Journal

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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In Development SOLO EXHIBITION BY LOLA FLASH

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

Autograph is developing a new exhibition of Flash’s work – her first major solo exhibition in London for more than 15 years.

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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.

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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

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.

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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

#LaPartDesFemmes

invited by

PARIS PHOTO

A MANIFESTO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

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

PARIS PHOTO 2018: WOMEN, THE EXCEPTION AN UNDER-REPRESENTATION OF GENDER IN PHOTOGRAPHY?

WOMEN, THE EXCEPTION AN UNDER-REPRESENTATION OF GENDER IN PHOTOGRAPHY?
Organised by Fannie ESCOULEN
Thursday 8 November

AUDITORIUM – LEVEL 1

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.

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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

Lensational

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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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‘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.

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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

Exhibition. MARCIA MICHAEL: I AM NOW YOU – MOTHER

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

WOMEN LOOK AT WOMEN

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

Mediations

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

‘Tribe’ a photography exhibition

Tribe is a collaborative exhibition of photography by mid-career professional artists. Their work is a narrative, addressing issues of family, history, love and loss. The artists are a group of women from all over the US.

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Lola Flash: 1986 – Present

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

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

Alfredo Jaar Is on a Mission to Photograph Inspirational Women Around the World by Sarah Cascone / Artnet News

“In 2011, Alfredo Jaar presented a modest exhibition, Three Women, at Paris’s Galerie Kamel Mennour. The show included three tiny photographs illuminated by six large paparazzi-like tripods. The contrast in scale was meant to draw attention to the fact that the subjects—all women activists with towering achievements—had been overlooked….

After Jaar completed Three Women—which Read More

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Women Seen by Women

WOMEN SEEN BY WOMEN

A special award celebrating the 10th Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers juried by Analy Werbin, Senior Curator of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography

Selected among 720 entries from 42 countries, and after a preselection done by the curatorial team of the Photography Gala Awards, the Read More

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REDeye – Meeting point

Meeting Point

A full day symposium focusing on how photographers and artists engage with communities and establish networks that help them to forge successful careers. This event is in partnership with the University of Salford School of Arts and Media.

A good network can provide you with encouragement, advice, direction and experience.  A poor network could Read More

Representation of Female Artists in Britain in 2016 (Research paper No.1) by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

Research Paper No.1

Representation of Female Artists in Britain

Research compiled by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

The following report was commissioned by Freelands Foundation in order to establish current and objective data in relation to the representation of female artists. The intention of the report is to contribute to existing debates, as well as to aid the Foundation in making Read More

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Representation of Female Artists in Britain in 2016 (Research paper No.2) by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

Research Paper No.2

Representation of Female Artists in Britain in 2016

 

Research compiled by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

The following report was commissioned by the Freelands Foundation. The intention of the report is to provide up-to-date data on the representation of women in the art world, in order to sustain and provoke a critical awareness of gender parity in the Read More

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First color photos of Ireland taken by two French women in 1913 by Michelle K Smith / Irish Central

“These stunning pictures, taken by Marguerite Mespoulet and Madeleine Mignon-Alba during their trip to Ireland in 1913, are believed to be the first color photos of Ireland ever taken.

The French women were part of a world-wide project titled “The Archives of the Planet.” French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn created the project to compose a “kind Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

URBAN ENCOUNTERS 2017: CARTOGRAPHIES – conference at Tate Britain

​Join artists, photographers and researchers for our annual conference focusing on cities and urban spaces

For its tenth year anniversary, under the theme of ‘Cartographies’, this two-day event explores how we make sense of places through visual, sonic and photographic representations, across a variety of global contexts. Bringing together a wide range of international artists, urban Read More

Local/Global Dynamics in Feminism and Contemporary Art conference, Middlesex University, 3 July 2017

The conference, Local/Global Dynamics in Feminism and Contemporary Art, was designed as a celebration of the 20 years of n.paradoxa (1998-2017).

