Fast Forward: In Conversations / Helen Sear and Eugenie Shinkle

Beyond the view: Helen Sear in conversation with Eugenie Shinkle

September 21st, 2023
6-8pm, free entry (booking is essential, go to the direct link)

Centre for British Photography
49 Jermyn Street
London SW1Y 6LX

Introducing the first in our series of Fast Forward: In Conversations created in collaboration with the Centre for British Photography in London. The series will be run from Autumn Read More

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Women in Photography Newsletter

Women | Photography, a newsletter edited by author Malavika Karlekar which foregrounds the role of women as visual chroniclers and creative artists, broadening the established canons of lens-based histories within and outside the subcontinent.

In this edition, researcher Senani Dehigolla narrates a personal account of her experience of the mass uprising on 9 July 2022 which took place on the streets of Read More

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Trish Morrissey at Impressions Gallery

Trish Morrissey: Autofictions – Twenty years of photography and film

15 July to 14 October 2023

Free entry

It is the first major survey of work by Trish Morrissey in the UK. The exhibition brings together photographs and films spanning over twenty years of the artist’s career and will be the UK premiere of several bodies of work, Read More

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Rebel Selves Smartphone Self-portrait Workshop

The workshop, designed to span approximately 1.5 to 2 hours, will begin with Dawn Woolley’s brief talk and introduction to her #RebelSelves installation, currently on show at Diskurs gallery. This interactive workshop empowers attendees to express themselves artistically, fostering self-exploration and creativity at different levels. Woolley will invite particpants to develop characters using masks and Read More

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Olga Karlovac: Reflections

12-18 June 2023, open daily 12 – 6pm

Private View 14 June, 6 – 9pm

With Reflections Olga Karlovac presents a visual journal of her inner worlds as a series of experimental self-portraits alongside timeless and nameless landscapes.

Karlovac’s work occupies a space in between: figuration and abstraction; shadow and light; recollection and the here and now. Using Read More

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Amy Hannah at Belfast Photo Festival


Amy Hannah

Date: 23 June – 21 July

Location: University of Atypical

Times: 11:00am – 5:30pm | Tues – Fri

‘Epitaph’ is an exhibition exploring the process of mourning ‘coming-of-age’ experiences, friendships and opportunities never experienced by the artist. Through the use of photography Amy Hannah relates, an autobiographical portrait of a life where Read More

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Hannah Starkey at Belfast Photo Festival

Principled & Revolutionary: Northern Ireland’s Peace Women

Hannah Starkey

Dates: 7 April – 10 September

Location: Ulster Museum, Belfast

Times: 10:00am – 5:00pm | Tue – Sun

This year marks 25 years since the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement. On this occasion, Belfast Photo Festival presents a newly commissioned body of work by renowned photographer Hannah Starkey Read More

2023 Peter Turner Memorial Lecture & Symposium at Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand

2023 Peter Turner Memorial Lecture & Symposium:

Stories from ‘Through Shaded Glass’ by Lissa Mitchell, and current photo practice by women.

Thursday 8 June
7pm (doors open 6.45pm)
FREE ENTRY: Please register to reserve a seat
Location: Soundings Theatre, Te Papa Tongarewa

Lissa Mitchell – Curator historical and documentary photography, Te Papa Tongarewa

Through Shaded Glass: The publication of Through Shaded Glass Read More

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Yevonde: Life and Colour at the National Portrait Gallery

An exploration of the life and career of Yevonde, the pioneering London photographer who spearheaded the use of colour photography in the 1930s.

Yevonde: Life and Colour tells the story of a woman who gained freedom through photography – as she experimented with her medium and blazed a new trail for portrait photographers. The exhibition features portraits Read More

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Agents for Change: Women Behind the Camera – Free Workshop Series

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is thrilled to announce the 2023 Agent for Change workshop series. This year they will offer a series of three free workshops that explore photography as a tool for advancement in areas of social justice, racial equity, disability, environmental justice, visual literacy, storytelling, and cross-cultural communications. Registration is free, and space Read More

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Light-Struck by Ellen Carey

Light-Struck at Lacock: Photo artist Ellen Carey brings new work to Britain’s birthplace of photography

• Renowned photographer opens new exhibition at Lacock’s Fox Talbot Museum
• Artwork created in response to Lacock’s photographic history displayed for first time
• Artist Ellen Carey named in Royal Photographic Society’s ‘Hundred Heroines’ list in 2019

Light-Struck by Ellen Carey opens as Read More

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Open Eye Gallery: Ukrainian photography inspiring UK words

Ukrainian photography inspiring UK words

Open Eye Gallery is proud to be a commissioned organisation for EuroFestival, which will take over Liverpool in the lead up to The Eurovision Song Contest.

Working together with Ukrainian curators Viktoria Bavykina and Max Gorbatskyi (Ukrainian.Photographies) and partner organisations in Liverpool City Region, Open Eye Gallery will produce exhibitions, Read More

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Lakeside Darkroom: an exhibition and a panel discussion

The DYNAMO photography programme is the result of these 6 months of work in the darkroom and working as a company.

WHY DYNAMO? A dynamo requires very little power to start and progressively produces an enormous quantity of unstoppable energy.  UNSTOPPABLE

A dynamo is a vector of transformation that converts mechanical energy to electric energy.  TRANSFORMATION VECTOR

A Read More

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Dynamo Photo Program at Lakeside Darkroom

The Dynamo Photo Program at Lakeside Darkroom comprises an open exhibition by its members and related events.  Members have been asked to select three images that they have created at LKSD Darkroom that represent them, their work or their interests so visitors can better get to know the people that use the darkroom.

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OUTSIDE, LOOKING IN at Richard Saltoun Gallery

Outside, looking in, is a group exhibition celebrating the fundamental role women have played in the evolution of abstract art. The title is lifted from the writings of British artist Shelagh Wakely, inspired by the notion of questioning set divisions and hierarchies and examining how female abstractionists have historically pushed the boundaries of abstraction, despite being eclipsed Read More

Fiona Crisp: Weighting Time

Weighting Time is a survey exhibition across two venues Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens (1 April – 3 June) and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (6 May – 3 September) exploring 30 years of work by British artist Fiona Crisp.

From the subterranean world of dark-matter laboratories to the midnight sun of the Norwegian mountains in Read More

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Shannon Bool 1:1 and Refracting Histories at MoCP, Columbia College Chicago

The two exhibitions on view, Shannon Bool 1:1, and Refracting Histories, both explore history of art and architecture through reframing and reinterpreting dominant narratives. Shannon Bool’s work looks to the history of modernism to reveal connections between architecture, consumer culture, and feminist concerns.  Bool’s photo based tapestries, photograms, and sculptures probe the history of modernist Read More

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Mother Art Prize at Zabludowicz Collection

Zabludowicz Collection is delighted to host the Procreate Project Mother Art Prize. For its 4th edition, this open call group exhibition features 21 artists selected from 630 entries from 36 countries.

The Mother Art Prize aims to promote and support artists who are mothers/parents, as well as to drive the attention of the wider public to Read More

Memory in Liquid Time at Vanderbilt University

Marianne Hirsch will be talking about Mischling 1/My name is Sara on March 29th, at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Marianne Hirsch is the William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Professor in the Centre for the Study of Sexuality.

She is the author of ‘School Pictures in Liquid Time: Reframing Difference’ (2019), Read More

Symposium: Imaging South Asia at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

In collaboration with the Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, this one-day symposium explores present modes of inquiry related to the ‘place’ South Asia, and the ‘idea’ of subcontinental identity as engaged through practice.

With reputed specialists from art production, curation and publishing, these talks question the complex, intersectional dimensions of arts practices in “South Asia” – Read More

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Identity•Connection•Place at A Space Gallery, Toronto and online

Feminist Photography Network is a shifting collective led by co-directors Jennifer Long and Clare Samuel based in Tkaronto (Toronto). Our projects emphasize support and connection between artists rather than competition. We promote the careers of women and non-binary photographers, as well as research and reflection on the relationship between gender and lens-based media.

The web exhibition Read More

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Up in Arms at De La Warr Pavilion

Artists Anna Maria Nabirye and Annie Saunders remove the boundaries between process and artwork as they bring together social practice, visual art and performance for their Up in Arms project, produced by Artsadmin and commissioned by the De La Warr Pavilion.

During the lead up to the exhibition opening, local residents of Hastings and Rother can join free social practice sessions facilitated by Nabirye Read More

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Eye Body at T J Boulting

TJ Boulting is delighted to present a group show of performance and photography, where the artist is present in both. The title comes from the 1963 series by Carolee Schneemann Eye Body: 36 Transformative Actions for Camera where the artist looked at the idea of being both the image and image-maker, seeing and being Read More

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Playing with Wildfires at the Royal Geographic Society

Playing with wildfires is a video and photography exhibition that animates lived experiences of wildfire in Bolivia. It stems from an international research collaboration utilising Augusto Boal’s celebrated models of the Theatre of the Oppressed and Forum Theatre to generate community-based dialogue and response to complex conflicts sparked by wildfires in Bolivia’s Chiquitania. This region Read More

Women Alternative Photography Group Launch & Artist Talk

Celebrate the launch of the Women Alternative Photography Group with Founder and Director Elizabeth Ransom, Gül Cevikoglu and Megan Ringrose on the 25 March 6pm (GMT).

Women Alternative Photography Group is a feminist research project celebrating women, non-binary, LGBTQIA+, and gender-diverse artists from all backgrounds working with alternative photographic processes. Women Alternative Photography Group aims to Read More

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Playing with Wildfire: Exploring Socio-Environmental Crisis in Latin America at the Royal Geographic Society

Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and sponsored by the University of Glasgow and Newcastle University, Playing with Wildfire is an action-research project which deployed methods drawn from Brazilian playwright Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed to generate community-based dialogue and response to the complex cultural, political and environmental conflicts precipitated by wildfires in Read More

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Karen Knorr Retrospective at Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris

An emblematic figure of contemporary photography, Karen Knorr belongs to a generation of artists who questioned the nature of photography, no longer considering it as a pure expression of reality, but as a fabricated image.

This exhibition will be an opportunity to rediscover historical works including examples from Gentlemen (1981-83), Country Life (1983-85), Connoisseurs (1986-1990), Academies (1994-2005) Read More

#RISK at RAW Photo Triennial

What does risk mean to us?  The exhibition #RISK deals with major socio-political issues such as revolutions, armed conflicts, migration and climate change and also sheds light on personal concerns that leads people to step out of their comfort zone, cross borders and break with everyday life.  The seven selected photographic positions illustrate that these Read More

Lecture in Photography: Pixy Liao at MoCP, Chicago IL

Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Pixy Liao is an artist who currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Liao has participated in exhibitions internationally, including at the Fotografiska, Rencontres d’Arles in Arles, Asia Society, and the National Gallery of Australia.

She is a recipient of the NYFA Fellowship in photography, Santo Foundation Individual Artist Awards, Madame Read More

Exhibition ‘Dialogue, Disintegration and The Disconnect’

Works by

Heather McDonough

Sacha Lehrfreund

Mara Bodis-Wollner

Newington Green Meeting House
39A Newington Green
London N16 9PR

Exhibition Launch • Wednesday 8 March 2023. 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Exhibition on view Friday 3 March–Sunday 2 April 2023
Thursdays/Fridays 12:00–6:00 p.m.
(Saturday & Sunday by appointment)

Photographic Night Walk • Friday 10 March. 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Walk and photograph with the artists (bring Read More

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Headstrong: Women & Empowerment: PANEL DISCUSSION

March 22, 6-8pm

Free, but limited tickets available

A Fast Forward Women in Photography & University of Creative Arts event

On March 22nd Headstrong artists: Haley Cafiero-Morris, Joy Gregory, Trish Morrissey and Maryam Wahid will be taking part in a panel discussion chaired Read More

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Dafna Talmor HonFRPS in conversation with Duncan Wooldridge

Dafna Talmor is a London-based artist and lecturer whose practice encompasses photography, spatial interventions, curation and collaborations. Her photographs are included in public collections such as the National Trust, Victoria and Albert Museum, Deutsche Bank, Hiscox and private collections internationally. Recent solo shows include Constructed Landscapes, Carmen Araujo Arte, Caracas, Venezuela, (2022); Constructed Landscapes (vol. Read More

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Costume X Fashion at the Düsseldorf Theater Museum

Photographer Corina Gertz’s ‘averted portraits’ focus on the textures, colors, fabrics and details of the costumes of the Opera and Ballet on the Rhine. The photographs, along with the costumes depicted, will be shown for the first time in the exhibition Costume X Fashion: Costumes as Inspiration for Art and Fashion at the Düsseldorf Theater Museum.

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International Photography Exhibition 164, RPS Gallery

The RPS International Photography Exhibition returns with its 164th edition showcasing powerful stories and documenting important themes, through the powerful medium of photography. The world’s longest running contemporary photography exhibition will open at RPS Gallery, Bristol in January 2023.

