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In our visual-first culture, image is everything. Snapping, sharing, scrolling – our photographic appetite is gargantuan. But how literate are we when it comes to photography? And why does it matter? For one, research just released by the Mental Health Foundation underscores the universal, morbid, psychological effects of exposure to images of unattainable, commerce-driven body Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
Migrant Mother, Migrant Gender
published by MACK
“I contend that in close comparison with Marian icons, the reason why this photograph continues to command attention is that it is not so simple or familiar a variant of the holy family imagery as it first appears.”
Sally Stein reconsiders Dorothea Lange’s iconic portrait of maternity and modern Read More
In recognition of International Women’s Day, Richard Saltoun will be screening Helen Chadwick’s Domestic Sanitation, a performance which took place in Brighton in 1976.
In The Latex Glamour Rodeo, five women in grotesque rubber costumes act out bizarre beauty rituals in a kind of beauty salon. The performance is without sound, but a radio show can Read More
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
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
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
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.
At Read More
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
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
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
Established in 1981 and situated in its iconic building in Brixton’s Windrush Square since 2014, Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is the only national repository of Black history and culture in the UK.
The unparalleled and growing archive collection offers insight into the history of people of African and Caribbean descent in Britain. BCA recognises the importance Read More
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
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
Suryanandini Narain (Assistant Professor in Visual Studies, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University) wrote a review of Fast Forward: How Do Women Work? conference (Tate Modern, 2019) for Critical Collective journal (India):
“The title of a recent conference at the Tate Modern, London (30th November – 2nd December, 2019), organised by Read More
Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum (TPMM) is delighted to announce that on Wednesday, February 12, 19:00 we will host a public presentation of the projects that have been produced by 7 South Caucasian women photographers – grantees of the program TPMM Multimedia Production Lab Grant 2019.
Among 7 photographers Read More
The inaugural Kraszna-Krausz Lecture will be given by internationally renowned writer, public speaker and curator David Campany. Titled Photography and Cinema, from A to Z, the lecture will take the form of twenty-six short reflections on still and moving images. The lecture series, newly established by the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation, will provide a platform and space Read More
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
This paper explores the archival afterlives of photographs of the facially injured and disfigured ex-servicemen of the Great War, focusing on the prolific records of reconstructive surgery and aftercare in military hospitals. From the scientific quest to record and understand these wounds and their treatment, to soldiers’ post-war reintegration, the photographs have struggled to shed Read More
As a response to the current investment in large hydroelectric dams as a basis for Brazil’s ‘sustainable’ economic growth, Costs addresses the impacts these endeavours have had on both the environment and people. Director Marilene Ribeiro surveys three hydro schemes that have happened at different times in Brazil (the past – the Sobradinho dam; the Read More
In association with the exhibition Too Rich a Soil at The New Art Gallery Walsall, the three exhibiting artists; Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid and Nilupa Yasmin will be in discussion with academic and writer Caroline Molloy.
The artists will speak about the shared themes of identity, culture and heritage in their practice. During this event the Read More
By, Alissa Guzman January 27, 2020
This season of the Recording Artists podcast, hosted by Helen Molesworth, explores what it has meant to be a woman and artist through the lives of six iconic artists.
As the women’s march headed into its forth year this month and recent exhibitions like Abortion Is Normal seize the zeitgeist of Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Artpil is proud to announce for its 11th edition, the 2020 selections for 30 Under 30 Women Photographers.
Founded in 2010, 30 Under 30 Women Photographers has helped emerging, mid-career, as well as some accomplished women photographers to gain further exposure and participate in the collective among peers. With styles ranging from art photography to documentary, Read More
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
December 9, 2019
Last month Baltimore Museum of Art announced that in 2020 it would only collect works of art by women, because in the last decade just 2% of global art auction spending was on work by women? At 26 major American museums just 11% of all acquisitions and 14% of exhibitions were by female Read More
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
When: 11 December 2019, 18:00 — 19:30
Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square, 106
In the 19th and 20th centuries, countless numbers of photographs were offered and displayed on the walls of churches, forming collections that represent local culture and devotion, as well as the history of photography. The research aims to develop our understanding of the cultural Read More
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
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
First in a series of events aiming to create an informal space for conversation and networking, and an opportunity to learn about national and private collections with some new skills along the way.