SPEAKERS:
Katy Deepwell (founder and editor of n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal and Professor of Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism, Middlesex University)
Giulia Lamoni (art historian, Investigadora FCT, Instituto de Historio de Arte, Lisbon)
Ebru Yetiskin (curator, Associate Professor in Sociology, Media Theory, Digital Humanities. Read More

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11th African Biennale of Photography: Rencontres de Bamako

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

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OPEN LETTER & CAMPAIGN: We are not surprised.

“We are not surprised.

We are gallerists, artists, writers, editors, curators, directors, arts administrators, assistants, and interns – workers of the art world – and we have been groped, undermined, harassed, infantilised, scorned, threatened, and intimidated by those in positions of power who control access to resources and opportunities. We have held our tongues, threatened by Read More

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

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

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

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

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Women in Photography NYC

Launched in June 2008, Women in Photography is an innovative website founded by artists Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips that showcases the work of women artists. The internet-based project focuses on exhibiting work outside of the traditional model of the commercial art world, allowing it to reach a global audience and to provide opportunities at Read More

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

Fast Forward: Women in Photography – Lithuanian Edition

3 – 4 November, 2017

National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania

Building on the success of the Fast Forward conference at Tate Modern in 2015, co-organised by Tate, University for the Creative Arts (UCA) along with Photography Archive Research Centre (PARC) at University of the Arts London, Lithuanian Photographers Association and Read More

Talks

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

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

 

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

Keynes Library (room 114)

Dr. AnnaLea Tunesi (independent scholar)

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


Stefano Bardini, Self-portrait.

 

This paper explores the importance of photography in Read More

A Woman’s Place: project curated by Day+Gluckman

A catalyst and umbrella for cultural projects and advocacy where female equality provides the contextual backbone.

A Woman’s Place Project CIC:

A catalyst and umbrella for cultural projects and advocacy where female equality provides the contextual backbone.
Working with artists, heritage, education, environmental and community partners to nurture ambitious high quality projects
Supporting women and people who identify as women who work Read More

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Remembering Sue Steward – writer, curator, picture editor and much more by Anne Braybon / BJP

“Sue was a well-known, respected, and liked figure in photography says Anne Braybon, photography historian and curator, and a close friend

Even Sue Steward, a writer who excelled in celebrating lives, might have struggled to write an obituary that unravelled the vibrant meshing of her own. She lived with ferocious energy and enthusiasm, and a genuine gift for friendship Read More

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The Venus Project By David Scheinmann

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

Curated by Tamar Arnon & Eli Zagury 

Exhibition dates: 22nd – 26th September 2017

Rosenfeld Porcini gallery
 37 Rathbone Street, London W1T 1NZ

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

Sunday 24th September 2017  6pm – 9pm

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

LACUNA Kate Nolan

New perspectives on the border in Ireland

9 Sept – 22 Oct 2017

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

 

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

Maria Kapajeva’s solo exhibition in Estonia

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

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

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

Brooklyn Museum, NY USA

APRIL 21–SEPTEMBER 17, 2017

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

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

Firecracker platform

Firecracker is platform dedicated to supporting women photographers.

Despite many fantastic women working with photographic media, the industry continues to be dominated by male counterparts.

Firecracker assists the promotion of women photographers by showcasing their work in a series of monthly online gallery features. Photographers are brought to our attention via a network of industry professionals Read More

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Zanele Muholi’s exhibition at Autograph ABP

ZANELE MUHOLI:

SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA, HAIL THE DARK LIONESS

 

In her first solo exhibition in London, South African visual activist Zanele Muholi (b 1972) presents her ongoing self-portrait series Somnyama Ngonyama.

In more than 60 photographs Muholi uses her body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive.