The RPS International Photography Exhibition 164 explores themes of identity, cultural heritage, sexuality and gender, mental health, Read More

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SHE / HER / HERS / HERSELF at Belfast Exposed

In February 2023, Belfast Exposed presents an exhibition of new work by the socially engaged artist Anthony Luvera, She / Her / Hers / Herself.

The culmination of a five-year collaboration between Luvera and a participant named Sarah Wilson, She / Her / Hers / Herselfexplores one individual’s experience as they navigate their transgender identity. The Read More

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A Tall Order! – Rochdale Art Gallery in the 1980s

In the 1980s, Touchstones was known as Rochdale Art Gallery. Its daring and innovative approach to exhibition and education programming positioned it on the national map.

Led by Exhibition Officer, Jill Morgan, the focus on exhibiting artists engaged in critical and socio-political practice gave a platform to those who were not being offered the opportunity to Read More

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Climate Aware Photography Course

Redeye’s Climate Aware Photography course and certification is available to book now!

We believe Climate Aware Photography (CAP) is the first course of its kind. It is open to photographers of any genre, experience and background. This is a space for you to learn more about the effects of climate change worldwide, discuss photography’s impact on Read More

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Women at War, The Art Gallery at Stanford in Washington


Artists: Yevgenia Belorusets, Oksana Chepelyk, Olia Fedorova, Alena Grom,
Zhanna Kadyrova, Alevtina Kakhidze, Dana Kavelina, Lesia Khomenko,
Vlada Ralko, Anna Scherbyna, Kateryna Yermolaeva,
and Alla Horska (1929-1970)

Curated by Monika Fabijanska

12.01. – 21.03.2023

Women at War features works by leading contemporary women artists working in Ukraine, and provides context for the current war. Several works in the exhibition Read More

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Photography project inspires West African women to tell their stories at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

North Edinburgh News

A mentorship programme at the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) has given six West African women the opportunity to tell their unheard life stories through the medium of photography.

Charting their individual physical, mental and spiritual journeys, the photographs will be on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery until 8 January 2023.

Today (5 Read More

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Black Women Photographers

Black Women Photographers disrupts the notion that it is difficult to discover and commission Black creatives. Dedicated to providing a resource for the industry’s gatekeepers.

Established in July 2020 by Polly Irungu, Black Women Photographers (BWP) is a global community, directory, and hub of over 1,200 Black women and non-binary identifying photographers, spanning over 50 countries Read More

Laia Abril, A History of Misogony, Chapter two: On Rape and Institutional Failure

In partnership with the V&A’s Parasol Foundation Women in Photography Project, Photoworks are excited to announce the first UK exhibition of Laia Abril’s, A History of Misogyny, Chapter two: On Rape and Institutional Failure, at the Copeland Gallery in Peckham, London.

A visual history of misogyny spanning over 2000 years—focusing on the pervasion of rape in societies around the world—is Read More

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Paris Photo 2022 The Platform: Celebrating Women Artists

The platform is an experimental forum: 4 days of conversations with personalities from the world of art and photography.


This program benefits from Women In Motion, a Kering program that shines a light on the talent of women in the fields of arts and culture.

Conversations organised and presented by Federica Chiocchetti, Read More

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Artist Conversation: Alison Rossiter

Artist Alison Rossiter develops expired photographic paper to create photographs that reveal the previously invisible markings of time: wrinkles and folds, remnants of atmospheric pollution, stains, light leaks, even fingerprints. Join the artist, whose works feature in Time’s Relentless Melt, now on view at Art on Hulfish, for a discussion of her practice with Katherine Read More

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Female in Focus 2022: London Exhibition

An international photography award from British Journal of Photography, Female in Focus was established to champion the work of exceptional women photographers from across the globe and directly combat gender inequality in the photography industry. Globally, 70-80% of photography students are women, yet they account for only 13-15% of professional photographers, and that must change. Read More

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40 Under 40: Celebrating Women Artists

Celebrating Women Artists

Artist Reception: October 13 from 5 – 8pm

Schack Art Center is celebrating young women and nonbinary artists in this 40 Under 40 Exhibition, showcasing emerging young artists from around the Puget Sound.

Participating Artists

Mahllie Beck, Adia Bobo, Brooke Borcherding, Colleen RJC Bratton, Alison Bremner, Mackenzie Colby, Lee Davignon, Mallory Donahue, Claire Dong, Taylor Hudson, Read More

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Tales of Estrangement by Effie Paleologou

This collection evokes a mysterious and fragmented cityscape of two places – London and Athens – both of which artist Effie Paleologou has come to regard as almost home. Working nocturnally, when identities become blurred and indeterminate, Paleologou conjures a third fictional staging that she has become all the more attached to. Her images are Read More

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Photo London Talk (Online): Walking through Lands: Gohar Dashti in conversation with Mary Pelletier

Walking through Lands: Gohar Dashti in conversation with Mary Pelletier

Gohar Dashti’s nuanced approach to photographing the legacy of war in her home country Iran has cemented her position within the medium’s history. Interpreting her subject not as a documentary photographer but as a conceptual artist, Dashti’s highly stylized, poetic observations open up conversations relating to Read More

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Glean: Early 20th Century women filmmakers and photographers in Scotland

This ground-breaking exhibition presents the work of fourteen pioneering women photographers and filmmakers working in Scotland during the early 20th century. The women are Violet Banks (1886-1985), Helen Biggar (1909-1953), Christina Broom (1862-1939), M.E.M. Donaldson (1876-1958), Dr Beatrice Garvie (1872-1959), Jenny Gilbertson (1902-1990), Isobel F Grant (1887–1983), Ruby Grierson (1904-1940), Marion Grierson (1907-1998), Isobel Wylie Read More

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 4: Heather Agyepong and Joanne Coates

Jerwood Arts and Photoworks present new commissions by Heather Agyepong and Joanne Coates, awardees of the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 4.

Now in its fourth edition, the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards are a major commissioning opportunity supporting early-career artists working with photography to make new work and significantly develop their practice. The awardees were selected from over 370 applications to a Read More

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Hannah Starkey at The Hepworth Wakefield

Hannah Starkey


20 October 2022 – 30 April 2023

The Hepworth Wakefield will present the first major survey of British photographer Hannah Starkey, tracing the development of her work across two decades.


Throughout her career, Starkey’s meticulously choreographed photographs have determinedly engaged with how women are represented in contemporary culture, an issue which is now centre stage.

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WOMEN ON THE MOVE at f³ – space for photography, Berlin


September 9, 2022 — November 6, 2022

With works by:  Maria Kapajeva, Natalia Kepesz, Justyna Mielnikiewicz, Oksana Parafeniuk, Alicja Rogalska, Violetta Savchits, Elena Subach, Agata Szymanska-Medina, Tatsiana Tkachova

Femen  in Ukraine,  Pussy Riot  in Russia, the 2020 women’s marches in Belarus and the fights against the abortion paragraph in Poland: something is happening in Eastern Read More

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Feminist Memory Project PHASE I: Telling lives / showing selves through photographs by Agastaya Thapa / ALKAZI FOUNDATION

“The explosive and often subversive power of photography has served many political and social movements, and of late, the quiet historical force of the photograph has been well understood and channelised by scholars, practitioners and cultural initiatives committed to the recuperation and re-inscription of women’s history all over the world. Photography has had an important Read More

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Covering Beauty: Global Photography from Alissa Everett

Alissa Everett will be in conversation talking about two decades of documenting social issues, remote locations and indigenous cultures

About this event

Photographer Alissa Everett will be in conversation with RPS President Simon Hill on two decades of documenting social issues, remote locations, and indigenous cultures from Iraq to Ukraine.

Everett initially began her journey as a photographer in conflict zones and Read More

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De-/Anti-/Post-colonial Feminisms in Fine Art and Textile Craft

Create/Feminisms (Middlesex University) is organising 4 online research seminars, held on Zoom, June-July 2022 (2-6pm, BST)

The 4 seminars programme and links

1) Decolonising Craft (June 14)

Keynote Speaker: Aarti Kawlra

Panellists: Fatima Hussain, Neelam Raina

Chair: Rima Saini

2) Feminist Pedagogies: learning to unlearn and decolonial toolkits (June 21)

Keynote Speaker: Dalida Maria Benfield

Panellists: Sharlene Khan, Michele Williams Gamaker, Isabelle Massu

3) De-/Anti-/Post-colonial Futures in Read More

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In collaboration with Mira Matic and Kateryna Snizhko, Looiersgracht 60 is pleased to present the group exhibition, Svitlo. This exhibition brings together the work of 12 artists, including Nettie Edwards (UK), Cristina Fontsare (ES), Liz Harrington (UK), Poppy Lekner (NZ), Ky Lewis (UK), Anna Luk (UK), Sonia Mangiapane (AU/NL), Emilie Poiret-Brown (UK), Megan Ringrose (UK), Read More

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Linda Nochin Fanzines

Fifty years ago, in January 1971, Linda Nochlin’s essay Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? was published in the American journal ARTnews. Few art historians have been as influential, prolific, and radical as Nochlin. Between 1960 and 2017, she wrote seventeen books and numerous articles examining the social history of women in the arts Read More

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Magnum photographer defends images of teenage gang rape victim after humanitarian organisation removes them from website BY Tom Seymour / The Art Newspaper

After controversy on social media surrounding Newsha Tavakolian’s photographs of East Congo, Médecins Sans Frontières announces internal review


The celebrated Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian has defended herself against accusations of unethical practice after publishing a series of identifiable images of African teenage rape survivors made while on assignment for Read More

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DAUGHTERS OF THE SOIL – Exhibition, Joanne Coates

Daughters of the Soil is the culmination of twelve months research by documentary photographer Joanne Coates into the role of women in agriculture in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.

The work was produced during a residency with Maltings and Newcastle University’s Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) and Institute for Creative Arts Practice, which enabled the artist to Read More

Fast Forward – IN VOGUE – on line

Fast Forward has established a significance within the world of photography for highlighting the work of women photographers and for questioning the way that the established canons have been formed. By showcasing the best of emerging and established photography we have started an important discussion and network that will be on going and diverse.
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Together at Last – Exhibition by Natasha Caruana

Together at Last retraces the artistic journey of Natasha Caruana. By drawing from her personal archives or the intricacies of the internet, the English visual artist determines how each stage of her life as a woman works. Driven by the perpetual questioning of her status as a wife and young mother, Natasha Caruana considers her Read More

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Photographing Protest: Resistance Through a Feminist Lens

Four Corners are delighted to present their major exhibition, Photographing Protest: Resistance Through a Feminist Lens, which showcases striking images by photographers from across generations, who have used their cameras to support political struggle and social change in Britain from 1968 to today.

The exhibition centres the voices and perspectives of women and nonbinary photographers, and Read More

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Slade Women Symposium

The Slade School of Fine Art was established in 1871 to teach fine art within a University setting. Ground breaking in terms of art education, both male and female students were taught from the beginning with parallel access to the life model. Initiated by Professor Liz Rideal, this symposium will offer historical perspectives alongside contemporary Read More

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Radicalizing Care Feminist and Queer Activism in Curating

What happens when feminist and queer care ethics are put into curating practice? What happens when the notion of care based on the politics of relatedness, interdependence, reciprocity, and response-ability informs the practices of curating? Delivered through critical theoretical essays, practice-informed case studies, and manifestos, the essays in this book offer insights from diverse contexts Read More

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Women Street Photographers

Traditionally a male-dominated field, street photography is increasingly becoming the domain of women. This fantastic collection of images reflects that shift, showcasing 100 contemporary women street photographers working around the world today, accompanied by personal statements about their work. Variously joyful, unsettling and unexpected, the photographs capture a wide range of extraordinary moments. The volume Read More

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A Room of Her Own

Sundaram Tagore is pleased to present an exhibition of work by eight pioneering women whose paintings, installations and photography reimagine spaces both real and symbolic. From an immersive large-scale light installation that transforms the surrounding environment to vibrant photographic imagery of staged narratives, this work challenges norms. Exhibiting artists include: Anila Quayyum Agha, Miya Ando, Read More

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Feminist and Women’s Movements in the Baltics: Between Regional and Transnational Contexts

Online discussion “Feminist and Women’s Movements in the Baltics: Between Regional and Transnational Contexts”


On Wednesday, January 19, at 5:30–7:30 pm (UTC+2) Latvian Center for Contemporary Art is organizing an online discussion on feminism and women’s movements in the Baltics. The participants are researchers and artists from the Baltic region: Maria Kapajeva (EE), Piret Karro (EE), Read More

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Artist Talk: Elle Pérez

For photographer Elle Pérez, whose work is featured in the exhibition Orlando at Art on Hulfish, the camera is an instrument of recognition, creating intimate documents of community relationships. Pérez’s multifaceted practice of portrait, landscape, and observational photography centers on the complexity of personal identity. The artist will discuss images, identity, and storytelling across their Read More

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Maja Bajevic – ECHOS

The Jean-Cocteau Cultural Center invites the Franco-Bosnian artist Maja Bajevic (Sarajevo, 1967) to present Echos, her first personal exhibition in a French public institution. Internationally renowned artist, Maja Bajevic took refuge in Paris during the Yugoslav conflict in the early 1990s. This ordeal animated in her a deep reflection on the political construction of identities Read More

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Rosângela Rennó: Small Image Ecology

The São Paulo Pinacoteca, Museum of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, celebrates the 35-year career of Rosângela Rennó (Belo Horizonte, 1962) with a panoramic exhibition that brings together around 130 works between 1987 and 2021. The Little Image Ecology exhibition presents the main arguments that the artist Read More

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The New Woman Behind the Camera by Andrea Nelson

Life without photographs is no longer imaginable. They pass before our eyes and awaken our interest; they pass through the atmosphere, unseen and unheard…They are in our lives, as our lives are in them. – Lucia Moholy

In her book A Hundred Years of Photography, 1839-1939, photographer and historian Lucia Moholy examined the social impact of Read More

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Book: 50 Feminist Art Manifestos by Katy Deepwell

50 Feminist Art Manifestos is an anthology of original texts, edited and introduced by Katy Deepwell

Available from January 2022

This anthology contains the original manifestos of 50 women artists/feminist groups/feminist protests. Introductory essay by Katy Deepwell, with notes on each manifesto.

