Bangalore for the first of her two-part residency in partnership with Bluecoat, Hope University, FACT and AHRC. She is interested in the power dynamics of the internet, cyberfeminism and women’s experiences of race, caste Read More

An apology for sale, by Chinar Shah, Ajit Bhadoriya, Surabhi Vaya

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I’m Home Exhibition and events, Blank100 Gallery

26th October - 4th November 2018

at Blank100

I’M HOME brings together the works of Black British Female Photographers who explore the ideas of the home and family. The aim of the show is to collectively present the work of both established and emerging photographers in purpose-designed space that allows the viewer to experience an aspect of the lives of the artists well as the works.

Featuring the Read More

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Carole Evans Exhibition, PV and artist talk

13th - 25th November 2018

at Air Gallery, Altrincham

The Bravest Little Street in England – A memorial to the lost men of Chapel Street by local artist Carole Evans

At: AIR Gallery, 30 Grosvenor Road, Altrincham, WA14 1LD, 14 November – 25 November 2018

Private View; 13 November, 6pm – 9pm
Panel discussion with artist: Saturday 17 November, 11am

The Bravest Little Street in England is a solo exhibition by Read More

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SACAC: Illustrated talk by Sabeena Gadihoke

2nd November 2018

at Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication, New Dehli

Sabeena Gadihoke’s talk will focus on a recent curatorial project titled Light Works, which explored the oeuvre of photographer Jitendra AryaSabeena Gadihoke’s talk will focus on a recent curatorial project titled Light Works, which explored the oeuvre of photographer Jitendra Arya at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and Bengaluru during 2017-18

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Symposium: Women FIX Photography

30th November 2018

Friday 30 November: 14.00 – 17.30 Talk & Panel Discussion / 18.00 – 21.00 Evening Networking Event

The networking evening event is available for those with a dual symposium ticket only.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

To open the up the dialogue on one of our key themes Year Of The Woman we invite you to Read More

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Symposium: Women, Work and Commerce in the Creative Industries 1750-1950

9th February 2019

at Fyvie Hall, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London

Women, Work and Commerce in the Creative Industries, Britain 1750 – 1950

Saturday 9 February 2019, 9.30am – 5.30pm

This symposium adds to the growing body of feminist scholarship that is deconstructing the male-dominated history of commercial and industrial artistic production. The programme will bring together current interdisciplinary perspectives on women’s experiences of work and the gendered Read More

RPS Women in Photography Inaugural Lecture: Karen Knorr

3rd October 2018

at LCC, Elephant and Castle, London

London College of Communication is delighted to welcome Professor Karen Knorr to deliver the Royal Photographic Society Inaugural Women in Photography Lecture. Karen will be in conversation with Anna Fox after the lecture followed by a short break before a panel discussion to mark the occasion of the Women in Photography inaugural lecture, featuring Poulomi Basu, Natasha Caruana, Read More

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Focus Kazakhstan: Post-nomadic Mind: Panel discussion on female artists in post-soviet countries

Focus Kazakhstan: Post-nomadic Mind, London
at the Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, London,

19 September-16 October 2018.

Evening Discussion on Thursday 27 September, 7pm.

Professor Katy Deepwell, editor KT press/n.paradoxa, and artists Almagul Menlibaveva and AselKadyrkhanova.
They will discuss the role and development of female artists in post-soviet countries, looking particularly at the Kazakh art scene. As well as Read More

Photography & Gender Dynamics post #MeToo

29th September 2018

The Photographers’ Gallery, 2-5pm

This timely discussion builds upon an increasing focus on the practise of and positions held by women in photography, with the aim of addressing aspects of life and society beyond art and gender divisions, in our current #MeToo climate.

In both looking back and towards the future, this event reflects upon the images used for the #MeToo Read More

A Cure For Death, Juno Calypso 2018. Courtesy TJ Boulting

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A mass exhibition of Alam Shahidul’s work in support of the campaign to free him #FreeShahidulAlam

8th - 28th October 2018

As you will be aware, Dr Shahidul Alam was arrested, tortured and imprisoned in Dhaka Bangladesh at the beginning of August. Shahidul is an internationally respected photographer, journalist and activist and a good friend and colleague to many of us working in the photography and the academic worlds here in the UK.

University of Sunderland, where Read More

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Tate Modern Talk: MFON – Women Photographers of the African Diaspora

3rd October 2018

at Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

Founders Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and Adama Delphine Fawundu discuss their project MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora

MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora is a publication and platform committed to establishing and representing a collective voice of women photographers of African descent. The inaugural issue featured over 100 women photographers from across the Diaspora.

Ahead of the Read More

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Why Have There Been No Great (wo)Men Artists?

3rd July - 28th August 2018

National Museum of Montenegro in Cetinje

3 July – 28 August, 2018

‘Why Have There Been No Great (wo)Men Artists?’ is the first in the series of regional exhibitions that are being organised as a part of the ‘Perceptions’ programme. The exhibition showcases pieces that are a part of the British Council collection of UK art, as well Read More

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‘First Women’ – 100 Portraits by Anita Corbin

20th July - 22nd August 2018

at Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

First Women comprises a unique collection of 100 portraits capturing women in the UK who were “first” in their field of achievement.

The portraits by photographer Anita Corbin provide inspiration and insight for a new generation of women seeking an understanding of their own roles in a rapidly changing world in which equality is still an Read More

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Women by Women Exhibition

at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art are pleased to present Women by Women, as part of the Idea of North season. Curated by photographer Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, this intimate collection explores the representation of women and girls in the North East of England by women photographers, moving back and forward through time, between the 1970s and the present.