 

Taken primarily in Europe, North America Read More

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

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

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Chai Khana platform / The Caucasus

Chai Khana is an issue-based international media platform focusing on women, rural communities, and ethnic minorities, and giving voice to the under-represented across the Caucasus. Founded and managed by young women, the Tbilisi-based outlet uses innovative and experimental approaches in documentary photography, multimedia, and film. The name Chai Khana, tea house, represents a symbolic, collective Read More

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Exhibition Dis/Obedient Women – London

Dis/Obedient Women Exhibition

curated by Sari Patnaik

in association with Art Night London 2017

in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery

Opening July 1 6-12pm

Kobi Nazrul Centre, 30 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR

 

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

New Territories: Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices

International Workshop

Humboldt University of Berlin
16, 17 and 18 June 2017

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

Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora

Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora is an exclusive and commemorative bi-annual journal committed to establishing and representing a collective voice of women photographers of African descent. The inaugural issue of Mfon features 100 women photographers across the Diaspora. This iconic issue  features an introduction by Dr. Deborah Willis, MacArthur Fellow and Chair of Read More

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Conference: Local/Global Dynamics in Feminism and Contemporary Art

Venue: Middlesex University, Grove Building, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Middlesex University, London, NW4 4BT, UK.

Date: Monday 3 July 2017, 11-6pm.

This event is open to artists, academics and curators interested in feminism and contemporary art.

Katy Deepwell (founder and editor of n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal and Professor of Read More

Marysia Lewandowska: Women’s Audio Archive / Whitechapel Gallery

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

PARC: The Other Observers – Val Williams’ archive

Photography & the Archive Research Centre (PARC) at the London College of Communication invites you to the opening of The Other Observers: Women’s Photography in Britain – materials from the Val Williams Archive. 

Curated by PARC Graduate Associates Ana Ascobar and Jacqui Taylor as part of the Moose on the Loose outreach programme.

Women in Photography the Read More

HEWING WITTARE present a 3 woman show

HEWING WITTARE present a 3 woman show with Chudamani Clowes, Rebecca Glover and Anna Liber Lewis entitled ‘Shapeshifting – tactics to combat drowning’ as part of the E17 Art Trial 2017.

Saturday, June 10 – 2pm

OVERLAP : RELATIONSHIPS, REPUTATION AND LEGACY OF WOMEN ARTISTS

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

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Exhibition & Study Day: Reflecting on Charlotte Salomon

Reflecting on Charlotte Salomon

An Exhibition and Study Day at the Women’s Art Library organised by Goldsmith University of London

Study Day : 15.05.2017, 11.00-18.00
Special Collections Reading Room
The event is free of charge, but booking is required.

Exhibition: 01.05.2017-31.05.2017
Special Collections Foyer

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943), a German-Jewish artist who was killed Read More

DIFFUSION SYMPOSIUM

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

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

Building the Revolution examines artist involvement Read More

ECHOES FROM THE VAULT – Archive at St Andrews University reveals the work of photographer Franki Raffles

READING THE COLLECTIONS, WEEK 47: CELEBRATING WOMEN: THE FRANKI RAFFLES PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION

Spectacular work by photographer Franki Raffles

Born in Manchester and raised in London, Franki Raffles was an alumna of St Andrews University (MA in Moral Philosophy, 1977). After graduating she made her home in Scotland, first on the Isle of Lewis and later in Edinburgh, Read More

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REID GALLERY, GLASGOW – OBSERVING WOMEN AT WORK: FRANKI RAFFLES

Reid Gallery, The Glasgow School of Art, 4 March-27 April 2017  An exhibition of work by the feminist social documentary photographer

Franki Raffles (1955-94) was a feminist social documentary photographer. This exhibition Observing Women at Work presents a selection of photographs and material by Franki Raffles [1955-94] from three bodies of work, namely ‘Women Workers in the Read More

ARTIST STORY Helen Cammock at Fabrica, Brighton

Thu, April 27, 2017

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM BST

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

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

An Exhibition Offers a Visual Biography of Sylvia Plath, Including Her Little-Known Art by Allison Meier / Hyperallergic

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is opening a visual biography of the author Sylvia Plath, including her rarely-seen artwork.