What is a manifesto? A political programme, a declaration, a definitive statement of belief. Neither institutional Read More

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Photobook Becoming Sisters: Women Photography Collectives & Organizations

“Becoming Sisters; Women Photography Collectives & Organizations” is an impactful 286-page photobook by editors Aldeide Delgado and Ana Clara Silva that centers around collaborative practices in photography from a feminist perspective. Presented alongside the 2021 WOPHA Congress in Miami, this publication works as a registry and collective manifesto of 40 international women and non-binary collectives Read More

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Representation of Women Artists in Britain Annual Research Report

This report, commissioned annually by Freelands Foundation, evidences the sixth consecutive year of data on the representation of women artists in Britain. This year, it also includes additional evidences that help to further understand the way that gender, ethnicity and socio-economic factors intersect and impact on the career outcomes for artists.

The annual reports starting from Read More

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Eruptions: A decade of creation

Eruptions marks Indian transmedia artist and activist Poulomi Basu’s (b.1983, Calcutta) first major international solo exhibition, which will show at SIDE from 30th October 2021 – February 6th 2022. The immersive installation of VR, film and photography will showcase the development of Basu’s participatory practice between 2009 and 2021. Shown together for the first time, Read More

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Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective

Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective showcases the endless innovation and profound influence of this remarkable photographer who pushed the boundaries for both women in the arts and photography as an art form. Nearly 200 of Cunningham’s insightful portraits, elegant flower and plant studies, poignant street pictures, and ground breaking nudes present a singular vision developed over Read More

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A Lover’s Discourse Natasha Caruana

Natasha Caruana (b. UK, 1983) is no longer an unknown in France. Winner of the BMW Artist in Residence Award in 2014, she has nevertheless not gotten the exposure that she deserves. For fifteen years, the British artist has been fictionally creating scenarios that recount personal relationships, the complexity of positions in a heterosexual couple. Read More

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Hood Feminism: Mikki Kendall

This moderated conversation with Mikki Kendall will delve into her book Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that a Movement Forgot. Mikki will share her ideas on resisting isolation as a critically engaged writer and artist involved in social movements. How creatives can work in collaboration with organizations to address issues like gun violence and Read More

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What They Saw: Historical Photobooks by Women, 1843–1999

Publisher: 10×10 Photobooks, NYC
Date of Publication: 2021
Editors: Russet Lederman and Olga Yatskevich
Associate Editors: Dolly Meieran and Jeff Gutterman

Presenting a diverse geographic and ethnic selection, the What They Saw anthology interprets historical photobooks by women in the broadest sense possible: classic bound books, portfolios, personal albums, unpublished books, zines and scrapbooks. Some of the books documented are well-known publications such as Read More

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Maria Antelman Self Circuits

The gallery is pleased to announce its third exhibition with the artist, featuring a new series of photographs.

Self Circuits is a series of sculptural photographic works representing transformative, almost mythological⁣ experiences. These are binary unions of biological systems, as opposed to cyborgian bodies. Self Circuits⁣ are naturally instinctive and exist in the wild. It is Read More

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WOPHA Congress: Women, Photography, and Feminisms

Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA), and Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) announce highlights of the inaugural WOPHA Congress. Titled Women, Photography, and Feminisms, this first international convening of its kind invites women photography organizations and artists around the world to an in-person and online space for dialogue, celebration, and critical debate about women’s contributions to Read More

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Barbara Hulanicki (London 1986, Apres Biba), Tamary Kudita (African Victorian Series), and Bunny Yeager (Bunny Yeager and her Circle: Miami’s Golden Age)

This exhibition explores photography and fashion through the work of three acclaimed multidisciplinary women artists: Barbara Hulanicki, Tamary Kudita, and Bunny Yeager.

Born in Poland, but raised in England, Barbara Hulanicki OBE is a renowned British fashion icon, having been awarded an OBE for Services to Fashion in the 2012 Queen’s New Year Honors. Hulanicki began Read More

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Webinar by Pauline Vermare Japanese Women Photographers: On Representation And Self-representation

Inspired by Luce Lebart and Marie Robert’s recently published Histoire Mondiale des femmes photographes, this presentation will investigate the extraordinary bodies of work produced by Japanese women photographers from the 19th century to today. Meant as a complement to a history of Japanese photography that is largely masculine, this talk will reveal the abundance and Read More

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My Name is Maya

Belfast Exposed presents a solo photographic exhibition that showcases new works by Belfast Exposed Futures Artist, Manon Ouimet, ‘My Name is Maya ’. Ouimet’s series tracks her conversion to Judaism with her images reflecting her journey from spiritual desire to belong, through a calendar year of richly-grounding festivals, traditions and food.

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I-You-They: A Century of Artist Women

İstanbul, Türkiye
October 9, 2021–March 27, 2022


I-You-They: A Century of Artist Women features a selection of works by artist women who lived and worked in Turkey between roughly the 1850s and the 1950s. Realized under the patronage of Çiğdem Simavi and curated by Deniz Artun, the exhibition derives its name from one of Şükran Aziz’s exhibited Read More

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BOP21 – Books on Photography

BOP – Books on Photography – is an annual festival bringing together a wide-ranging group of photobook publishers, booksellers and photographers from across Europe. This year BOP is in collaboration with Bristol Photo Festival, and will be held across Martin Parr Foundation, the Royal Photographic Society and the Paintworks Event Space, Bristol.

The festival provides an Read More

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Views From Coney Island Lauren Welles, Gisele Duprez

“If Paris is France, then Coney Island, between June and September, is the world.”

—George Tilyou, 1886


Despite the incessant predictions of its demise, Coney Island continues to attract visitors of all races, social classes and ethnicities, who, seeking respite from their quotidian stresses and routines, come together and inject the veins of “America’s Playground” with its Read More

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Helen Cammock: Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks

Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks is a new film and installation project from artist, Helen Cammock.

Continuing a practice which harnesses film, photography, print, text, song and performance to explore social histories and interrogate mainstream historical narratives, Cammock brings together residents and community groups of Rochdale, Greater Manchester to articulate both individual and collective experiences as Read More

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Concerning Photography: The Photographers’ Gallery and Photographic Networks in Britain, c. 1971 to the present

On 14 January 1971, The Photographers’ Gallery opened its doors with The Concerned Photographer, an exhibition that had previously been shown in the United States, Switzerland and Japan, and which presented photography as the optimum medium to document social conditions. This online conference has been organised to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of Read More

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‘Sexism Edu. Sexism in Danish Education and Research’: BOOK & WEBSITE



Friday October 2nd, 2020, a mail with an open invitation to sign the petition ’Sexism at Danish Universities’ went out from a group of 16 initiators to the entire Danish Academic sector.

The petition arose from a deep personal and professional desire to cast light on the prevalent Read More

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Women, Memory & Transmission

In collaboration with Photo Oxford Festival 2021, hosted by the Maison Française d’Oxford, and supported by the Humanities Cultural Programme, the international and interdisciplinary Conference “Women, Memory & Transmission: Postcolonial Perspectives from the Arts and Literature” will explore what it means for women to transmit memories in postcolonial contexts. What strategies do women develop to Read More

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Helen Levitt: In The Street

The Photographers’ Gallery presents a retrospective spanning fifty years of work by the landmark American street photographer, Helen Levitt (1913–2009).

Taking place over two floors of the Gallery, this retrospective of more than 130 works will survey the full breadth of Levitt’s rich photographic practice, charting her journey from street reportage to documentary filmmaker and pioneer Read More

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Sonia Boyce: ‘Gathering a history of Black women’

Highlighting questions around race and cultural difference, Sonia Boyce conveys political messages focusing on black representation and perceptions of the Black body through her art.

The British Afro-Caribbean artist gained prominence as part of the Black Arts Movement in the 1980s. Using drawing, print, photography, performance and installation, Boyce aims to shift notions of race that Read More

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Artist Talk: Hoda Afshar

Photographer Hoda Afshar takes us across history, dissolving the boundaries of staged and documentary photography to make visible the stories that are not immediately seen. In her new book, Speak the Wind (2021, MACK), Afshar looks at the southern coast of Iran in a narrative that blends poetry and the image to explore displacement and Read More

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Artist Talk: Namsa Leuba

Through theatrical staging and colour, Namsa Leuba’s images explore the visual identity of the African diaspora. The Swiss-Guinean artist works across documentary, performance and fashion to question authorship and representation of the Black experience. Together with researcher and curator Nomusa Makhubu, they will look at ingrained perceptions of the West, the influence of movements like Read More

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Female in Focus Winners Announced

From 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, the Female in Focus award was conceived in response to staggering gender imbalance in photography. An open call to female-identifying photographers around the world, it is an annual initiative to promote and reward women’s work in an industry that disproportionately favours men’s.

From a pool of thousands of Read More

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Marilene Ribeiro. Dead Water

Dead water by the photographer Marilene Ribeiro is the winning project of the last call for Discoveries PHotoESPAÑA. Year after year, PHotoESPAÑA selects the best portfolio from among all those that are presented to the viewings; the award consists of an individual exhibition during the next edition of the festival. On this occasion, Casa de Read More

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WOPHA Congress: Women, Photography and Feminisms. November 18-19, 2021

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

November 18 – 19, 2021

WOPHA and PAMM announce the participation of 50 internationally-recognized artists, curators, scholars, and educators from around the world alongside 40 worldwide collectives and organizations of women and non-binary photographers in the WOPHA Congress, the first two-day public convening of its kind.

Titled Women, Photography, and Feminisms, the Read More

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Women On The Move

With National Geographic photo editor Jennifer Samuel as moderator, eight women photographers from The Everyday Projects discuss their group project published in National Geographic Magazine about the impact of migration on women worldwide. In a dynamic discussion, Amrita Chandradas, Danielle Villasana, Ksenia Kuleshova, Miora Rajaonary, Mridula Amin, Nichole Sobecki, Saiyna Bashir, and Thana Faroq touch Read More

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards: Heather Agyepong and Joanne Coates

Jerwood Arts and Photoworks are delighted to announce Heather Agyepong and Joanne Coates as awardees of the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards.

Now in their fourth edition, the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards are a major commissioning opportunity supporting early-careerartists working with photography to make new work and significantly develop their practice.The awardees were selected from over 370 applications to a national Read More

An international Symposium on Photography and Ethics


An international Symposium on Photography and Ethics at the nexus of the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Practice. Hosted by the Department of Sociology, Lund University in collaboration with the Hasselblad Foundation and Landskrona Foto.


Landskrona Theater, Sweden. 30 September & 1 October 2021

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HATCHED2021 festival

15/10-15/11 2021

OVADA, Oxford
04 to 06/11/2021

HATCHED is a creative platform promoting and sharing work addressing women’s issues and
experiences that range from ‘The personal is political’ to Human Rights. HATCHED was set up in
2016 by Maga Esberg and has been part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival since then.
2020-2021 has Read More

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Re-Assembling Motherhood(s): On Radical Care and Collective Art as Feminist Practices

Re-Assembling Motherhood(s) invites the reader to learn about and from Maternal Fantasies ́ feminist research and collective artistic practice on motherhood(s), care work and representation in the arts.