This event includes a tour of the photo collection stores at National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, followed by a talk by Read More
In the early history of photography in South Asia it was often the case that the subjects of photographs had their identities thrust upon them rather than being complicit in the act of taking of the photograph and those who were holding the camera were guided by either purposefully political agendas or subconscious bias.
This exhibition Read More
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
“Step into one of the nation’s top art museums, and most of the works you’ll see were made by men.
The Baltimore Museum of Art has decided to make a bold step to correct that imbalance: next year, the museum will only purchase works made by female-identifying artists.
“This how you raise awareness and shift the identity Read More
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
Which tools for the visibility of woman photographer on an European scale ?
PARIS PHOTO 2019
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).
Willing to work for Read More
KATALOG is 30 years in print.
Celebrating we include a supplement issue to all subscribers: Fast Forward: Women in Photography.
The forthcoming issues will be launched during Paris Photo and again in December at the Fast Forward: Women in Photography conference at Tate Modern in London (Nov 30 – Dec 2).
Join the many readers all over the world Read More
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
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
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
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
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
“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
Waterlow Park Centre
Dartmouth Park Hill
London N19 5JF
Sat 19 Oct 2019 / 2-4pm
As part of our current exhibition All You Need’s An Excuse, please join us for a special screening of a recent acquisition by the London Community Video Archive (LCVA), All Work and No Pay, made in 1975 by the Power of Women Read More
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,
A Room of Our Own
A Fast Forward Women in Photography Exhibition
17 October–21 December
Mann Island Winter Garden
Outside Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
LOOK Photo Biennial Launch Night
6–8pm, 17 October, Open Eye Gallery
Although great gains have been made in the movement towards gender parity over recent years, there is still far to go. Working Read More
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
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
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.
Her meticulously composed Read More
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
FAST FORWARD: HOW DO WOMEN WORK?
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AT TATE MODERN
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
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
Photographs by Czech photographer Markéta Luskačová taken on the North East coast of Britain in the late 1970s will go on display at the Martin Parr Foundation to coincide with the first publication of this series of work by RRB Photobooks.
“I was thirty-two when I saw the northern sea for the first time. It was Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Join members of Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Male artists far outnumber their female counterparts in Swiss art museums. Over the past decade, around one quarter of all artists showcased in museums were women, a swissinfo.ch/RTS survey reveals.
A Photo Lab talk with Marilene Ribeiro at Goldsmiths University of London.
Marilene’s book “Dead Water” has just been shortlisted for the “Arles 2019 LUMA RENCONTRES DUMMY BOOK AWARD”, winners to be announced on the 4th July.
Dead Water tells the story of dams and hydropower from the perspectives of the people who have been affected Read More
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
A new exhibition celebrates black British creativity from the 1970s to the present day. Its curator discusses the show and talks us through eight key pieces
by Colin Grant
“As a child, my superheroes were artists,” says Zak Ové. Perhaps it was inevitable growing up in a bohemian west London household with his father, Horace, a Trinidad-born Read More
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
The 23rd edition of the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography continues until June 2. With 27 exhibitions and 21 artists, it explores the unusual theme of “flood,” or inundation and overflow. While this theme is explored in the works included in this year’s edition, it can also be seen in the whole festival programme, which keeps Read More
AWITA has partnered with Photo London to present “The photographer and her subject: do women see things differently?”. This will take the form of a discussion, moderated by Charlotte Jansen in which contemporary female photographers Mary McCartney, Hannah Collins and Juno Calypso will share three images of their work; they will then discuss with Maryam Read More
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
DREAM IS WONDERFUL, YET UNCLEAR
Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga
May 16 – June 30, 2019
Opening: May 16th, 5-7pm
Artist Talk: May 28th, 6pm
Latvian Museum of Photography is pleased to present a solo exhibition of an Estonian artist Maria Kapajeva Dream Is Wonderful, Yet Unclear, which opens on May 16th. The exhibition is part of Riga Read More
AUTOGRAPH presents two exhibitions
26 APRIL – 17 AUGUST 2019
CURATED BY RENÉE MUSSAI AND BINDI VORA
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
From the end of March 2019, until the end of the year, the view of Boston Harbour and a view across Sheffield towards Park Hill and the Cholera Monument are being transmitted live via network cameras simultaneously.