For Read More

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Weibke Leister: Echoes and Callings

24th June - 29th July 2018

at White Conduit Projects

Exhibition opening: Sun 24 June 2018, 1.00-4.00pm

Performance night: Thu 5 July, 7.00-9.00pm ‘What does it mean to wear Hannya’ Storytelling by Laura Sampson, Shamisen play by Yui Shikakura

Exhibition continues until 29 July 2018.

Wiebke Leister’s research investigates the nature of photographic portraiture beyond the limits of individual likeness – focussing on representations of faciality in relation to its facial Read More

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Radical Visions: the cultural politics of Camerawork 1972-1985

28th June 2018

A collaborative symposium
Four Corners with History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, Birkbeck
Thursday 28 June 2018, 2.00-6.00pm followed by drinks

Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury
Room to be confirmed

This event accompanies the Radical Visions exhibition at Four Corners Gallery, and the launch of its new digital archive. It will consider Camerawork’s engagement, role and influence with community-practice, feminism and representation, and ask Read More

Photograph: Claire Schwob, from Women exhibition, Half Moon Gallery 1974

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Dead Water – Photography by Marilene Ribeiro & Participants

5th July 2018

Opening: Thu 5th July 18:30 – FREE ENTRY ( Pls book via Eventbrite)

18:30 – 19:10 – Panel Discussion with:
Marilene Ribeiro – photographer and researcher, Brazil/UK
Sue Branford – journalist, BBC, Latin America Bureau, and Mongabay, UK
Anna Fox – photographer and professor, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK
Chair: Alícia Bastos, Braziliarty, Brazil/UK

19:10 – 19:30 – Film Read More

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TBILISI ART FAIR: In and out of reality: Photographic image in Georgia

17th - 20th May 2018

at TBILISI Art Fair

Over 20 photographers representing several generations of artists throughout the last 3 centuries, highlighting Georgia’s very rich and complex history of photography. The exhibition “In and Out of Reality” is divided in two volumes. Volume I covers the period starting from the end of 19th century – the debut of the history of photography in Read More

© David Meskhi. Abstract Body. 2017

© David Meskhi. Abstract Body. 2017

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26th April - 7th July 2018

Autograph ABP

London, Rivington Place, EC2A 3BA

27 APRIL – 7 JULY 2018


Opening on April 26th,  6.30 – 8.30PM (please RSVP on their website)


In I Am Now You – Mother, Marcia Michael visualises the act of matrilineage through the body of her mother, Myrtle McKnight.

Michael uses photography and oral history to retrieve lost and Read More

Marcia Michael, Partus Sequitur Ventrem from the series The Object of My Gaze, 2015-2017

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Martha Langford – Who Can Tell? Histories and Counter-Histories of Photography in Canada.

4th April 2018

at History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

Martha Langford (Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Concordia University in Montreal)

New national histories of photography are appearing. Some are recuperative, supplementing the canon with missing or underestimated figures. Others are methodological retellings, refreshing the canon with new historiographical perspectives. Some are bent on justice, adapting postcolonial, decolonizing, or settler-colonial Read More

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Round Table Women in Photography: What Now? (with live-streaming)

26th March 2018


VII Photo Agency presents a round table with the seven women of VII: Anush Babajanyan, Linda Bournane Engelberth, Jessica Dimmock, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Maggie Steber, Nichole Sobecki. Moderated by Sara Terry.

Will be live-streamed here:

Gender, sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement have sparked one of the most intense debates of recent years. How does Read More

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The Discrete Channel with Noise – Clare Strand

8th April - 8th July 2018

at Centre photographique d'Ile de France

The solo exhibition of new work by Clare Strand, titled The Discrete Channel with Noise, is featuring photography, painting, machinery and sound installation. The works on display are set in our time when the misinterpretation, mismanagement and misrepresentation of information – whether deliberate or accidental – has an ever-increasing and overwhelming effect on our everyday Read More

Image credit: The Discrete Channel with Noise by Clare Strand © The Artist

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Geekender: Towards a Feminist Internet

16th - 18th March 2018

at The Photographer's Gallery

Our next Geekender is coming 16 – 18 March!

In collaboration with UAL Futures’ Feminist Internet Project we will be speculating on issues of power, gender and technology with a weekend of events, workshops and experimentation.

Friday night will kick off with a panel on “Tomorrow’s Nipple: censorship, subversion and social media” about the control of images Read More

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In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

13th April - 1st July 2018

at The British Library

Switzerland’s 1816 ‘year without a summer’, which provided the backdrop for the conception of Frankenstein, was part of a three-year period of severe climate deterioration. Chloe Dewe Mathews returned to the glaciers 200 years later, and the resulting photographs explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley’s novel.