Composed of seven interdisciplinary artists / mothers and ten children, Maternal Fantasies takes the social invisibility of the maternal experience as a point of departure to produce films, Read More

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Peckham 24 – SOLIDARITY: September 10-12


The 2021 programme is created in response to the waves of protest and public demonstration that the world witnessed during the lockdowns of 2020. Exhibitions and live events programmed especially for the festival will give a voice to the urgent global issues of our time through the work of artists responding to the Black Read More

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A Life in Photography: the first ever retrospective exhibition of US photographer, Marilyn Stafford

Retrospective exhibition unveiling decades of archive photography by US born photographer Marilyn Stafford to tour the UK 2021-2022 

The first ever retrospective exhibition of US photographer, Marilyn Stafford (b.1925), launches this year, encompassing the most comprehensive display of the photographer’s work to date. Works come from an international archive spanning four decades, and include Read More

The conference ‘Not Yet Written Stories. Women Artists in Central and Eastern Europe’

September 2-3, 2021

Conference organising committee: Barbara Borčić, Sandra Križić Roban, Marika Kuźmicz Lana Lovrenčić, Andra Silapētere

Organisers: Arton Foundation, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art- LCCA Riga, Center for Contemporary Arts – SCCA-Ljubljana & Office for Photography, Zagreb

Official language of the conference: ENG, the conference will be translated to Polish and will be held in Warsaw time.

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I’m going to carve the truth out of you

Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is intentional harm towards a person’s self without the intention of death. It can be a physical way to express emotions that feel limited by language or to alleviate the tension of withholding intense feelings. Through Solomons’ practical research, she highlights the need for interpersonal compassion towards individuals who feel isolated with Read More

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Afghanistan on Screen

In the attempt to shape further conversations on the devastating events taking place in Afghanistan, the ICA presents a curated selection of outstanding contemporary works by female filmmakers from and on Afghanistan.

Afghanistan’s long-lasting cultural effervescence has been heavily undermined by the recent foreign policies of major western governments and by the Taliban’s consequent gain of Read More

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Interview with Elina Brotherus for ELLES X Paris Photo

Born in Helsinki in 1972, Elina Brotherus today shares her time between Finland and France. A graduate of the Helsinki University of Art and Design, the visual artist has developed a body of work of photographic and moving images, influenced by the history of art, literature and architecture. Experimenting with self-portraits, she questions the relation Read More

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Screen Walk with Corinne Vionnet

Screen Walks is a series of online streams with artists and researchers using the screen as their medium.

During her Screen Walk, Corinne Vionnet invited the audience to travel with her through collective memories of places existing in ubiquitous touristic photographs. Corinne explored how these memories form and what role this type of photographic overproduction plays Read More

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Hall of Mirrors

Maureen Paley is pleased to present the sixth solo exhibition by Sarah Jones and her first in the gallery’s new location at 60 Three Colts Lane.

The new work by Sarah Jones builds upon her distinct photographic language that dissolves the hazy glare of day into the weight of a photographic night, condensing a recognizable sense Read More

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We, Women

We, Women, the largest social impact photography project by women and gender nonconforming artists, is currently underway across the United States. This project unravels the legacy of power structures constructed and maintained through decades of “othering” through imagery. Further, We, Women showcases an inclusive approach to photography, demonstrating that agency and social change happen when Read More

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Struck by Light

Experiments in the Wonder World of Photography ‘What is a 21st Century photograph?’ — ‘What does it look like?’

Ellen Carey, American Experimental photographer asks these questions about her own work, following inquiries to women photographers worldwide in an open call put forth by Hundred Heroines in 2020.

“Light’s immateriality challenges its makers today, analogue versus digital Read More

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Conversation: An-My Lê and Shahzia Sikander

Conversation: An-My Lê and Shahzia Sikander
Thursday, July 22, 6 p.m.
Presented virtually on Zoom

Join exhibiting artists An-My Lê and Shahzia Sikander for a conversation about their artistic practices and Much Unseen is Also Here.

If you require special accommodations for this event, please contact

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WOPHA Congress “Women, Photography, and Feminisms”

Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA), and Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) announce highlights of the inaugural WOPHA Congress. Titled Women, Photography, and Feminisms, this first international convening of its kind invites women photography organizations and artists around the world to an in-person and online space for dialogue, celebration, and critical debate about women’s contributions to modern and contemporary Read More

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The Democratic Picture: Grace McCann Morley and Photography in the San Francisco Museum of Art BY Alexandra Moschovi / The Classic

The San Francisco Museum of Art1 opened its doors on the top floor of the War Memorial Veterans Building in 1935. A year later, in October 1936, its first Director, Dr. Grace McCann Morley, would write to the Resettlement Administration in Washington D.C. being “anxious” to stage an exhibition of Miss Dorothea Lange’s photographs that were Read More

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In the framework of the Generation Equality Forum, the non-profit organisation AWARE : Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions teamed up with the designer matali crasset to imagine a documentary exhibition on the recognition of 20th-century women and the main actions taken to highlight their work in the history of art: « Be AWARE. Read More

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Martine Gutierrez

In the world that Martine Gutierrez photographs, she exists as the cynosure of global desire. The artist’s self-produced (and wholly independent) art publication, Indigenous Woman (2018), places variations of her image and body at the center of countless mise-en-scène, as she disrupts, subverts, and reappropriates the rarified space of cisgendered identity and whiteness—no longer unquestioned Read More

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Much Unseen is Also Here: An-My Lê and Shahzia Sikander

Much Unseen is Also Here, an initiative of Toward Common Cause, brings together the works of two major artists who both consider the theater of the landscape, monumentality, cultural history, and representation.

Probing monuments and identity, An-My Lê and Shahzia Sikander explore history’s embeddedness in our present. Lê’s Silent General (2015 – ongoing) presents large-scale views Read More

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Nazik Armenakyan: About 4Plus, the pioneering documentary photography center in Armenia

Interview of Nazik Armenakyan, co-founder of 4Plus

by Mathilde Roger


“At that time [in 2002], you couldn’t see women photographers. It was something new, unexpected and it was a really male dominated sphere” explains Nazik Armenakyan. Starting her career as a photojournalist for “Armenpress” an Armenian news agency, she followed in 2004 a photojournalism course organized by Read More

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Stills is delighted to present Move, a collaboration between Stills’ Creative Learning team, Works 4 Women and lead artist Morwenna Kearsley. Move is open from 24th June – 10th July 2021.

About Move
Exploring representations of women, culture, and ethnicity in the media, Move looks to expose unseen power dynamics between men and women in both public Read More

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This Ugandan Photographer Is Challenging the Way the World Sees Women With Disabilities BY SARAH SPELLINGS / VOGUE

“As a documentary photographer, Esther Ruth Mbabazi is tasked with sharing an unflinching look at reality, whether she’s turning her lens on the objects South Sudanese refugees brought with them to northern Uganda or children in the country affected by a mysterious disease known as nodding syndrome. The Kampala-based photographer is known for capturing her Read More

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Two online events on Lee Miller

Lee Miller: Considering a Life of Artistic and Political Liberation
Thursday 10 June, 5pm BST

A round table discussion on the remarkable work of photographer Lee Miller. The event will consider how her visual practice was driven by notions of personal, artistic and political liberation which set her at the very front of the artistic Read More

The New Woman Behind the Camera

The New Woman of the 1920s was a powerful expression of modernity, a global phenomenon that embodied an ideal of female empowerment based on real women making revolutionary changes in life and art. Featuring more than 120 photographers from over 20 countries, this ground breaking exhibition explores the work of the diverse “new” women who Read More

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Claudia Andujar The Yanomami Struggle

An exhibition devoted to the life and work of Claudia Andujar and her collaboration with the Yanomami, one of Brazil’s largest indigenous peoples, who she has spent her life documenting and defending.

Over 200 photographs, an audio-visual installation and a series of drawings by the Yanomami are brought together for the exhibition. They reflect the dual Read More

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The Claire Aho Award for Women Photographers

The Claire Aho Award for Women Photographers – world first-ever winner announced

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2021, the world’s leading awards for food photography, was delighted to announce, on Tuesday 27 April 2021, the first-ever winner of The CLAIRE AHO Award for Women Photographers in association with Aho & Soldan Photo and Film Read More

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Book Club Live: Rania Matar

“Rania Matar’s captivating photographs of young women around the world capture the transitory beauty of adolescence.” —Katie White, Artnet

As a Lebanese-born American artist and mother, Rania Matar’s cross-cultural experiences inform her art. She has dedicated her work to exploring issues of personal and collective identity through photographs of female adolescence and womanhood—both in the United Read More

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Dead Water

This exhibition is part of the Official Section of the PHotoESPAÑA 2021 Festival.

Human intervention on nature and the effects on the individual are the central axis of this winning project of Discoveries PHotoESPAÑA 2020.

Agua Muerta is a joint project between the protagonists of the images – anonymously affected by civil works in regions of Brazil Read More

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Photo Café by GRAIN Photography Hub

This Photo Cafe curated by artist Elisa Moris Vai will gather contemporary photographers for whom History is a substrate for creation.

Why and how do they address specific parts of History will be the focus of the evening. From research to the choice of mediums, from ethics to representation, travelling across personal and collective narratives, this Read More

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Minna Keene and Violet Keene Perinchief Collection

Ryesrson Image Centre has acquired a collection of works by two Canadian female photographers.

This exceptional collection of photographs, negatives, publications, and ephemera represents two generations of work by Canadians Minna Keene (1861–1943) and her daughter Violet Keene Perinchief (1893–1987).

Donated to the RIC by their family descendants, the archive illustrates the unique phenomenon of a professional Read More

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IN PROGRESS: Laia Abril – Hoda Afshar – Widline Cadet – Adama Jalloh – Alba Zari

IN PROGRESS is a new show commissioned by the RPS consisting of five solo exhibitions of both new work and work-in-progress, by five of the most innovative photographers and photo-based artists working today. The exhibition explores a wide range of issues – including personal history, cultural identity, nationality, community, migration, displacement, memory, responsibility, morality, belief Read More

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From Fairy Tales to Photography: Jo Spence

Drawn from one of the most comprehensive collections of Jo Spence’s works in the world, From Fairy Tales to Phototherapy focuses on the intersection between arts, health and wellbeing, celebrating her work as a photo therapist in which she used photography as a medium to address personal trauma, reflecting on key moments in her past.

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Liquid Club #16: Xaviera Simmons

Join New York based artist Xaviera Simmons for a conversation surrounding her multidisciplinary practice and her work exploring labour and the working practices of society.

About the artist

Xaviera Simmons (b. 1974, New York, USA) lives and works in New York, USA. Simmons’ interdisciplinary practice spans across photography, performance, choreography, video, sound, sculpture and installation. Rooted in Read More

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The Art of Being Dangerous Exploring Women and Danger through Creative Expression

Unique and kaleidoscopic collection of feminist visual and literary art
The idea that women are dangerous – individually or collectively – runs throughout history and across cultures. Behind this label lies a significant set of questions about the dynamics, conflicts, identities and power relations with which women live today.

The Art of Being Dangerous offers many different Read More

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Having Regard: Artist Commission project launch with photographer Kate Nolan, composer Irene Buckley & curator Trish Lambe

You are invited to this special online event to launch HAVING REGARD, a new video project by photographer Kate Nolan & composer Irene Buckley. This launch will be hosted by Trish Lambe, curator at Gallery of Photography Ireland.

Commissioned by Gallery of Photography Ireland to mark the Centenary of Partition, this ongoing interdisciplinary artists collaboration is Read More

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Tensed Muscles

Tensed Muscles is a collaboration between photographic artist Steffi Klenz and rappers Boss B & Brownsilla. Through imagery and music, they explore the relationship between the architectural promise of modernist living; of equality and opportunity, and the reality of living in Maiden Lane, Camden in the 40 years since the estate’s inception.

Steffi Klenz is preoccupied Read More

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The Decisive Moment Art Full Frame

‘The Decisive Moment’ is what occurs when the visual and psychological elements of people briefly meet in perfect resonance, expressing the essence of that situation. ‘The Decisive Moment’ also happens as the photographer decides to raise their camera, compose the frame and press the button… click. Each photographer follows a different path, each has their Read More

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The long and shortlists for the 2021 Photography and Moving Image Book Awards have been announced

The Foundation is delighted to announce the long and shortlists for the 2021 Photography and Moving Image Book Awards, chosen from over 180 submissions. The books in the running address global issues related to gender, identity, history, social injustices, community and memory.

Ranging from untold stories of contemporary society, to innovative thinking about the future of Read More

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RPS Awards Talk Series

Join the Royal Photographic Society for a new series of conversations with recipients of the internationally respected RPS Awards.

They’ve invited photographers and artists working across all genres of image-making, as well as curators, educators, cinematographers and publishers, to discuss their practice and inspirations.

The conversations will be led by those who know the award recipient well Read More

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The Living Memory Project: The Black Country

The New Art Gallery Walsall is delighted to present the Living Memory Project’s, The Black Country. This exhibition marks the culmination of a four-year engagement with residents of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton in order to record, archive and celebrate everyday life stories and personal photographic collections.
To talk on record, to tell our life’s story, and Read More

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Women Street Photographers: A new anthology shines a light on women’s remarkable contribution to a male-dominated art

To coincide with Female in Focus 2021, Gulnara Samoilova – one of last year’s judges – discusses her latest photobook, compiling the work of 100 women street photographers from around the world
Female in Focus is a global award recognising women’s extraordinary contribution to contemporary photography. Enter the 2021 edition now.