“Since her suicide in 1963 at the age of 30, Sylvia Plath’s literary recognition has only grown, whether the ubiquitous assignment of her lone novel The Bell Jar in American high schools, or her posthumous Pulitzer Prize for poetry Read More

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History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – Lecture

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

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

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

Room G04

A collaboration with Birkbeck Architecture Space and Society Centre:

Sabine Wieber (Glasgow University)

‘Intimate Collaborations’ at the Photo Studio Elvira in Munich

Tag Gronberg (Birkbeck)

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

Patrizia Di Bello, (Birkbeck) 

Response: Read More

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

University of Brighton

School of Media

Edward Street Campus Lecture Theatre

28th Apr 2017 1:00pm-5:30pm

Nostalgia is a recurring theme of contemporary popular film, television and digital media. Reboots and remakes, sequels and spin-offs fill our screens. DVD box sets repackage old shows as new products. Digital techniques recreate the look of celluloid, old photography and early cinema, as Read More

British Journal Of Photography: Female Gaze

British Journal Of Photography: Female Gaze

Issue: May 2017

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

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Conference ‘photographies’ at University of Westminster

photographies journal was first published in 2007 to initiate theoretical and critical discussion of photography in local and global contexts.

To celebrate our 10th anniversary, photographies journal is holding a two-day conference. Bringing together a range of international speakers, it promises to be a defining event, engaging and interrogating the contemporary condition and currency of the Read More

The Partisan Coffee House / Four Corners Film

Four Corners is delighted to invite you to the opening of The Partisan Coffee House exhibition, which tells the fascinating story of London’s first socialist coffee house, an ‘anti-espresso’ bar. Founded by social historian Raphael Samuel and cultural theorist Stuart Hall in Soho 1958, the Partisan was the spiritual home of the New Left.

The exhibition Read More

Claire Lambe: Mother Holding Something Horrific

ACCA is proud to present a major exhibition of newly commissioned work by Melbourne-based, English-born artist Claire Lambe. Encompassing sculpture, photography and theatrical mise-en-scène, Lambe creates intimate and intense psychological spaces in an ambitious attempt to describe the human condition in its cruel reality and horrifying glory.

Known for her strange and often abject Read More

Engaging in Urban Image Making Symposium at Goldsmiths

09:30-17:00 Richard Hoggart Building

Room 137a Goldsmiths, University of London

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

The Problem of the Overlooked Female Artist: An Argument for Enlivening a Stale Model of Discussion by Ashton Cooper / Hyperallergic

The Problem of the Overlooked Female Artist: An Argument for Enlivening a Stale Model of Discussion

by Ashton Cooper for  Hyperallergic

“My intention here is not to call out museums or simplistic writing, but to point out the ways in which institutions and publications — both major and minor — are guilty of perpetuating a schematic and Read More

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BLINK: Anna Fox at Central Saint Martins

ANNA FOX / MA FASHION / CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS

12 – 26 APRIL 2017

In January this year, MA Fashion commissioned acclaimed British photographer Anna Fox to document the building of the final year collections. Over a two-month period, Fox engaged in fieldwork that reveals the process of fashion design at close quarters; in Read More

Tales of Motherhood by Jennie Klein / ARTPULSE

“Feminist artists have not always been interested in motherhood. Helen Million Ruby, one of the founding members of the activist group Mother Art and a student at the Feminist Studio Workshop in the Los Angeles Woman’s Building, was told by Judy Chicago that she couldn’t be a mother and an artist-the two were mutually exclusive. Chicago’s Read More

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Article: Women Photographers / Young Photography Now

On the occasion of the international women’s day on 8 March. Young Photography Now publishes a special report on women photographers in the world today.

Several events, publications and resources are gathered here to reflect the growing interest in women photographers and their recognition in the world of Visual arts. Women are very active in photography Read More

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Photography Group by London Metropolitan Archives

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

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

Women Photograph

This site is meant to be a resource for female* documentary and editorial photographers and the people who would like to hire them. Every photographer in this database is available for freelance assignments and has 5+ years of work experience.

If you are a picture editor, creative director, or someone who routinely hires photographers, please reach Read More

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Women in Photography

Women in Photography is an innovative website founded to give female photographers a platform to show their work to a global audience. Women from all over the world are welcome to submit their work. The aim is to give female artists a platform to show their work. Any female photographer is welcome to submit their work. Read More

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