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Sarah Jones

1st March - 7th April 2018

at Anton Kern Gallery New York

In Jean Cocteau’s post war film Orphée (1950) there is a beguiling moment when the then modern day Orpheus, standing in front of a full length framed mirror in his room, slides his hand through his own reflection. This once hard glassy impermeable surface becomes viscoelastic, transmutes into liquid; the ragile portal through which Orpheus moves into a parallel Read More

Sarah Jones, Cabinet (XIX) (Glass), 2018, C-Print mounted on aluminum, 27.5 x 22 inches

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There and not there

1st - 21st March 2018

at Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

There and not there
Curated by Sarah McAvera

Absence is the connecting quality of two otherwise very different artists, Victoria J Dean and Sharon Murphy. With a background in theatre, Murphy’s photographs have the aura of a stage set, with the landscape in some ways acting as a curtain, covering up the story behind. While some works Read More

From the series 'The Illusion of Purpose' by Victoria J Dean © The Artist

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Art, Blackness, Identity and Activism Rebooting the Legacy: No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action 1960 – 1990

24th February 2018

Annual Huntley (un)Conference 2018

Recent developments over the past few years seem to indicate that ‘we are moving on up’ or moving out of the frame – so are Black artists and curators experiencing a watershed moment with Blackness? With the advance copies of the No Colour Barlegacy book* published on 24th February, Read More

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Michelle Henning

7th March 2018

Photography sets the image free
Michelle Henning

Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Location: University of West London, St Mary’s Road, Ealing
Date: Wednesday 7 March 2018
Time: Registration 6pm. Lecture commences 6.30pm
Free Admission: All welcome.

Photography is commonly understood as a static medium that “freezes” the moment. This characterisation of photography privileges certain kinds of practice, draws a sharp distinction between it and Read More

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14th February - 31st March 2018

at Richard Saltoun 41 Dover Street, London W1S 4NS

Private view: Wednesday 14 February 6-8pm

15 February – 31 March 2018

Curated by Paola Ugolini, Women Look At Women explores feminine identity through the work of thirteen internationally renowned women artists. In this inaugural exhibition at Richard Saltoun’s new gallery in Dover Street, each of the works on show reflects a different aspect of the relationship Read More

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Mutations – Indo French image encounters

10th - 25th February 2018

at 24 Jor Bagh, New Delhi

Presented at 24 Jor Bagh, “Mutations – Indo French image encounters” is a large-scale contemporary exhibition that will showcase the works of 16 photographers from both France and India : Anouck Durand, Baptiste Rabichon, Charles Freger, François Burgun, Laetitia d’Aboville, Marion Gronier,Philippe Petremant, Thierry Fontaine and Yannick Cormier, Anshika Verma, Asmita Parelkar, Dhruv Malhotra, Indu Antony, Sohrab Read More

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Susan Meiselas’s retrospective at Jeu de Paume, Paris

6th February - 20th May 2018

Susan Meiselas


Concorde, Paris

The retrospective devoted to the American photographer Susan Meiselas (b. 1948, Baltimore) brings together a selection of works from the 1970s to the present day.

A member of Magnum Photos since 1976, Susan Meiselas questions documentary practice. She became known through her work in conflict zones of Central America in the 1970s and 1980s Read More

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Photoforum PASQUART: two solo exhibitions

28th January - 15th April 2018

Photoforum Pasquart presents:
Seevorstadt 71
CH–2502 Biel / Bienne

Adrian Sauer (January 28 – April 15)

Adrian Sauer (*1976, lives and works in Leipzig, DE) explores in his photographs the foundations of a medium which, since its beginnings, has seen changes like no other medium.

Dorothée Elisa Baumann (January 28 – April 15)

In her artistic practice, Dorothée Elisa Baumann (*1972, Read More

Image: Adrian Sauer

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NOW: A dialogue on female Chinese contemporary artists

16th February - 29th April 2018

This collaborative programme led by Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) brings together five distinct art organisations across the UK, to show a diverse range of art works and new commissions from some of the most exciting female artists working in mainland China.

NOW explores how the diversity of current female artistic practice transcends notions of Read More

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Dragana Jurisic | My Own Unknown

8th February 2018

at Gallery of Photography Ireland

Thursday 8th February

5.30pm: Artist’s Talk, Free admission, seating limited.

6.30pm: Official Launch

8.00pm: Outdoor projection event

My Own Unknown, is an on-going series of work by Dublin-based photographer Dragana Jurišić. A very personal exhibition, the work addresses the complexities of exile, politics and betrayal together with family history. Organised into 5 chapters, the work opens out to explore important universal Read More

The Familiar © Dragana Jurišić

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Cultural Sniping: Photographic Collaborations in the Jo Spence Memorial Library Archive

9th March - 28th April 2018

at Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD

This exhibition showcases important materials from the archive of the late Jo Spence, British photographer, writer, and self-described ‘cultural sniper’, tracing links and collaborations in activist art, radical publications, community photography and phototherapy from the 1970s and 1980s. Consistent with Spence’s ethos of radical pedagogy, this exhibition focuses on her collaborative working methods. It opens Read More

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17th May - 14th November 2018


Six contemporary art commissions highlight the progression towards equality through the stories of the women who have contributed to the spirit & history of Knole. Artists include Lubaina Himid, CJ Mahony, Lindsay Seers, Emiy Speed, Melanie Wilson, and Alice May Williams.

17 MAY – 14 NOVEMBER 2018

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Photo London Academy presents Maryam Eisler in conversation with Francis Hodgson

20th February 2018

at The Screening Room, Somerset House

Join Francis Hodgson in an exploration of the work and practice of photographer Maryam Eisler. Eisler will be presenting her latest project Voices East London (2017) which features a series of striking images from the streets of East London-  the City’s “creative ghetto” known for spearheading the UK’s biggest population rise over the past decade. Read More

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Lola Flash: 1986 – Present

25th January - 27th March 2018

at Pen + Brush NYC

Exhibition Dates: January 25 – March 27, 2017
Location: Pen + Brush, 29 E. 22nd St., NYC
Press Preview:  Thursday, January 25, 12–3 p.m.
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 25, 6–8 p.m.