In the mountainous Adjara region of Read More

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The Motherhood Archives Screening

A film by Irene Lusztig

2013, 91 minutes, Color/BW, DVD, English/French, English subtitles

Archival montage, science fiction and an homage to 1970s feminist filmmaking are woven together to form this haunting and lyrical essay film excavating hidden histories of childbirth in the twentieth century. After several years of buying films online and working in historical archives, award-winning Read More

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AWP in Conversation with Delphine Diallo

AWP are excited to be in conversation with Brooklyn based French and Senegalese visual artist and photographer Delphine Diallo.

About this Event
Diallo combines artistry with activism, pushing the many possibilities of empowering women, youth, and cultural minorities through visual provocation. Diallo uses analog, digital photography and collages as she continues to explore new mediums. She is Read More

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Photoworks Photography+

This new issue of photography+ takes a closer look at the practice of three women artists – Mónica Alcázar-Duarte, Lucia Pizzani, Xaviera Simmons – all of whom have been working towards exhibitions or making new bodies of work during lockdown.

We hear from Mónica Alcázar-Duarte, describing in her own words the motivations and connections which weave Read More

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Birth On The Border Screening

A film by Ellie Lobovits.

This intimate and personal documentary follows two women from Ciudad Juárez as they cross the U.S.-Mexico border legally to give birth in Texas, putting their hearts and bodies on the line as they confront harassment at the hands of U.S. border officials.

One million people legally cross the U.S.-Mexico border every day Read More

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Leica Women Summit

Leica are pleased to announce the first annual Leica Women Summit. This tuition-free virtual gathering brings together a community of trailblazing visionaries whose dedication to the art and business of photography is shaping the industry today.

Focused on unlocking new opportunities for others, the Summit is an opportunity to learn from industry leaders in a series Read More

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Online Workshop: How To Self Publish a Photobook with Bruno Ceschel – NORTH AND LATIN AMERICA

The How To Self Publish a Photobook Workshop is a great opportunity for people interested in publishing their own photography book to discover insider secrets. Workshop participants will be given all the necessary tools and insight that they will need to start self-publishing right away.

The course covers a variety of contemporary publishing models, from the Read More

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Focal Point Podcast: Laia Abril and Elinor Carucci

In this episode, MoCP Curator of Academic Programs and Collections, Kristin Taylor, is in conversation with artists Laia Abril and Elinor Carucci, who discuss their thoughts on candid depictions of the female body and their works in the MoCP exhibition, Reproductive: Health, Fertility, Agency. The artists also share their thoughts on works in the museum’s Read More

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Gaze Magazine

Stories have been told to us from a masculine perspective for so long that we need alternative storytelling ! With this ambition, Gaze, the magazine of female perspectives, was born in 2020. Through intimate storytelling, immersive reporting and a ton of photography, it’s an inclusive platform for the female gaze both in text and Read More

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Photographers in Conversation: Carolyn Mendelsohn

Made over a period of 6 years, Being Inbetween is a series of powerful photographic portraits of girls aged between ten and twelve, exploring the complex transition between childhood and young adulthood. With many portraits never-before exhibited, this is the most extensive exhibition of the series to date.

Driven by personal experience, award-winning photographer Carolyn Mendelsohn Read More

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The ‘male graze’: Guerrilla Girls to put up billboards across UK reasserting women’s place in art history

Anti-discriminative posters are part of festival Art Night 2021, where commissions this year will have a political tone.

Written by: Gareth Harris

The Guerrilla Girls will be spreading their anti-discrimination message across the UK this summer with a series of billboard works on show in cities such as Dundee, Birmingham, Leeds and Cardiff. The initiative from the Read More

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Catcalls of NYC

Catcalls of NYC is a grassroots initiative that uses public chalk art to raise awareness about gender-based street harassment. We solicit stories of harassment and their locations in NYC, write out the comments in chalk word-for-word with the #stopstreetharassment, and post the images on social media. The goal is to spur dialogue, provide a Read More

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Artist Talk: Angélica Dass

Gain insight to the research and work of artist Angélica Dass

In a creative practice that constructs archives of personal narratives around race, gender, parenthood, Angélica Dass combines photography and activism to expose ongoing social injustices. In this new public talk, which also celebrates the publication of The Colors We Share (Aperture, 2021), the artist challenges Read More

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Aperture Conversations: Celebrating Women of Street Photography

Aperture Foundation, in collaboration with Prestel Publishing, is pleased to present a conversation between leading street photographers Melissa O’Shaughnessy and Gulnara Samoilova, moderated by Aperture senior editor Denise Wolff. Traditionally a male-dominated field, street photography is increasingly becoming the domain of women. In this discussion, they’ll celebrate two publications featuring the work of women in Read More

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Autograph presents:

“Join us for an evening exploring what health, healing and liberation practices look like for Black women and non-binary people in the context of late capitalism.

Writer, healing arts practitioner and community organiser Omikemi will perform an excerpt from their collection of spoken word portraits and monologues in an audio-visual collaboration Read More

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Cultural Council for Palm Beach County presents a special conversation on photography and feminism by 2021 Biennial curator Aldeide Delgado with artists Katie Prock and Ates Isildak. Delgado will offer insights about the Biennial concept and her curatorial vision through this compelling event, while the artists will respond to questions about their practice and recent accomplishments.

May 22, 2021
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Queer Formalism: The Return by William J. Simmons

New book Queer Formalism: The Return by William J. Simmons is the first installment in the Critic’s Essay Series published by Floating Opera Press. Comprising long-form essays, this series gives voice to critics who offer thought-provoking ways in which to subvert or replace normative modes of discussing culture.

Queer Formalism: The Return expands upon William J. Simmons’s Read More

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February 15 – April 15, 2021

sepiaEYE is thrilled to present Thrall (2017-2020), a solo online exhibition by Qiana Mestrich.  By integrating the outdoor studio, staged portraiture, still life, and family photography, Mestrich externalizes her thoughts around recent political, social, and cultural discussions on white supremacy and Black consciousness.

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WOMEN PHOTO GR, the first community in Greece dedicated to female, LGBT+ and non-binary photographers proudly presents WOMANHOOD IS, a virtual photography exhibition featuring artworks by 20 artists based permanently or temporarily in Greece.

20 artists / photographers explore views of womanhood.

For more information about the collective and the artists, please go to the direct link.

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Maternal Fantasies

Collective art production and writing

Maternal Fantasies is an interdisciplinary group of international artists and cultural producers based in Berlin. They shape the discourse on motherhood through collective artistic processes while enhancing the visibility of contemporary feminist positions addressing motherhood(s) in the arts. From writing autobiographical responses to classic feminist texts to devising performances using Read More

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Justine Kurland, SCUMB Manifesto

Higher Pictures Generation presents an exhibition of new photographic collages by Justine Kurland. This is the artist’s second presentation with the gallery.

In 1967 the radical feminist and writer Valerie Solanas sold copies of her newly authored SCUM Manifesto on the streets of New York’s Greenwich Village, charging $1 ($2 if the buyer was a man). Read More

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Decolonizing Pedagogies with HEIDI SAFIA MIRZA / The Graduate Institute Geneva

The Graduate Institute Geneva presents:

Decolonizing Pedagogies: Black Feminist reflections on gender, race, faith and seeking solidarity in the Academy


12 April 2021, Online event

In this talk Heidi Safia Mirza draws on black and postcolonial feminist perspectives to explore ways in which professional Black and female academics in higher education engage in ‘embodied’ work towards Read More

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Bristol Photo Festival: A Sense of Place

Bristol Photo Festival is a new and innovative festival that celebrates the power and diversity of photography. They commission and produce national, international solo and group exhibitions in a biannual festival across the city of Bristol. They also run an ongoing national and international programme of talks, events, workshops and training through a partnership model Read More

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Kathegala Kanive (Valley of Stories)

Kanike are quite excited to collaborate with Aravani Art Project to bring to you a photo based exhibition by the members of The Aravani Art Project – Kathegala Kanive (Valley of Stories). Over the last few months the members of Aravani art project have been learning to narrate their stories using photography and cyanotypes guided Read More

F-Razzor: Artist-run Solidarity Fundraiser

F-Razzor is an artist-run solidarity fundraiser that will take place from the 8th of March till the 15th March 2021. Its aim is to address abuse of power and inequities in the Dutch art field through supporting survivors of sexual abuse and financing initiatives that aid in the prevention of future misconduct. F-Razzor is a reaction to the Read More

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18 MAR 2021
6 – 7:30PM (GMT)


Join us for an evening exploring what health, healing and liberation practices look like for Black women and non-binary people in the context of late capitalism.

Writer, community organiser and bodyworker Omikemi will perform an excerpt from their collection of spoken word portraits, generated through Read More

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Anna-Stina Treumund’s practice in the context of lesbian, queer and feminist politics BY Airi Triisberg / Echo Gone Wrong

The text was published in the exhibition catalogue ‘Anna-Stina Treumund’,  Ed. Rael Artel. Tartu Art Museum, 2017.

“Entering the search term “lesbian feminism” into Estonian Google will give you less than ten results. They can be roughly divided into two categories: either anti-feminist rants on anonymous message boards or text fragments about the history of feminist Read More

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Lucie Impact Award Live Conversation

Join Thursday, January 28th 5:00PM EST (United States) for a live conversation with Lucie Impact Award Honorees, Fabio Bucciarelli and Malike Sidibe.

This conversation will be moderated by, Andrew Katz, Deputy Director of Photography, TIME, with Fabio Bucciarelli Lucie Impact Award Honoree for his coverage of Covid-19, First Wave Coverage, Italy, and Malike Sidibe Lucie Impact Read More

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Panel: Destigmatizing Reproductive Health

This panel will address historical and contemporary misconceptions of the female body. Panelists will also delve into the history of women’s reproductive health care and how the fields of gynecology and obstetrics have been shaped by race and class-based discrimination.

Panelists include: OB-GYN and educator Wendy C. Goodall McDonald, MD, aka Dr. Everywoman; Scout Bratt, Outreach Read More

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Lecture in Photography: Carmen Winant

Carmen Winant is an artist and writer based in Columbus, Ohio whose work in Reproductive uses text and images to represent the agency of the female body. Her practice includes collage, installation, and mixed-media to create complex responses that counter representations of women. Carmen Winant has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Her piece My Birth (2018) was Read More

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Reproductive: Health, Fertility, Agency exhibition at MoCP

Reproductive: Health, Fertility, Agency explores the psychological, physical, and emotional realities people encounter in the years leading up to, during, and after fertility. The exhibition features eight artists who consider a range of topics including birth, miscarriage, pleasure, the lack of access to abortion, trauma, and the loss of fertility. The term “reproductive” is twofold. Read More

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Why have there been no great women artists?

Linda Nochlin’s landmark 1971 essay Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? heralded the dawn of a feminist history of art, daring to dismantle basic assumptions that centred a male-coded artistic ‘genius’. In 2021, Nochlin’s message remains as urgent as ever, and today Thames and Hudson publish the 50th anniversary edition of her text-turned-rallying-cry, Read More

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Women X Film Festival

2020 was a weird year, to say the least. But, if anything, it truly showed how powerful people can be when they come together to support something they love. Like most people, Rianne Picture’s grand plans were impacted by the pandemic. At first, they were distraught that they had to give up the lovely Read More

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Indu Antony: Why can’t bras have buttons?

Description about the book written by Indu Antony:

This is my ഓർമ പെട്ടി. (Orma Petti translates as ‘memory box’ in Malayalam).
This ഓർമ പെട്ടി offers a tiny window into who I am.
The pandemic of 2020 and the lockdown that followed threw me, with a million others, into uncharted territories. However the feeling of isolation was particularly heightened Read More

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Curative Things: Medicine/Fashion/Art

Curative Things is a collaborative symposium organised by Thing Power Research Group (LAU), Thinking Through Things (Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, supported by Wellcome Trust), and Fashion Research Network.

This symposium focuses on objects at the intersections between art and fashion, health and medicine. Examples might include clothing, prostheses and other wearables: things that have Read More

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BOOK:Women in the Dark: Female Photographers in the United States, 1850–1900

Women in the Dark: Female Photographers in the United States, 1850–1900
By Katherine Manthorne.