Each image is being constructed pixel by pixel from the top left to the bottom right hand corner of Read More
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
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
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
The exhibition Dry Joy by Finnish artist Iiu Susiraja presents a selection of her works from a period of more than ten years. Susiraja creates candid and honest photographs and videos with a sense of warmth and humour. Although she appears in the works herself, they are not simply self-portraits but rather performances for the Read More
Several new studies examine precisely how much worse women fare in the art market than their male peers. It’s not a pretty picture.
By now, it has been well established that it’s hard for female artists to make it in the art world. But when it comes to attaining art-market success, new research suggests it’s even Read More
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
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
In 2014, I was working in rural Maharashtra, in western India, when I heard about the Bahoda festival, in which papier-mache artists create masks of characters from Hindu and tribal myth. People are chosen to wear them and are consecrated by a priest, after which they “become” their characters and parade through their village over Read More
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
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.
Today Read More
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
Each year, London-based collector Valeria Napoleone sets an acquisition budget for herself, and considers what works she might add to her roughly 400-work-strong collection of art by women, built over more than two decades. In the past five years, she noticed a strange, recurring phenomenon: Works by young artists, often barely out of grad school, Read More
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
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
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
BBC Radio / The Conversation
War Through A Woman’s Lens
As a conflict photographer you need bravery, passion and an ability to bear witness to unimaginable horror. Kim Chakanetsa brings together two women who are exceptional photojournalists and asks do female photographers look at conflict differently? The American photographer Lynsey Addario is one of very few Read More
Discussion between Abigail SOLOMON-GODEAU and Gabriele SCHOR, chaired by Fannie Escoulen at Paris Photo 2018.
You can watch the video here.
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
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 PHmuseum Women Photographers Grant aims to empower the work and careers of female and non-binary professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. Moving into its second edition, its mission is to support the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, while Read More
As a final instalment of their series ‘the Female Gaze’, Photo London is delighted to present a screening of ‘A Much Better Illusion’ by Chloe Sheppard alongside a conversation with Ione Gamble of Polyester zine.
For this evening event, there will be a screening of Chloe’s first film ‘A Much Better Illusion’, after which Read More
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
This paper explores what it might mean for historians to take seriously the shared history of firearms and cameras, two technologies that co-evolved in the 19th century and that have had a profound impact on society ever since. As David Campbell writes, “the technologies of the gun and camera…evolved in lockstep.” (Campbell 2012; Landau 2002; Read More
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
We are pleased to announce the opening of the FIF_BH exhibition “Shared Spaces of the Imagens” in the Photo Gallery of the Centro Cultural Fiesp, in the city of São Paulo. The opening event will take place on November 6 at 19h30.
Participating Artists Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Booking for this Read More
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
Outside a Lawson portrait you might be working three jobs, struggling. But inside her frame you are beautiful, imperious, unbroken, unfallen.
“Imagine a goddess. Envision a queen. Her skin is dark, her hair is black. Anointed with Jergens lotion, she possesses a spectacular beauty. Around her lovely wrist winds a simple silver band, like two rivers Read More
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
“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
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
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
The Advancing Women Artists Foundation (AWA) based in Florence and the Eskenazi Museum of Art of Indiana University in Bloomington (Indiana) are setting up an internet database devoted to works by women artists active in the United States and Europe prior to 1800. The organizers are asking all European CODART members for their help in Read More
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
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
As you will be aware, Dr Shahidul Alam was arrested, tortured and imprisoned in Dhaka Bangladesh at the beginning of August. Shahidul is an internationally respected photographer, journalist and activist and a good friend and colleague to many of us working in the photography and the academic worlds here in the UK.