Pen + Brush inaugurates its 2018 exhibition program with the first comprehensive view of photographic work by Lola Flash.  A fixture in the New York City art scene, Read More

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Reframing Worlds – Mobility and Gender in a Postcolonial, Feminist Perspective

4th November - 21st January 2018

Galerie im Körnerpark: 4 November 2018 – 21 January 2018
nGbK: 2 December 2017 – 21 January 2018
Closed on: 24/25 and 31 Dec as well as 1 Jan

Exhibition, Booklet, Events

Akinbode Akinbiyi, Maria Thereza Alves, Hasan Aksaygın & Aykan Safoğlu, Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro & Anaïs Héraud-Louisadat, Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Antye Greie aka AGF, Rajkamal Read More

Mathilde ter Heijne, Women to Go, 2009 ongoing, Photo: Nihad Nino Pusija

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Trish Morrissey: A Certain Slant of Light – exhibition & symposium

18th November - 25th February 2018

Acclaimed photographer, Trish Morrissey brings two brand new bodies of work to the Hestercombe Gallery, inspired by the last female occupants of Hestercombe House, Miss Warre (1790-1872) and Mrs Portman (1854-1951) who both independently ran the Hestercombe estate.

Crossing the disciplines of performance and photography and playing with notions of fact/fiction and time/history Morrissey’s work creates Read More

Miss Warre (cascade), C-type print, 2017 © Trish Morrissey

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Exhibition of 60 women artists’ video artworks at Horsecross / Scotland

11th October - 8th March 2018

Join us for our first major survey of artists’ films, performances for the camera, critical writing, podcasts and limited editions by women artists from over 30 countries featured in our Horsecross Arts collection of contemporary art since 2005.

Discover works reflecting the diverse artists’ interest in issues of memory and migration, dance and drama, films and Read More

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No Man’s Land: Women’s Photography and the First World War at Impressions Gallery

7th October - 30th December 2017

No Man’s Land offers rarely-seen female perspectives on the First World War, featuring images taken by women who worked as nurses, ambulance drivers, and official photographers, as well as contemporary artists directly inspired by the conflict. Commemorating the First World War Centenary, No Man’s Land features photographs by three women of the epoch, alongside three women making work Read More

Commandant Johnson and two other women of the General Service Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) Motor Convoy outside Nissen Huts, Abbeville, France, 1919. Photograph by Olive Edis. (IWM Q8036)

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URBAN ENCOUNTERS 2017: CARTOGRAPHIES – conference at Tate Britain

10th - 11th November 2017

​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

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11th African Biennale of Photography: Rencontres de Bamako

2nd December - 31st January 2018

With Performing Afrotopia, Marie-Ann Yemsi, offers in collaboration with Kettly Noël an Afrotopia evening event, an abstract chapter of the Pan-African exhibition that explores the advantageous links between images, dance and performance. It will feature artists and collectives Rachel Monosov and Admire Kamudzengerere, Transcultural Protocol, Nelisiwe Xaba and Kettly Noël, The Impossible Dance.

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Zied Ben Romdhane, West of Life, 2014–16

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Conference ‘Fast Forward: Women in Photography – Lithuanian Edition’

3rd - 4th November 2017

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

Domicelė Tarabildienė, Challenge to Time, 1932

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24th October - 6th February 2018

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

All events free and open to all, at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD


24 October 2017, 6:00-7:30pm

Keynes Library (room 114)

Dr. AnnaLea Tunesi (independent scholar)

Art Dealing, Taste and Politics: Photographs from the archives of Florentine art dealer Stefano Bardini (1836-1922)

Stefano Bardini, Self-portrait.


This paper explores the importance of photography in Read More

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The Venus Project By David Scheinmann

BRACHA invites you to the private view of an exhibition of photography and video art highlighting hereditary cancer 

Curated by Tamar Arnon & Eli Zagury 

Exhibition dates: 22nd – 26th September 2017

Rosenfeld Porcini gallery
 37 Rathbone Street, London W1T 1NZ

Galllery opening hours:
10am – 6pm  Sat: 11am – 6pm (free entry)

Sunday 24th September 2017  6pm – 9pm

The evening will include a presentation by BRACHA’s Read More

LACUNA Kate Nolan

14th September 2017

at Gallery of Photography Ireland, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

New perspectives on the border in Ireland

9 Sept – 22 Oct 2017

Thursday 14 September  
5pm: Artist Kate Nolan ‘In Conversation’ with Stephanie McBride 
6pm: Official launch of the exhibition 


Gallery of Photography Ireland, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

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Maria Kapajeva’s solo exhibition in Estonia

8th September - 8th October 2017

London-based Estonian artist Maria Kapajeva’s largest solo exhibition thus far, entitled The Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear, is opening at Narva Art Residency.

As part of the Tallinn Photomonth programme, London-based Estonian artist Maria Kapajeva returns to Narva Art Residency with a solo exhibition studying the social legacy of Krenholm. For 150 years, Krenholm – the Read More

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We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

21st April - 17th September 2017

Brooklyn Museum, NY USA


Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art and Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor

Focusing on the work of black women artists, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. Read More

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Zanele Muholi’s exhibition at Autograph ABP

14th July - 28th October 2017

at Autograph ABP, London




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.