Manthorne (California Mexicana), an art history professor at CUNY, provides a revealing portrait of early forgotten women commercial photographers in this graceful and thoughtful illustrated history. Filled with rare examples of the women’s art, the book provides short biographies of the photographers along Read More

Freelands awards MK Gallery and Ingrid Pollard £100,000—and releases annual report highlighting art world’s glaring gender discrepancies

Are female artists still underrepresented in Britain? The answer is a resounding yes, according to the fifth Freelands Report into the representation of female artists in Britain, published last week. The report covers the year 2019 and according to its author, Dr Kate McMillan, her findings highlight “how far there is to go in recognising Read More

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Roundtable | Revisioning the Present

This series of talks and events is co-presented by the University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre, The Power Institute, and VisAsia, with support from the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Originating in and celebrating the very latest and best scholarship in Asian art from around the world, this initiative complements the Art Gallery of Read More

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DISCOVERING DALMATIA VI: Watching, Waiting – Empty Spaces and the Representation of Isolation

This year, the annual Discovering Dalmatia international scientific conference organised by Institute of Art History, will take place virtually, over the course of three days, December 3-5.

This year conference, entitled Watching, Waiting – Empty Spaces and the Representation of Isolation, is inspired by the Institute of Art History’s project Exposition [Ekspozicija]. Themes and Aspects of Croatian Photography from Read More

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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’s reports ‘Representation of Female Artists in Britain’

Annual report ‘Representation of Female Artists in Britain’ by Dr Kate McMillan

This report, commissioned annually by the Freelands Foundation, evidences the fifth consecutive year of data on the representation of female artists in the UK. This year it includes 36 additional evidences that help to further understand the role that gender plays in the career 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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Silence is Broken: Manifesto

Silence is Broken

We are legion. Legion who have experienced, word for word, dramatic situations close to those described in the investigation published in the Dutch newspaper NRC on October 30,2020.*

You knew, you knew but you stayed quiet.
Whatever his name was, you knew.
Let this be an earthquake.

What does it mean to report sexist or sexual harassment, Read More

Lagos Photo Festival 2020: Home Museum

For its eleventh edition, LagosPhoto Festival turns its gaze to the burning political, civic and
aesthetic ramifications of restitution. It re-routes the optic and debates from Paris,
London, Amsterdam and Berlin back to the African continent. Relocating discussions on the
return of cultural heritage, it steps aside from the opinions of experts and museum
directors and turns its attention 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

Webinar with Stella Dadzie and Lola Olufemi / The Feminist Library

Feminist Library Webinar discussing the Feminist Library’s Black History Month Exhibition and Stella Dadzie’s new book

Friday, 30 October 2020

21:00 – 23:00 EET

Online Zoom event, tickets £5 (unwaged £0)

Feminist Library Webinar discussing the Feminist Library’s Black History Month Exhibition and Stella Dadzie’s new book

Join us for a conversation between Lola Olufemi and Stella Dadzie Read More

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Grain Online Talk: Polly Braden

Polly Braden is a documentary photographer whose work features an ongoing conversation between the people she photographs and the environment in which they find themselves. Highlighting the small, often unconscious gestures of her subjects, Polly particularly enjoys long-term, in depth collaborations that in turn lends her photographs a unique, quiet intimacy. Polly has produced a Read More

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Women: Discovering the work of Female Photographers

24 October 2020
9am – 4.30pm
Free, book in advance

Let Us Now Praise Famous Women will explore the critical work of women writing about, collecting, and curating photography by women.

Key questions include how women’s voices are heard in the history and criticism of photography, the influence of the feminist movement on women photographers’ careers, and the Read More

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Human Gatherings a collective photography exhibition

This exhibition examines social gatherings—connecting individuals and communities.

With the new rule of (6) photographers explore their own archive looking back at a time of gatherings, clubs and protests.

Celebrating the archive, from the 1980s to present, with photographers and artists

Exhibitors include—Josie Barnes, Alex Brattel, Roz Cran, Stuart Griffiths, Sharon Haward, Amanda Jobson, Ian O’Leary, Wai Ho Read More

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Being in a State of Salax

In 1912 Ernest Jones, a student of Jung published a paper about the lustful fixation of humans towards salt. The salted paper technique was created in the mid-1830s by English scientist and inventor Henry Fox Talbot. The artists at Kanike have been obsessively working with this medium and would love for you to experience the Read More

L’impronta Del Reale

“Photography is the art of fixing a shadow” said William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877), the inventor of photography on paper, to which the Estensi Galleries dedicate, from 12 September 2020 to 10 January 2021, “L imprint of reality. William Henry Fox Talbot. At the origins of photography “. This is the first major Italian retrospective Read More

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Another Eye: Online Conference

Four Corners are delighted to announce the Another Eye conference, celebrating the contribution of women refugee photographers who came to Britain after 1933.  Presentations will cover these photographers’ work across portraiture, reportage, social documentary and architectural photography, and how the European cultural approaches that they brought with them informed British visual culture. In particular the Read More

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PHotoESPAÑA Discoveries 2020: Selected participant Marilene Ribeiro

PHotoESPAÑA presents the 2020 Discoveries participants who have been selected through an open call.

The PHE Discoveries Week is a professional meeting for photographers that is held every year, coinciding with the Official Inauguration of PHotoEspaña, at the headquarters of PIC.A Escuela Internacional Alcobendas PHotoEspaña, at Espacio Miguel Delibes.

All participants will have the opportunity to be Read More

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Between Mountains, Hills and Lakes

As the train departs from Zürich HB, where the iconic Mondaine railway clock hangs above the platform, the passengers are about to enter a world that will awaken their senses and leave them with visual experiences they won’t easily forget. The southbound journey to Lausanne, a city more than 200 kilometers from Zürich, is characterized Read More

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Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid, Nilupa Yasmin & Caroline Molloy

10th September
6pm – 8pm
£3 (plus booking fee)

This online event follows on from GRAIN and The New Art Gallery Walsall’s collaboration on the exhibition ‘Too Rich A Soil’ which opened on the 15th November 2019 and closed early due to lockdown. The exhibition presented new Read More

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1000 Words: Curator Conversations #15 Renée Mussai

Renée Mussai is Senior Curator and Head of Curatorial & Collections at Autograph, London. Mussai has organised numerous exhibitions in Europe, Africa and America, and over the past few years curated a series immersive gallery installations with contemporary artists, including Zanele Muholi’s Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness (2017–present), Lina Iris Viktor’s Some Are Born To Endless Night — Read More

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Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other

Initiated during the first month of government-mandated lockdown, Autograph’s curatorial team Mark Sealy, Renée Mussai and Bindi Vora have been in close dialogue with a constituency of creative practitioners in the immediate artistic community, to develop this new series of artist commissions under the overarching title Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other. Read More

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NMWA: Learn about gender inequity in the arts with some eye-opening facts

National Museum of Women in the Arts (USA) presents data on gender inequality in the arts


The Numbers Don’t Lie

The truth is that women have never been treated equally in the art world, and today they remain dramatically underrepresented and undervalued in museums, galleries, and auction houses. Counting and quantifying won’t solve discrimination, but statistics are Read More

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Artists in 18 Major US Museums Are 85% White and 87% Male, Study Says BY Hakim Bishara / Hyperallergic

“In response, artist and data journalist Mona Chalabi offered her version of what the composition of a museum collection should look like if it were to represent the entire population.

In recent years, museums in the United States have been moving toward diversifying their permanent collections to remediate the historical underrepresentation of non-male and non-white artists.

However, a Read More

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Judith Butler The Force of Nonviolence

Judith Butler presents a lecture and live Q&A chaired by Amia Srinivasan that draws on her new book, which shows how an ethic of nonviolence must be connected to a broader political struggle for social equality.

The Force of Nonviolence argues that nonviolence is often misunderstood as a passive practice that emanates from a calm region Read More

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Front Row: Griselda Pollock

The Holberg Prize is awarded annually to a scholar who has made outstanding contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social sciences, law or theology. This year the 6 million Norwegian kroner prize (approximately £500,000) has been awarded to the British-Canadian art historian Professor Griselda Pollock who the judges described as “the foremost feminist Read More

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Shirley Baker A Different Age

James Hyman Gallery presents an online exhibition of largely unseen photographs by Shirley Baker selected from the British photographer’s Estate.

The exhibition, which goes live from 22 June to 24 July via the Gallery’s website, includes Baker’s rare colour work as well as a selection of iconic black and white images.

Focusing on Shirley Baker’s celebrated street Read More

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BBC: Coronavirus: Women photographers document lockdown

“The Association of Photographers f22 group aims to increase the visibility of women commercial photographers at all levels.

Formed in the 1980s, it was revived in 2019 to address inequality in the photographic industry.

And members have been documenting their experiences of lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Here is a selection of images, with descriptions by the photographers.”

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Masculinities In Conversation: Karen Knorr and Anna Fox / Barbican

Join photographers Karen Knorr and Anna Fox in conversation, as they discuss the aesthetics and socio-political issues explored in their photography.

Photographers Anna Fox and Karen Knorr sit in conversation with Sabina Jaskot-Gill, Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery. The discussion explores the aesthetic questions and socio-political issues broached by two important series of Read More

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Photography and Social-environmental Issues with Marilene Ribeiro and João Kulcsár

The Paranapiacaba Photography Festival (São Paulo, Brazil) will be officially launched this Wednesday, 06/05, where João Kulcsár will interview visual artist Marilene Ribeiro on the subject “Photography and Socio-environmental Issues” this Wed, 06/05, 22h (BST)

You can access the talk through the live stream via the Festival Instagram account HERE
or by following the direct link.

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Review of ‘Another Eye: Women Refugee Photographers in Britain after 1933’ by Ellie Howard /Photomonitor

Another Eye: Women Refugee Photographers in Britain 1933 – 1969 /

Reviewed by Ellie Howard 

27.02.20 – 02.05.20

Four Corners / London / England


“A survey of Jewish émigré photographers, titled Another Eye: women refugee photographers in Britain after 1993, begins with poignancy. Slightly jaundiced and rumpled at the corners, the framed pages of Erika Koch’s album show photographs of relaxed Read More

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The Interval

Whilst everything is up in the air, Work-Show-Grow is here to support and motivate; encouraging you to learn, create and connect. Work-Show-Grow is hosting a free programme of virtual events over the next four weeks with a packed schedule of artist talks and Live Q&As, positive mental health activities and creative exercises. The programme is Read More

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City Women: Photographs by Hannah Starkey

In 2019, the Guildhall Art Gallery appointed Hannah Starkey as Guildhall Artist-in-Residence. The residency aimed to support an artist in the development of new work created in and about the Square Mile. The theme for the inaugural residency was ‘Celebrating City Women’.

For over twenty years Starkey has dedicated her photographic practise to the representation of Read More

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Women in Art and Culture

On the occasion of Women’s History Month, the Museum of Art & Photography in collaboration with the Bangalore International Centre is hosting a special edition of its lecture series called ‘Women in Art & Culture’ by four Indian women prominent in their respective fields.

Thursday, 5 March 2020

Pushpamala N.: Chronicles of the Phantom Lady: Humour, wit Read More

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Velvet Black – Notes by Fleur Olby

Velvet Black – Notes is Fleur Olby’s first solo show combining her series ‘Velvet Black’ and ‘Notes’.

Velvet Black is a present-day ode to Victorian plant shows, with black velvet backdrops and their cultivation of indoor-outdoor window theatres. The series started as a photographic notebook of planting a garden, and is resonant of a flower press, Read More

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Zanjir: Amak Mahmoodian

Amak Mahmoodian’s Zanjir (Translation: “chain”) presents a body of photographs that cross great distances – reaching through history to bring the earliest images of Iranian photography into the present, across oceans to invite Mahmoodian’s family and friends; and across the border between life and death.

In 2004, Mahmoodian visited the Golestan museum and undertook an archival Read More

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Hasselblad Heroines a Celebration of Female Photographers

Hasselblad Heroines shines a light on talented female photographers from around the globe as they make their mark in the photographic industry. Through these spotlights, each Heroine shares their experiences in their career, challenges they’ve encountered in a typically male-dominated industry and inspiration in their art through short video interviews.

By putting a spotlight on these Read More

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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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Annegret Soltau: Spider

Since the beginning of her career in the 1970s, Annegret SOLTAU has championed an experimental approach to art, challenging the conventional notions of representation through performance, photography and collage. While the focus of Soltau’s work never ventures far from the female body and its bodily processes, often incorporating images of herself, at the heart of Read More

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The Photographers’ Gallery: Doris Derby’s talk

Talk: Doris Derby

March 6, 2020, 18.30

Join the American civil rights photographer for this special talk

Known for her work during the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, this is a unique opportunity to hear from activist and documentary photographer Dr Doris Derby. Derby is widely recognised for her explorations of Black history and culture, producing thousands of photographs documenting Read More

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Beg Steal and Borrow

Recycling, borrowing, stealing, shamelessly ripping off… artists scavenge. They remix. They find new pathways, links and meanings. They plunder from past or present to create debate. In ‘steal this essay’ Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson poses the question: ‘What imagery is so pervasive that claims of ownership seem facile? And are artists in their ability and need Read More

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Mandy Barker: Our Plastic Ocean

Our Plastic Ocean, by international award-winning photographer Mandy Barker, addresses the current global crisis of marine plastic pollution. Barker collects debris from shorelines across the world and transforms them into powerful and captivating images. The exhibition, which is traveling from Impressions Gallery where it was conceived, is the first major touring retrospective of her work.