University of Sunderland, where Read More
The open letter, initiated by Marie Docher to Sam Stourdze, the Director of Les Rencontres d’Arles festival addresses an urgent need to represent with equality the whole multi-cultural spectrum of photography including all human tonalities, all genders, and all orientations if it indeed wants to maintain its primacy on the international stage.The full text of Read More
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
Africa in the Photobook is a website initiated in 2015 by photographer and (photo)historian Ben Krewinkel. The website is about the changing visual representation of Africa as expressed through the medium of the photobook. By showcasing book spreads the books become partly accessible to a wider public and function as a platform for students, collectors and Read More
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
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
“The artist Carrie Mae Weems recalls sitting at her desk in Syracuse in 2014 “feeling very anonymous and misunderstood and trying to figure out how to make some new work” when she got the call.
“I was offered this extraordinary gift,” she said. “It was important, because I needed the money, but more than Read More
Make your nomination for a female photographer here and tell us why she’s a heroine.
heroine ‘A woman distinguished and venerated for her extraordinary courage, fortitude, or noble qualities.’ (The New Shorter Oxford English dictionary).
Please fill in the fields in the nomination form below. We advise you to prepare longer answers in Word or similar and then Read More
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 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
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
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
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
Opening: Thu 5th July 18:30 – FREE ENTRY ( Pls book via Eventbrite)
18:30 – 19:10 – Panel Discussion with:
Marilene Ribeiro – photographer and researcher, Brazil/UK
Sue Branford – journalist, BBC, Latin America Bureau, and Mongabay, UK
Anna Fox – photographer and professor, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK
Chair: Alícia Bastos, Braziliarty, Brazil/UK
19:10 – 19:30 – Film Read More
Women in the Arts: Iwona Blazwick
‘At last there is a communal mechanism for women to call a halt to the demeaning conventions of machismo’
For this series celebrating women in the arts, the Director of Whitechapel Gallery, London, discusses being a curator in the 1980s and the experiences that have shaped her understanding of gender in the Read More
A recent incident involving Dublin based artist Dragana Jurišić’s Instagram account makes all too clear the lack of control women have in representing their own bodies and the obfuscation surrounding the ways social media accounts are monitored, surveilled and censored.
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
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
We are very happy to invite to the talk with Clare Strand at the Silencio (http://silencio-club.com) on Wednesday, April, 25th, at 7 PM.
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
In her 1971 landmark essay, “Why Have there Been No Great Women Artists,” art historian Linda Nochlin concisely outlined the long-held patriarchal power structures that have allowed the contributions of female artists to be eclipsed from history. “The fault lies not in our stars, our hormones, our menstrual cycles, or our empty internal spaces,” Read More
“One of the great things about working for 40 years and being 190 years old is you get to see history,” the photographer Tina Barney, who is 72 years old, told a rapt audience last week. She paused for a bit, then continued, “You see so much in 40 years, and yet not much has Read More
Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery announced Helen Cammock as the seventh winner of the prize at a ceremony at the Whitechapel Gallery on 16 April 2018. Cammock was selected from a shortlist of artists including Céline Condorelli, Eloise Hawser, Athena Papadopoulos and Mandy El-Sayegh.
Out of the Blue, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG
Open Monday- Saturday 10am-5pm / Closed Sundays
Nevertheless, She Persisted
May 8th – 18th 2018
Open daily and free to all
The project was released online on March 8th 2018 to coincide with International Women’s Day and will now be Read More
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
VII Photo Agency presents a round table with the seven women of VII: Anush Babajanyan, Linda Bournane Engelberth, Jessica Dimmock, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Maggie Steber, Nichole Sobecki. Moderated by Sara Terry.
Will be live-streamed here: https://www.facebook.com/CFDbcn
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” 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
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
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.