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Zanele Muholi, Ntozakhe II, Parktown, 2016. Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town/Johannesburg and Yancey Richardson, New York

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Exhibition Dis/Obedient Women – London

1st - 15th July 2017


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


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International Workshop: New Territories: Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices

16th - 18th June 2017

New Territories: Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices

International Workshop

Humboldt University of Berlin
16, 17 and 18 June 2017

This three-day workshop gathers international scholars and artists. From different disciplinary perspectives that include art histories, architecture, geography and archeology, speakers addresses the many pressing questions that representations of natural and man-made landscapes bring into focus: the national identity Read More

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Conference: Local/Global Dynamics in Feminism and Contemporary Art

3rd July 2017

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

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Marysia Lewandowska: Women’s Audio Archive / Whitechapel Gallery

1st June 2017

Between 1985 and 1990, London based artist Marysia Lewandowska recorded over 200 hours of audio with artists and academics, ranging from private conversations to public events. The Women’s Audio Archive began life as a fictional institute, invented as a way of approaching key female figures in the arts, becoming a valuable reflection of their politics and Read More

Marysia Lewandowska, The Women’s Audio Archive, 1986. Courtesy the artist

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PARC: The Other Observers – Val Williams’ archive

8th June - 31st July 2017

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

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HEWING WITTARE present a 3 woman show

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


3rd June 2017

at Jerwood Gallery, London

As two Jerwood Gallery exhibitions featuring women artists overlap (Jean Cooke and Eileen Agar), we are delighted to welcome curators and authors of A Woman’s Place Project Day+Gluckman, artist Jessica Voorsanger and Tate Curator and art historian Carol Jacobi to the gallery, to discuss the complex relationship of a woman artist to her personal biography.

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Exhibition & Study Day: Reflecting on Charlotte Salomon

1st - 31st May 2017

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.

Exhibition: 01.05.2017-31.05.2017
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

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5th May 2017

Diffusion 2017 looks at REVOLUTION in its widest context, investigating through the prism of photography and lens-based media social change, freedom of expression, popular protest, human rights and the pursuit of utopias.

The Diffusion conference focuses on two key issues, with contributions from exhibiting artists, architects, designers, cultural theorists and committed urbanists.

Building the Revolution examines artist involvement Read More

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SYMPOSIUM – Assessing the legacy and impact of feminist photographer Franki Raffles

25th April 2017

at CCA Club Room, CCA Arts Centre, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

GSA & Edinburgh Napier University
Assessing the legacy and impact of feminist photographer Franki Raffles

Tuesday 25 April 2017, 11-4pm,

This symposium is a contribution to the appreciation of the current Franki Raffles exhibition Observing Women at Work at Reid Gallery, The Glasgow School of Art, 4 March – 27 April 2017.

What are the lessons for contemporary feminist and Read More

Soviet Women Making Hay’, from the series ‘Women Workers in the USSR’ Franki Raffles, (1989), Courtesy The Franki Raffles Estate

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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

Women Workers, Russia, Franki Raffles. All images courtesy Franki Raffles estate

ARTIST STORY Helen Cammock at Fabrica, Brighton

27th April 2017

at Fabrica

Thu, April 27, 2017

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM BST

Helen Cammock works with moving image, photography, text, performance and installation. Within these various forms is her underlying interest and aim to consider how societal dissonance, that exists between the individual and collective experience embodies consequences of structural inequality.

Ideas around authorship and the appropriation, exchange, interruption and Read More

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Talk: “Women Rebels, Women Poets” by Marta Gili at Humboldt University of Berlin

24th May 2017


Talk: “Women Rebels, Women Poets”

by Marta Gili, Director, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris


HU Hauptgebäude, Hörsaal 3075, Humboldt University of Berlin 

24 May 2007, 18:00

Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte (IKB) der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

In this talk Marta Gili looks at the work of women photographers of the first Read More

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29th - 30th July 2017

at Magnum Print Room, 63 Gee Street, London, EC1V 3RS

Publishing and photo books – From editing and design to marketing and distribution

Magnum Photos, London | Sat 29 & Sun 30 July 2017

Learn from the best publishers and photobook producers about the publishing market: covering how to pitch to publishers, methods of production, design, editing, and budgets.


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Exhibition “Karen Knorr – Europe and India” at Danziger Gallery, New York

13th April - 15th May 2017

Karen Knorr – Europe and India

Danziger Gallery

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

Love at First Sight, Palazinna Cinese, 2016 48 x 60 inch archival pigment print

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History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – Lecture

17th May 2017

at Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

Free and open to all, at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

Wednesday 17 May, 2:00-5:00pm

Room G04

A collaboration with Birkbeck Architecture Space and Society Centre:

Sabine Wieber (Glasgow University)

‘Intimate Collaborations’ at the Photo Studio Elvira in Munich

Tag Gronberg (Birkbeck)

Architectural Relationships Past, Present and Future on the Côte d’Azur

Patrizia Di Bello, (Birkbeck) 

Response: Read More

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2nd Annual Film & Screen Studies Symposium – Nostalgia in Art, Media and Popular Culture

28th April 2017

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

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Gestures of Resistance: an exhibition curated by Jean Wainwright in Athens, Greece

20th - 30th April 2017


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

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Conference ‘photographies’ at University of Westminster

18th - 19th May 2017

at 309 Regent St, University of Westminster, London UK

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

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The Partisan Coffee House / Four Corners Film

5th - 27th May 2017

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.