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Quinn: A Journey

Quinn is an installation by photographer, artist and writer Lottie Davies.

It is the fictional story of a young man, William Henry Quinn, who walks from the south west of England to the far north of Scotland in post-Second World War Britain. Although fictional, the work responds to the real-world experiences of young men and women Read More

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Conference | Darkrooms and representations: histories of photography, film and exploration

The role of photography and film has often been relegated to that of illustration, yet its uses – as a visual record, in scientific research, education and travelogues – have been varied and at times ingenious.

From experimentation with technologies in extreme environments (telephoto lenses, glass plate negatives, flashlight photography, chrono-photography, photomicrography, cinematography) to the practices Read More

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Another Eye: Women Refugee Photographers in Britain from 1933

This Women’s History Month, Four Corners celebrate some remarkable women who escaped Nazi persecution and helped to transform Britain’s photography scene.

During the 1930s, more than 80,000 refugees came to Britain from Nazi-dominated Europe. Amongst those escaping anti-Semitic and political persecution were a surprising number of women photographers. Often established practitioners, these women brought fresh, modernist Read More

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International Bursary: Awarded to Laura Dicken

GRAIN Projects, New Art West Midlands, Aarhus Center for Visual Art (AaBKC) and Galleri Image are delighted to announce that Laura Dicken has been selected as the successful recipient of the International Bursary 2020. Laura will now undertake a period of research in Aarhus, Denmark, in March 2020.

Laura’s research proposal was selected by representatives from Read More

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Haley Morris-Caferio – The Bully Pulpit

TJ Boulting is delighted to present their first solo show with American artist Haley Morris-Cafiero. Part performer, part artist, part provocateur, part spectator, for this latest series ‘The Bully Pulpit’ Haley played cyber bullies at their own game. After being trolled about her appearance when her previous project ‘The Watchers’ went viral, she went about 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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Claudia Andujar The Yanomami Struggle

The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain is pleased to announce the largest exhibition to date dedicated to the work of Claudia Andujar. For over five decades, she has devoted her life to photographing and protecting the Yanomami, one of Brazil’s largest indigenous group.

Based on four years of research in the photographer’s archive, this new exhibition Read More

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International Women’s Day 2020: women with influence

A week-long programme featuring panel discussions and a film screening, as well as workshops and courses. From patrons to historians, the Royal Academy of Art celebrate the influential women working to support art and artists.

In this programme of events to mark International Women’s Day 2020, the RA examine the impact women have had on the Read More

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The Roadmap to Equality in the Arts in the Netherlands

A conference that addresses the under-representation and misrepresentation of women artists, WOC and nonbinary artists.

The conference The Roadmap to Equality in the Arts in the Netherlands aims to raise awareness, gather available data and mobilise existing networks and collective knowledge in order to establish a gender equality roadmap in the arts in the Netherlands. With Read More

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In Practice: Total Disbelief

In Practice: Total Disbelief considers artistic engagements with dimensions of doubt as they contribute to the formation of social life. Across media, the works in the exhibition engage formal tools that uphold belief and produce what we consider to be true – narrative and cinematic tropes, photographic technologies, empiricism, and others – and use them Read More

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The Art of Leadership

The Arts Council England are kicking 2020 off with their new podcast series. The Art of Leadership hosts guests from across the sector and beyond, sharing ideas around good leadership and governance.

Episode 1 discusses what makes a good board? What makes a bad one? Where’s the line between the executive and the trustees? Join host Read More

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Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media / The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum

40 Brunswick Square
London WC1N 1AZ

January 24 – April 26, 2020

Portraying Pregnancy is a major exhibition exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, over 500 years.

Until the twentieth century, many women spent most of their adult years pregnant. Despite this, pregnancies are seldom apparent in surviving portraits. This exhibition brings together images Read More

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Exhibition ‘Reversible’ by Constance Nouvel

Centre Photographique d’Île-de-France (CPIF)

107, avenue de la République FR – 77340 Pontault-Combault

January 19 – April 5, 2020

Réversible is the third part of Constance Nouvel’s project. The first part, Atlante, was unveiled at In Situ – fabienne leclerc gallery in Paris and this was followed by Solstice, which was presented at the Le Point du Read More

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RAKE Collective

RAKE is a new visual research collective that uses open source data to investigate and visualise a variety of unseen and obscured subjects across society, business and politics, including human rights violations, government censorship, hidden histories, corruption, surveillance and bureaucratic violence. RAKE pushes the boundaries of traditional photojournalism and reportage, using evolving investigation techniques to Read More

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Kyrgyzstan launched its first ‘Feminnale’ for feminist art. Then the censors arrived / by Erica X Eisen / CALVERT Journal

Bishkek’s Feminnale kicked off a fight against the patriarchy. But with government censorship, the struggle is proving even more difficult than artists predicted.

“No one has ever censored her out before,” Kazakh artist Zoya Falkova says. “It’s just never happened.”

The “she” in question is Evermust, a sculpture composed of a black-and-red punching bag shaped like a Read More

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Photography Space & Violence: A Workshop

When: 13 December 2019, 10:00 — 17:00
Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square, Keynes Library

A collaboration between Birkbeck Research Centres: the Centre for History and Theory of Photography; the Centre for Architecture, Space & Society and the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities.

This workshop is focused on photography as a tool for representing places where routine or
traumatic violence Read More

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Charlene Heath to Circulate and Disperse: Jo Spence, Terry Dennett, and a Still Moving Archive

There are over one-hundred high quality colour photocopies, home computer printouts, and digital files of British photographer Jo Spence’s work held in the collection at the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) in Toronto, Canada – the largest repository of her memorial archive. Spence (British, 1934–1992) was a radical London-based activist, socialist-feminist photographer, writer, educator and collaborator Read More

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A professional development programme in Manchester for artists, makers and photographers.
Collaboratively developed and delivered by a-n The Artists Information Company, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Craft & Design Centre and Redeye, the Photography Network. Four full-day sessions will be led by arts sector experts, focusing on core business skills: writing, pitching, project management and promotion. In all Read More

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Rebel Goddess Dragana Jurisic & Catherine McWilliams

Seen Fifteen is delighted to announce a new exhibition of photography and painting by artists
Dragana Jurišic´ and Catherine McWilliams. REBEL GODDESS brings together works by both artists
that draw inspiration from legends of ancient goddesses as a conduit for comment on contemporary
issues. In Greek mythology, Gaia was the ‘mother’ of Earth who gave birth to the Read More

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Immersive Technology Week at the Digital Hub

The Digital Hub Immersive Technology Week takes place from 14th to 20th November and will allow clients of The Digital Hub and the wider community the opportunity to learn about and get hands on experience of the latest in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

There will be a number of workshops and drop-in sessions throughout the Read More

Paris Photo 2019 Conversations: Fannie Escoulen, Delphine Bedel, Anna Fox and Anna-Alix Koffi

Which tools for the visibility of woman photographer on an European scale ?

November 9th

Discussion between Anna Fox (Photographer, Professor of Photography at UCA / Fast Forward: Women in Photography), Delphine Bedel (Artist, Éditor, Founder of Meta/Books, Amsterdam) and Anna-Alix Koffi (Founder of the magazine Woman paper and Something we africans got).
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Delphine Bedel: How Women Invented the Photobook

CONTACT Women and Photobooks Symposium
May 4, 2019 @ AGO’s Jackman Hall, Toronto, Canada

Publishing was, historically, the privileged medium to circulate images, and women used it to claim their artistic, economic, political and sexual independence. Although their contribution to the history of photography and to publishing was definitive and groundbreaking in many areas, the publications Read More

Feminism in Italian Contemporary Art

In a special collaboration with Marinella SENATORE and gallery artist Silvia GIAMBRONE, this exhibition brings together two leading artists to explore Feminism in Italian Contemporary Art. Curated by Paola Ugolini, the exhibition is a visual representation of struggle, resistance and growing awareness in the belief that art can trigger a constructive dialogue–overcoming differences in gender, Read More

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Catherine McCormack, academic and expert in the field of maternal themes in art, curates a two-part exhibition exploring maternal experience and subjectivity.

The first exhibition explores the idea of ‘matrescence,’ a term developed byanthropologist Dana Raphael in 1973 in an attempt to theorise the transitional period of shifting the body and psyche in the process of Read More

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Seven Artists

Grey Gallery is a nomadic entity working with artists, writers and musicians on a project by project basis and returns to Eleven Spitalfields, newly reconfigured with a beautiful double height main gallery and retaining the ground floor of the early Georgian townhouse which hosted previous exhibitions since 2010. This new exhibition brings together the work Read More

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Photography Now 2019: The Searchers

The Center for Photography at Woodstock is pleased to announce Photography Now 2019, juried by Maurice Berger and Marvin Heiferman. Featured artists include Cynthia Bittenfield, Martha Díaz-Adam, Maureen R. Drennan, Nona Faustine, Luther Konadu, Sara Macel, Jean L. Sousa and Derrick D. Woods-Morrow.

Today, the search for identity—the need to understand and represent who we are Read More

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Decolonizing documentary photography: The RAWIYA collective in Palestine. By Sherena Razek / AWARE

“What can images that move do for people who cannot? What can documentary photography as a practice, form, and genre do in its ubiquitous, global circulation for those rendered immobile by colonial occupation?

More specifically this thesis asks: How do contemporary Middle Eastern women photographers working in Palestine, throughout the Middle East, and the diaspora contest Read More

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16 Narrow Quay
Bristol BS1 4QA

September 14 – December 15, 2019

A large-scale exhibition of international artists, highlighting the experiences of women and celebrating their triumphs – and showing how the struggle for liberation is ongoing and hard-won.

Just like moons and like suns,

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LOOK Photo Biennial 2019

Worldwide, many countries are reinforcing their borders and turning increasingly inwards, but a collective international awareness is also on the rise. Global issues must be tackled from a sense of global belonging; this edition of LOOK Photo Biennial seeks to encourage this belonging. As a medium, photography is equipped for this: images are shareable, accessible Read More

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I AM WOMAN: an exhibition

a photography exhibition and live music event to celebrate the work of 20 photographers form around the world.

Wed, 11 September 2019 18:30 – 21:30 BST

Hart’s Lane London SE14

Alongside our second print issue, shado has produced a 3-month photography project with 18 photographers around the world where each photographer has responded to the brief I AM Read More

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Domesticated Land 2012 – 2019

Higher Pictures is pleased to present Susan Lipper’s Domesticated Land, her third show with the gallery. Preceded by Grapevine (1988−92) and trip (1993−99) and following a thirteen-year hiatus, Domesticated Land – begun in 2012 and continuing into the present day – brings Lipper’s familiar feminist, utopian-seeker persona further West into the California desert.

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STREET / FORM investigates photography’s relationship with the urban landscape and street culture. The juxtaposition of shape and form, the encounters with the unknown, the intimacy with strangers. 70 photographers from around the world find inspiration in the street.

Shutter Hub have teamed up with one of the most exciting street art festivals in the world, and have Read More

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Fast Forward conference at Tate Modern

Goshogaoka Girls Basketball Team: Ayako Sano 1997 Sharon Lockhart born 1964 Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of Heidi L. Steiger 2012



30 November 2019, 10.30–17.00
1 December 2019, 10.30–18.00
2 December 2019, 10.30–14.00

Please join our conference to discuss how the framing of photographic practice can be reimagined. Following two inspiring international conferences about the role of Women Photographers, held at Tate Modern in 2015 and National Gallery of Art in Lithuania Read More

BOP Bristol 19 / Artist Talks

Tickets are now available for the BOP Bristol 19 programme of artist talks.

BOP Bristol 19 is a brand new photobook festival hosted by Martin Parr Foundation and The Royal Photographic Society at Paintworks, Bristol.

The festival brings together a diverse range of photobook publishers and sellers from the UK and Europe providing an opportunity for photographers Read More

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Women in Art: Is it all about talent?

Finnish Museum pf Photography

Discussion “Women in Art: Is it all about talent?”
Wednesday August 28 at 5.30pm – 8pm.

The question of talent is often mentioned as justifying the absence of women in art exhibitions. But is it all about talent?

The photographers Marie Docher (FR), Karen Knorr(UK), Elina Brohterus (FI) and Hertta Kiiski (FI) participate in the discussion. The Read More

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The Natural Woman : a violation of community guidelines by Emily Rose Larson / Foto Femme United

Social media’s censorship of women’s bodies is deeply problematic. The ever changing guidelines for what is and isn’t acceptable on platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are inherently sexist and arbitrary. The intense suppression of the female form harms artists and reinforces dangerous and warped ideas regarding value that women have been battling for Read More

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A Portrait Of…

Portraits change the way we understand one another. Whether this is professional photos, selfies on Instagram or snapshots of our friends, the photos that we take of ourselves and each other speak volumes about who we are and who we want to be.