Where: Read More
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
National Portrait Gallery, London
This captivating show proves that the most exciting thing happening in Victorian art was photography, and the bold and revolutionary Julia Margaret Cameron was the greatest British artist of her day.
Two young women stand side by side in the bright light of a window. One looks dreamily into the light, the other Read More
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
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
Annual Huntley (un)Conference 2018
Recent developments over the past few years seem to indicate that ‘we are moving on up’ or moving out of the frame – so are Black artists and curators experiencing a watershed moment with Blackness? With the advance copies of the No Colour Barlegacy book* published on 24th February, Read More
Photography sets the image free
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
“For decades, the feminist artist was pushed to the sidelines.Relevant once again, she can no longer be ignored.
IN A LARGE, low-lit room is a triangle-shaped table arranged with 39 place settings, the site of a distinguished gathering. It is laid with plates that rise a few inches off the table, as Read More
“The 2018 India Art Fair is set to showcase work by some of South Asia’s best contemporary female artists. Among them are Mithu Sen, whose paintings and installations explore desire, eroticism and sexuality; Tayeba Lipi, a multimedia artist who broaches hard-hitting topics like feminism and transgender rights; and Tanya Goel, who makes her own pigments Read More
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
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 presents:
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
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
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
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
Six contemporary art commissions highlight the progression towards equality through the stories of the women who have contributed to the spirit & history of Knole. Artists include Lubaina Himid, CJ Mahony, Lindsay Seers, Emiy Speed, Melanie Wilson, and Alice May Williams.
KNOLE HOUSE, SEVENOAKS, KENT, TN15 0RP
17 MAY – 14 NOVEMBER 2018
For more information Read More
Join Francis Hodgson in an exploration of the work and practice of photographer Maryam Eisler. Eisler will be presenting her latest project Voices East London (2017) which features a series of striking images from the streets of East London- the City’s “creative ghetto” known for spearheading the UK’s biggest population rise over the past decade. Read More
Coming March 2018 from Schilt Publishing.
The village of Kolodozero, deeply concealed in the woods of Pudozh, is located on the border between Arkhangelsk Oblast and Karelia in Russia. In ancient times, people settled on the northern flanks of the local bodies of water—rivers and lakes. Kolodozero therefore consists of a handful of small Read More
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.
Please see direct link for more information.
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.
“British Vogue has stopped employing the star photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber “for the foreseeable future” after multiple allegations of sexual exploitation of male models in the US.
“A photograph believed to be of Gerda Taro, one of the world’s first and greatest war photographers, apparently lying on her deathbed in a hospital during the Spanish civil war, has been found 80 years after she was killed.
The photograph was published on Twitter several days ago by John Kiszely, a retired British lieutenant general, Read More
“As one of this year’s jurors for World Press Photo, I was stunned to learn that over the last ten years, the number of female entrants to the World Press Photo Contest has hovered around 15% (it remained at 15.5% in 2017).
March is Women’s History Month and in the current political and social climate, it’s Read More
“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
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
10×10 Photobooks by Women (working title), the next project in nonprofit 10×10 Photobooks’ ongoing series of reading rooms, will focus on photobooks by female photographers. Female photographers make up a large percentage of the photobook community, yet their numbers in the top prizes and heavily promoted books are relatively small in comparison to Read More
Last week Jean Wainwright (Professor of Contemporary Art and Photography, UCA) discussed on BBC Radio 4 at Woman’s Hour a situation of female photographers and talked about our research project.
“Only 2% of photographers hired at major commercial agencies are women and 5% of the images used by leading publishers are from Read More
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
Several new studies examine precisely how much worse women fare in the art market than their male peers. It’s not a pretty picture.
By now, it has been well established that it’s hard for female artists to make it in the art world. But when it comes to attaining art-market success, new research suggests it’s even Read More
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
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
An Artsy analysis comparing the artist rosters of the 199 female-run and male-run galleries showing at the 16th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach provides one clue. Dealers who are women are 28% more likely to show artists who are women.
The gender breakdown of artists listed on the websites of the 126 male-run galleries showing at Read More