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© Roger Mayne Archive / Mary Evans Picture Library

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Claire Lambe: Mother Holding Something Horrific

8th April - 25th June 2017

at Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)

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 Read More

Claire Lambe, Mother Holding Something Horrific 2016–7, production still. Courtesy the artist and Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne

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Engaging in Urban Image Making Symposium at Goldsmiths

28th April 2017

at Goldsmiths, University of London

09:30-17:00 Richard Hoggart Building

Room 137a Goldsmiths, University of London

Engaging in Urban Image-making is a one-day symposium hosted by the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths, which brings together practitioners from: Sociology Goldsmiths, Photojournalism London College of Communication, Urban Photographers Association and London Independent Photography. Its purpose is to begin a dialogue Read More

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Photography Group by London Metropolitan Archives

21st March - 18th April 2017

at London Metropolitan Archives

London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is home to an extraordinary range of documents, images, maps, film and books about London. This site offers an insight into the archives, with practical advice on how to research and use them, both at LMA and online.

We run a wide selection of talks, guided tours, film screenings, exhibitions and other Read More

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Women’s photography in the 70s and 80s

28th March 2017

at Four Corners Film

Four Corners Film, London
6:45 PM – 9:00 PM
Photographers Maggie Murray, Gina Glover, Jenny Matthews and Joanne O’Brien discuss the work and experience of women photographers in the 1970s and 80s. This event is part of Four Corners’ Archive project, which is putting the Camerawork magazine online. To be chaired by Helen Trompeteler, writer and curator Read More

Photo credit: Jenny Matthews

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7th March 2017

at Tate Modern



Join this special edition symposium from the W Project to celebrate International Women’s Day

The W Project returns on the eve of International Women’s Day with a very special symposium exploring diversity in the art world and the future of curation.

We invite you to join us at Tate Modern for an evening Read More

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Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask

9th March - 29th May 2017

at National Portrait Gallery, London

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 Read More

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Rut Blees Luxemburg Prix Pictet Conversations on Photography

13th April 2017

at The Whitechapel Gallery, London

The London-based artist and reader in Urban Aesthetics at the Royal College of Art Rut Blees Luxemburg discusses her large-scale photographic works, which concern the phenomenon of the urban and representation of the city.

This event is part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s talk series Prix Pictet Conversations on Photography, which provides a platform for leading contemporary photographers Read More

Rut Blees Luxemburg, Silver Forest, (Victoria Street, London) photo: Lucy Gatland, 2016

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Collecting Art by Women / The Whitechapel Gallery

4th March 2017

at The Whitechapel Gallery, London


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

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4th March - 23rd April 2017

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

Astrid Kruse-Jensen, Floating No. 12, 2017

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Women in Photography at THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW!

18th - 21st March 2017

at The NEC / Birmingham


With a myriad of creative possibilities and inspiration, The Photography Show is a haven for every photographer, no matter what stage of your photography journey you’re at.

Join UCA’s Women in Photography at the show on 18-21 March at the NEC Birmingham to find out more about their projects and browse the Read More

Head Gear from the project Virtual Iraq, © Lisa Barnard, 2008

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Feminist Emergency – International Conference / Birbeck

22nd - 24th June 2017

at London

Starts 22 June 2017 – 18:00
Finishes 24 June 2017 – 20:00
Birkbeck, University of London

Feminist Emergency
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

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Joy Gregory’s exhibition “Lost Languages and other voices”

11th February - 6th May 2017

at The Exchange

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’.

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The Body Up North with Natalie Wardle / Redeye

27th April 2017

at Manchester, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art

Member Led Event – The Body Up North with Natalie Wardle

27 April 2017, 19:00 to 20:30

Photographic artist and Redeye member Natalie Wardle hosts an evening with young and talented Northern photographers whose work looks at the human form in visual art and performance. Speaking alongside Natalie will be Manchester-based artists Ruby Robinson and Ellen Moss.

The Read More

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Terrains of the Body

18th January - 16th April 2017

at Whitechapel Gallery, London

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

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Photographing Tutankhamun: Photo-objects and the archival afterlives of colonial archaeology

27th April 2017

at Birkbeck, University of London,

Thursday 27 April 2017, 6:00-7:30

Room 106

Christina Riggs (University of East Anglia)

Photographing Tutankhamun: Photo-objects and the archival afterlives of colonial archaeology

Patrizia Di Bello (Dr),
Senior Lecturer, History and Theory of Photography
Birkbeck, University of London,

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HATCHED 2017: exhibition

22nd February - 11th March 2017

at Oxford, UK

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

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Exhibition at ICP: “Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change”

27th January - 7th May 2017

at ICP, New York

Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change

January 27–May 7, 2017

Curators’ talk: February 8, 6:30–8:30pm

International Center of Photography

250 Bowery

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 Read More

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4th March 2017

at Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

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

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Moose on the Loose 2017 Biennale of Research

17th February - 31st March 2017

at London

Moose on the Loose 2017 Biennale of Research:
Transformations, Collaborations 

Exhibitions Talks Archives Films Publications Commissions Classes Book Launch Lectures Meetings Conversations Explorations Food

February-March, 2017

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

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FIX Photo Festival in London

12th May - 21st January 2017

at London

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 Read More

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Susan Collins: LAND

14th January - 18th February 2017

at Tel Aviv

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 Read More

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Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki KuvA Research Days

12th - 14th December 2016

at Exhibition Laboratory Merimiehenkatu 36 Helsinki Finland

Exhibition Laboratory
Merimiehenkatu 36
The KuvA Research Days discuss artistic research across the disciplines
The Research Days of the Academy of Fine Arts (KuvA) are held from December 12 to December 14 in Helsinki, Finland. The themes explored in this public event include death, the role of the artist-researcher in society and in science, and archaeology as Read More

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7th December 2016

at Wilson Road Lecture Theatre Camberwell College of Arts



An afternoon of presentations and conversations emerging from the themes of the inaugural UAL Photography Research Exhibition at Camberwell Space Projects.