Through portraits, we come face to face with someone else: they create a Read More

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Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape

Her Ground at Flowers Gallery in London uses landscape as a thematic focus to consider relationships between genre and gender. The term landscape, a principle category in Western art, is used in relation to the visible features of an area of land, often depicting human relationships to place and the environment. This exhibition looks at the specificity of viewpoint, addressing the Read More

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Resist: be modern (again) | Performance, Publication and Talks

Curated by Alice Maude-Roxby and Stefanie Seibold, Resist: be modern (again) at John Hansard Gallery explores the practices of women artists, designers and writers of the 1920s and 30s through the work of contemporary artists.

These early pioneering women were important ground breakers for their time, many of their ideas are reverberating until today. Their battles against Read More

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HERstory Camille Morineau


The interview was filmed on May 15, 2019 at Synesthesia MMAINTENANT, Saint-Denis – as part of the Lou-Maria Le Brusq secondary residence exhibition program – on an invitation from Julie Crenn and Pascal Lièvre, as part of the Lines of Lives exhibition – an exhibition of legends. Collective exhibition from March 30 to August 25, Read More

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Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors were women. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of representation from women.

Let’s change that.

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Transformative Moments

Williamson Art Gallery
Slatey Road, Birkenhead,
Wirral, CH43 4UE

15 June – 26 July 2019

Photographer Stephanie Wynne and women from Wirral Change, a BME outreach centre,
present ‘Transformative Moments’ at the Williamson Art Gallery this June.

 The women came together during 2018 to mark and celebrate the centenary of the crucial point in British history when some women Read More

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Time to think

An exhibition of photography reflecting on the work of women in the 21st century and celebrating 145 female-identifying photographers from around the world curated and presented by Shutterhub in partnership with Festival Pil’Ours.

145 female photographers, 435 images, from across 15 different countries. It’s Time To Think and Shutterhub are proud to be taking this inclusive Read More

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Report shows limited progress in representation of women artists in public institutions, whilst commercial galleries still favour men / A-N

Freelands Foundation survey of the UK’s art sector highlights incremental progress in the public sector, but commercial galleries are still lagging behind in their representation of women artists.

A new report by the Freelands Foundation has shown that there has been limited progress in the representation of women artists in public institutions, with career success in Read More

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Foto Femme United / France

Foto Femme United is an international women’s photography collective and community established and based in Paris, France. Our mission is multi-layered. To start, we believe that empowering women in photography around the world is vital. The ratio of successful male photographers to female photographers is 3:1. We challenge the white male gaze that exists in Read More

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100 Years Opening of the Berlin Art Academy for Women
Exhibition from June 17, 2019 to October 13, 2019

Schloss Biesdorf, Alt-Biesdorf 55, Berlin

with Birgit Bellmann (graphic print), Alke Brinkmann (painting), Ines Doleschal (collage), Else (Twin) Gabriel (photography, video, painting), Ellen Kobe (performance, installation), Coco Kühn (installation), Petra Lottje (video, drawing), Seraphina Lanz (wall piece, object), Cornelia Renz 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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20:20 Stories of Moving Lineage

In collaboration with Salusbury World Refugee Centre and London College of Communication 20:20 focuses on the visual re-telling of 20 oral histories collected from 20 refugees who came to the UK 20 years ago.

This multi-media experience focuses on stories of homeland, adaptations to exile and celebration of resilience from refugees who came to the UK Read More

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Beyond the Perfect Image at Wellcome Collection

Beyond the Perfect Image

15 June 2019—16 June 2019

What you’ll do

Join us to celebrate ageing and reflect on illness through a programme of performances, screenings and discussions about what defines a healthy body.

On Saturday, take part in a programme of events including stand-up comedy, singing from St Christopher’s Hospice Community Choir, screening of artists’ films and Read More

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Show and Tell: Women’s Voices in Audio Arts, Professor Jean Wainwright in conversation with Lucia Farinati at Tate Britain

From the volume Feminist Issues in Contemporary Art (1979) to the publications of several interviews with artists including Laurie Anderson, Tracey Emin, Rose Garrard, Susan Hiller, Mary Kelly, Tina Keane, Georgina Starr, Mona Hatoum, Runa Islam, Silvia C. Ziranek (to mention just a few) Audio Arts Magazine featured a significant and diverse spectrum of women’s Read More

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Dana Lixenberg in conversation with Magda Keaney

For the annual Photo London keynote, The National Portrait Gallery are pleased to announce Dutch documentary photographer Dana Lixenberg (Amsterdam, 1964). She joins Magda Keaney, Senior Curator, Photographs to discuss her recently exhibited series American Images, which comprises a selection of portraits of American icons who have been instrumental in shaping today’s popular culture. Many Read More

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100 First Women Portraits in Liverpool

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 Read More

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Two exhibitions at AUTOGRAPH / London

AUTOGRAPH presents two exhibitions
26 APRIL – 17 AUGUST 2019


Lola Flash 

Working at the forefront of genderqueer visual politics for more than three decades, photographer Lola Flash’s work challenges stereotypes and gender, sexual, and racial preconceptions.

Her art and activism are profoundly connected, fuelling a life-long commitment to visibility and preserving Read More

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Milla Talassalo 3

Milla Talassalo’s exhibition is a study of triplet sisterhood. In the exhibition, entitled 3, Talassalo examines individuality and her own identity in relation to her sibling counterparts.

It is difficult to explain triplet sisterhood. The finest aspect is the phenomena of feeling, periodically, understood without words. For Talassalo, her sisters’ worries are her worries, and their Read More

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An Artist Residency in Motherhood

A self-directed, open-source artist residency to empower and inspire artists who are also mothers.

You don’t have to apply. It doesn’t cost anything, it’s fully customisable, and you can be in residence for as long as you choose. You don’t even have to travel, the residency takes place entirely inside your own home and everyday life. An Artist Residency in Motherhood is Read More

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Women battling sexism in photography – a picture essay

From equipment ‘designed by men for men’ to clients assuming they’re the makeup artist, female photographers are still fighting against the tide.

by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

Push-ups and photography aren’t normal bed partners. But when Cybele Malinowski was starting out as a young photography assistant in 2005, she was told to do 100 push-ups a day. The reason? Read More

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There And Not There

Victoria J. Dean and Sharon Murphy share a concern with landscape and with interventions in the landscape: built structures that emanate ambiguous force or presence; and semi-allegorical child-figures who are sited or staged in different natural settings. Dean’s practice explores the human propensity to rationalise space, in the context of place and landscape, while Murphy’s Read More

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A “male artist” is a contradiction in terms

Over half a century has passed since the publication of Valerie Solanas’ SCUM Manifesto. Taking its cue from Chiara Fumai’s rendering of the radical feminist manifesto, this panel discussion attempts to unpack the complexities of being a non-male artist and the ways feminism can act as an antidote in an inherently patriarchal art system.

The panel, Read More

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Bedrooms of London

In partnership with The Childhood Trust, Bedrooms of London presents a new body of work by photographer Katie Wilson highlighting the damaging consequences for children arising from the shortage of social housing in London. Focusing on the spaces in which children are sleeping, the photographs are shown alongside first-hand narratives from families collected and written Read More

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Richard Saltoun Gallery: 100% Women

From March 2019, Richard Saltoun Gallery is dedicating 100% of its programme to women. This 12-month programme is part of the gallery’s long-standing commitment to supporting under-recognised and under-represented female artists. 100% Women aims to protest the gender inequality that persists in the art world and encourage wider industry action through debate, dialogue and collaboration.

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Furies, Fairies, Visionaries

Pen + Brush celebrates over a century of being the only non-profit in New York exclusively devoted to the showcasing and support of women contemporary artists and writers with their inaugural exhibition
Furies, Fairies, Visionaries.
This exhibition features works by thirty artists utilizing the visual languages of both fantasy and abstraction to claim and create space. Addressing gender, Read More

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Women in Photography: A History of British Trailblazers

The upcoming exhibition at The Lightbox gallery and museum, Women in Photography: A History of British Trailblazers (30 January 2019 – 2 June 2019) will feature around 70 works including Turner Prize winners and nominees and Venice biennale exhibitors such as Helen Sear, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Hannah Collins, Gillian Wearing and Jane and Louise Wilson. The works featured will Read More

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Maria Kapajeva: Test Shooting

Maria Kapajeva’s solo exhibition showcasing her video work Test Shooting opens at CBS Digital Artspace in Copenhagen, Denmark January 15- February 15 with Artist Talk February 1st from 3-5pm.

Test Shooting focuses on the interaction between the sexes testing the absurdities of the stereotypical presentation of female attractiveness.

Test Shooting won the Runner-Up award at FOKUS Video Art Read More

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UCA Farnham: Graduate Photography Show

The Lightbox gallery and museum is delighted to welcome back the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham for an exhibition showcasing the very best artwork from MFA photography students. The UCA photography department has a reputation for educating some of the most innovative photographers of our time. This exhibition will offer visitors a unique Read More

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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South Caucasus Moving Museum of Photography in Yerevan, 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

The Female Gaze: Activism through Instagram

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

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

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

Exhibition Opening – Island Hoping – Christina Dimitriadi

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

V&A Photography Centre Phase 1 Opens.

Phase One of the V&A Photography Centre is now open. To mark this occasion, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge undertook her first visit to the V&A as Royal Patron on October 10, ahead of the Centre’s public opening on October 12.

More information about Phase One and the inaugural display in the Photography Read More

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V&A Conference – Collecting Photography/Photography as Collecting

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


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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

Artist Talk – Chloe Dewe Matthews

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


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

Bluecoat: Artists’ talks

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

I’m Home Exhibition and events, Blank100 Gallery

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

Carole Evans Exhibition, PV and artist talk

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

SACAC: Illustrated talk by Sabeena Gadihoke

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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Aperture & Paris Photo Photobook Awards Shortlist Announced

Aperture and Paris Photo have announced the shortlist for the 2018 PhotoBook Awards.

The shortlist selection was made by Lucy Gallun, associate curator in the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art; Kristen Lubben, executive director of the Magnum Foundation; Yasufumi Nakamori, PhD, incoming senior curator of international art (photography) at Tate Modern, London; Lesley A. Martin, creative Read More

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Symposium: Women FIX Photography

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

Artist Candice Breitz Called Out a Düsseldorf Museum for Its Male-Dominated Show… BY Hili Perlson / ArtNet News

“An exhibition at Düsseldorf’s prestigious NRW Forum has become a lightning rod in the German art world and set off a tense debate over representation due to its sparse inclusion of women artists.

The row began on social media and gained steam after the Berlin-based, South African artist Candice Breitz and the Vienna-based curator Verena Kaspar-Eisert initiated Read More

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

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

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


We believe in changing the lives of women, one camera at a time.

Women whose voices are rarely if ever heard, from domestic helpers in Hong Kong to children of sex workers in Pakistan, are taking photos thanks to Lensational’s photography training. These photos reflect their thoughts, emotions and dreams. At Lensational, we imagine a world 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

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

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

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

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

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

Memorial to all Women Edited out of History by Viktorija Rusinaite

Memorial to all Women Edited out of History

A staggering story is enfolding in Lithuania.

In 1965 Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre visited Nida, USSR. The main motive for the visit is said to be J. P. Sartre’s affair with Lenina Zonina* who was his translator and official interpreter during his numerous visits to USSR.

Writers Mykolas Read More

‘First Women’ – 100 Portraits by Anita Corbin

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

Women by Women Exhibition

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

Weibke Leister: Echoes and Callings

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

Radical Visions: the cultural politics of Camerawork 1972-1985

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

Dead Water – Photography by Marilene Ribeiro & Participants

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

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On ethics and good practice: an open discussion to be had in Africa / EYONART / by Christine Eyene

n Thursday 17 May 2018, South African writer and former Artthrob editor Matthew Blackman published an article announcing that an inquiry was being launched into the professional conduct of Mark Coetzee, the former executive director and chief curator of Zeitz MOCAA – Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town. The article speaks of “unconfirmed rumours” of “abuses Read More

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

© David Meskhi. Abstract Body. 2017

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


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

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

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

The Discrete Channel with Noise – Clare Strand

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

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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Geekender: Towards a Feminist Internet

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

In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

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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Indians Celebrating India at Houston FotoFest

Photography in India is a paradox. There are ample commercial opportunities, but few schools devoted to the medium. So, for the people of the world’s seventh largest country — with a population expected to overtake China — choosing a career in photography means either learning on the job or studying outside the country.

“There is very Read More

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Sarah Jones

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

There and not there

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

Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Michelle Henning

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


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

Mutations – Indo French image encounters

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

Susan Meiselas’s retrospective at Jeu de Paume, Paris

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

Photoforum PASQUART: two solo exhibitions

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

NOW: A dialogue on female Chinese contemporary artists

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

Dragana Jurisic | My Own Unknown

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

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

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