Chaired by Anne Williams and Duncan Wooldridge


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Helen Westgeest

Photographic research as comparative interrogation of visual mediation in fine arts and everyday life

Dr. Westgeest is Assistant Professor of Modern and Read More

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Complaints Department operated by GUERRILLA GIRLS at Tate

4th October - 9th September 2016

Something to get off your chest? Conspire with Guerrilla Girls and speak your mind

The Guerrilla Girls operate a Complaints Department in Tate Exchange, inviting individuals and organisations to come and conspire with the Girls, post complaints about art, culture, politics, the environment, or any other issue they care about. Encouragement and some materials will be provided Read More

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Strive market

6th - 7th August 2016

at Level 2 Foyer (Green Side) at Royal Festival Hall

Strive Market
As part of the Strive Festival we will have a Market in the Royal Festival Hall. It is an opportunity to share the diverse creativity, skills and innovation of young people and of course sell your creations!
We are offering  (Free) stalls to talented young people  (15-30) who create/design/ make their own work. This could range from Read More

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Steffi Klenz – London book launch tomorrow

21st June 2016

at London W1B 2QS


He only feels the black and white of it:
Berlin Wall 14-07-1973

The Heights Bar, 15th Floor
Saint Georges Hotel 14-15 Langham Place, Regent Street, London W1B 2QS 


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History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – lecture

Free and open to all at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1, unless otherwise specified


Thursday 9 June 2016, 6-7:30 pm

Room 112

Luke Gartlan (University of St. Andrews, History of Photography journal)

Before ‘White Australia’: The Singleton Family Photo Albums and Early Australian-Japanese Relations

Patrizia Di Bello (Dr),
Senior Lecturer, History and Theory of Photography
Birkbeck, University of London,

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Who’s holding the baby? Women’s arts collectives past and present ?

18th June 2016


Tate Britain, Clore Studio

Saturday 18 June 2016, 17.00–18.30

Coinciding with the Jo Spence display, artist Rose Gibbs leads a discussion drawing on the legacy of the Hackney Flashers and women’s arts collectives, past and present, considering their work in relation to women and feminised labour.

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s there were an abundance of collective activities and Read More

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Who’s holding the baby? Women’s arts collectives past and present

16th June 2016

at Tate Britain

Tate Britain, Clore Studio

Saturday 18 June 2016, 17.00–18.30

Coinciding with the Jo Spence display, artist Rose Gibbs leads a discussion drawing on the legacy of the Hackney Flashers and women’s arts collectives, past and present, considering their work in relation to women and feminised labour.

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s there were an abundance of collective activities and Read More

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Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age

11th May - 25th September 2016

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

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Photofusion / London needs your support!

1st May - 2nd June 2016

at Support here

Project aim

Photofusion is gravely threatened by rising rent. Photofusion means something special both to creativity in London, and to the community in Brixton. We are gravely threatened by a combination of falling funding and rising rent. Please help us to move, survive, and carry on doing great work!

Photofusion is a hub for photography that has Read More

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National Photography Symposium 2016

20th - 22nd April 2016

at Derby

Now in its seventh edition, NPS 2016 is organised this year in partnership with FORMAT International Photography Festival off year and QUAD. It explores three main themes: new online photographic communities that are revolutionising learning and showing of work; the challenges of making – and forgetting – visual history in an age when everything is Read More

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Open Session with Paul Hill at Quad

12th May 2016

at QUAD Market Place Cathedral Quarter Derby DE1 3AS

FORMAT Photoforum

Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby DE1 3AS

Thursday 12th May, 2016
18:30 – 20:30
£ 5 (£4)  

We invite you to share your work and gain valuable advice and guidance from photographer, author and teacher, Paul Hill MBE in this Open Session. These open sessions are great opportunities to ‘expose yourself’ in front of an informed audience of fellow Read More

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National Photography Symposium 2016

20th - 22nd April 2016

at QUAD, Derbyshire

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

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Photoforum at Four Corners Film / London

17th March 2016


Four Corners Film Spring Photoforum presents the work of four women photographers

Thursday 17 March, 6.30-8.30pm

Lisa Byrne, Maria Kapajeva, Mira Loew, and Fiona Yaron-Field will show and discuss their work in relation to current feminist debates. This event is part of Women’s History Month in East London

RSVP on the provided link.

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History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – events/talks

at Birkbeck - History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

Free and open to all, note the change of address for the next event

Wednesday 9 March 2016 – 6-7:30

*Clore Lecture Theater, Clore management Centre, Torrington Square (opposite main building), WC1E 7JL

Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University & Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities)

Picturing Modernization: Vision, Modernity and the Technological Image in Humphrey Jennings’ Pandaemonium
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BJP International Awards exhibition opens

25th March 2016

at 59 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EG

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

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Maria Kapajeva talks

24th February 2016

at Rue des Ursulines 25 1000 Bruxelles


bar 19:30
doors 20:15 €3
projection / projectie 20:30

Rue des Ursulines 25
1000 Bruxelles

Les soirées « extra fort » sont des soirées photographiques corsées pour ceux qui aiment les images. Des photographes présentent et échangent avec vous autour de leur travail, les influences qui les ont accompagnés dans leur démarche, les projets connus mais aussi méconnus. Read More

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Docile Suffragettes? Resistance to Police Photography

17th February 2016

at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

Free and open to all, at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD, unless otherwise specified

Wednesday 17 February 2016, 6-7:30 pm

Room B04

Linda Mulcahy (London School of Economics)

Docile Suffragettes? Resistance to Police Photography

Seminal accounts of the history of photography commonly draw attention to the mugshot as the archetypal documentary visual record Read More

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Monica Bohm-Duchen in conversation with Dorothy Bohm

Free and open to all, at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

Room 112

Monica Bohm-Duchen in conversation with Dorothy Bohm

About Women: Photographs by Dorothy Bohm

This is Dorothy Bohm’s first book to focus exclusively on the subject of women. Taken throughout the world, from the late 1940s until the present day, her photographs range from images of Read More

The Aspect of Woman (Ljubljana, 26-27 May 2016)

26th - 27th May 2016

at Ljubljana

>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

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Event – Women Pioneers in Photography 1850-1950

20th February 2016

at seminar room 3, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

STUDY DAY: This study day will explore a century of outstanding contributions to photography by women. Inspired by the current Julia Margaret Cameron Display, academics, curators and writers will explore Women’s contribution to a genres including, fine art, fashion, war and political photographs.

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INSITE symposium

3rd - 4th February 2016

at Swedenborg Hall - 20 Bloomsbury Way London WC1A 2TH GB

year three photography students from Coventry University have organised:

The INSITE symposium will be a forum in which individual research
projects will be presented, examining a variety of issues relating
to photographic practice and visual representation in the 21st
century. 36 speakers will form a programme taking place over two
days, on the 3rd and the 4th of February from Read More

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Gendering Museum Histories (Oxford, 7-8 Sept 16)

7th - 8th September 2016

at oxford

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

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Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters Conference

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

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – Events 2016

26th January - 2nd July 2016

at Birkbeck, various locations

Tuesday 26 January 2016, 6-8 pm

Keynes Library

Marta Weiss (Victoria and Albert Museum)

Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries

Responding: Colin Ford (Former head of the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford)

This seminar will explore new material Martha Weiss discovered while researching the current must-see exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, marking the bicentenary of Read More

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Redeye National Photography Symposium & FORMAT International Portfolio Review events

20th April 2016

at Derby

Wednesday 20th April – Friday 22nd April 2016, QUAD Derby

Redeye is partnering with Format and Flâneur, Procurate for the return of the UK’s largest portfolio review and The National Photography Symposium in April next year. Keep your diaries free to meet and hear from 30+ international photography experts at this not-to-be-missed networking event. Featuring professional practice talks by industry experts, major awards Read More

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Screening of Jannane Al-Ani’s film

12th January 2016

at ICA

Shadow Sites II will be screened at the ICA on Tuesday evening in A Cosmonaut’s Trip, a programme which examines the role of space exploration in experimental film, featuring archive footage by pioneers of early cinema alongside animation and contemporary artists’ moving image works:



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at Saatchi Gallery, London

Saatchi Gallery 

14th January, 19:00 (Doors open 18:30)

We’re kicking off the year with a screening to celebrate 

Saatchi Gallery‘s 30th birthday and the opening of their 

first ever all-women show on 14th January.

The exhibition, titled Champagne Life, features 14 artists

including Mirrors to Windows artist Alice Anderson.

Followed by Q&A with director Susan Steinberg.

Conference: Women and The Canon

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

Photobook Bristol open for booking now

10th - 12th June 2016

at Bristol

Following a very successful 2015, we would like to thank you for your continued support and formally announce that Photobook Bristol will return to the SouthBank Club, Bristol on the 10th-12th June 2016. We have confirmed some fantastic speakers already, including Ken Grant, Mark Power, David Solo, Laura El-Tantawy, Amak Mahmoodian, Dragan Jurasic, Martin Parr, Read More

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Photography Focus Day

20th January 2016

at London Art Fair

London Art Fair has built up a strong reputation for photography within the Main Fair, Art Projects and Photo50.

Photography Focus Day takes place at London Art Fair on Wednesday 20 January, with talks and tours on this day examining contemporary photographic practice.

All events are free to attend with a valid Fair ticket or invitation and take place in Read More

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5th December 2015

at University of Hertfordshire, Lecture theatre A161

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
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Women in Photography – Bradford

21st November 2015

at The National Media Museum, Bradford

Chair: Dr Michael Pritchard
Registration: 10.30
Start: 11am – 4.30
National Media Museum, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 1NQ
Tel: 01225325733

To coincide with the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron, The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with the National Media Museum and the University of Westminster presents a day of lectures that celebrate women in photography from both Read More

Cornel Lucas, Joan Collins

Cornel Lucas, Joan Collins

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Fast Forward: Women in Photography Conference

6th - 7th November 2015

at Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium

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

Hannah Starkey, Untitled - May 1997

Hannah Starkey, Untitled - May 1997

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Women in Photography: Then & Now 2014

9th October 2014

at Tate Modern, East Room

This panel launches a new research initiative on women and photography at UCA Farnham and brings together an international line up of photographers and curators to discuss key questions emerging from the work of women photographers today. Fast Forward: Women and Photography is a precursor to a larger international symposium taking place in 2015.

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Rosângela Rennó, Artist book

Rosângela Rennó, Artist book

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