Journal

Between Mountains, Hills and Lakes

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

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DECOLONISING THE GAZE: Online Symposium

DECOLONISING THE GAZE : ONLINE SYMPOSIUM

Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid, Nilupa Yasmin & Caroline Molloy

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

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

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1000 Words: Curator Conversations #15 Renée Mussai

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

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Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other

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

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

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

 

The Numbers Don’t Lie

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

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

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

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

However, a Read More

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Judith Butler The Force of Nonviolence

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

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

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Burn it Down! A Discussion on Feminist Manifestos with Breanne Fahs and Lola Olufemi

A discussion session with scholar and editor of Burn it Down! Feminist Manifestos for the Revolution, Breanne Fahs and writer Lola Olufemi, focussing on selected manifestos in this landmark collection spanning four generations of feminist activism and writing. Burn It Down! is a window on historical feminist thought, providing a prompt to consider contemporary activisms.

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Front Row: Griselda Pollock

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

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Shirley Baker A Different Age

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

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

Focusing on Shirley Baker’s celebrated street Read More

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BBC: Coronavirus: Women photographers document lockdown

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

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

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

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

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Masculinities In Conversation: Karen Knorr and Anna Fox / Barbican

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reviewed by Ellie Howard 

27.02.20 – 02.05.20

Four Corners / London / England

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

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The Interval

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

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City Women: Photographs by Hannah Starkey

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

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

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Women in Art and Culture

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

Thursday, 5 March 2020

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

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Velvet Black – Notes by Fleur Olby

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

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

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Zanjir: Amak Mahmoodian

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

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

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Hasselblad Heroines a Celebration of Female Photographers

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

By putting a spotlight on these Read More

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BJP: Women in Focus

Free Female in Focus E-Guide

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

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

The Female Read More

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Annegret Soltau: Spider

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

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The Photographers’ Gallery: Doris Derby’s talk

Talk: Doris Derby

March 6, 2020, 18.30

Join the American civil rights photographer for this special talk

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

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Beg Steal and Borrow

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

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Mandy Barker: Our Plastic Ocean

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

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Quinn: A Journey

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

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

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

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

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

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Another Eye: Women Refugee Photographers in Britain from 1933

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

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

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International Bursary: Awarded to Laura Dicken

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

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

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Haley Morris-Caferio – The Bully Pulpit

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

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Kraszna-Krausz Lecture 2020

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

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

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

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

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The Politics and Ethics of Emerging Medical Collections from the Great War Talk

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

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Claudia Andujar The Yanomami Struggle

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

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

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The Roadmap to Equality in the Arts in the Netherlands

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

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

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In Practice: Total Disbelief

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

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The Art of Leadership

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

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

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

The Foundling Museum

40 Brunswick Square
London WC1N 1AZ

January 24 – April 26, 2020

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

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

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Exhibition ‘Reversible’ by Constance Nouvel

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

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

January 19 – April 5, 2020

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

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RAKE Collective

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

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

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

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

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

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Photography Space & Violence: A Workshop

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

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

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

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

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

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Framework

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

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Rebel Goddess Dragana Jurisic & Catherine McWilliams

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

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Immersive Technology Week at the Digital Hub

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

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

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


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

PARIS PHOTO 2019
November 9th

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

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Delphine Bedel: How Women Invented the Photobook

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

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

Feminism in Italian Contemporary Art

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

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Matrescence

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

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

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Seven Artists

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

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Photography Now 2019: The Searchers

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

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

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

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

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

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STILL I RISE: FEMINISMS, GENDER, RESISTANCE – ACT 3

Arnolfini
16 Narrow Quay
Bristol BS1 4QA

September 14 – December 15, 2019

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

Just like moons and like suns,

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LOOK Photo Biennial 2019

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

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I AM WOMAN: an exhibition

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

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

Hart’s Lane London SE14

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

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Domesticated Land 2012 – 2019

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

Her meticulously composed Read More

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STREET / FORM

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

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

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Fast Forward conference at Tate Modern

Goshogaoka Girls Basketball Team: Ayako Sano 1997 Sharon Lockhart born 1964 Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of Heidi L. Steiger 2012 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/P13235

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

BOP Bristol 19 / Artist Talks

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

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

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

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Women in Art: Is it all about talent?

Finnish Museum pf Photography

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

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

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

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

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

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A Portrait Of…

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

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

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Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape

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

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HERstory Camille Morineau

 

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

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Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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

Let’s change that.

Join members of Read More

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TRANSFORMATIVE MOMENTS – STEPHANIE WYNNE

Transformative Moments

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

15 June – 26 July 2019

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

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

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Time to think

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

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

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

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

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

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Foto Femme United / France

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

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KLASSE DAMEN! / CLASS LADIES!

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

Schloss Biesdorf, Alt-Biesdorf 55, Berlin

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

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Alegra Ally New Path A Window on Nenets Life

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

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20:20 Stories of Moving Lineage

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

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

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Beyond the Perfect Image at Wellcome Collection

Beyond the Perfect Image

15 June 2019—16 June 2019

What you’ll do

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

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

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

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

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Dana Lixenberg in conversation with Magda Keaney

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

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100 First Women Portraits in Liverpool

First Women comprises a unique collection of 100 portraits capturing women in the UK who were “first” in their field of achievement. The portraits by photographer Anita Corbin provide inspiration and insight for a new generation of women seeking an understanding of their own roles in a rapidly changing world in which equality is still Read More

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Two exhibitions at AUTOGRAPH / London

AUTOGRAPH presents two exhibitions
26 APRIL – 17 AUGUST 2019
LONDON: AUTOGRAPH
CURATED BY RENÉE MUSSAI AND BINDI VORA

 

Lola Flash 
[SUR]PASSING

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

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

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Milla Talassalo 3

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

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

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An Artist Residency in Motherhood

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

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

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Women battling sexism in photography – a picture essay

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

by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

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

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There And Not There

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

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A “male artist” is a contradiction in terms

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

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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.

Ahead of the Read More

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

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

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

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

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

National Museum of Montenegro in Cetinje

3 July – 28 August, 2018

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

Memorial to all Women Edited out of History by Viktorija Rusinaite

Memorial to all Women Edited out of History

A staggering story is enfolding in Lithuania.

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

Writers Mykolas Read More

‘First Women’ – 100 Portraits by Anita Corbin

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

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

Women by Women Exhibition

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

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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

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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.

 

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

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

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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.

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HEWING WITTARE present a 3 woman show

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

Saturday, June 10 – 2pm

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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Rawiya

Rawi(ya), the first photographic collective to emerge from the Middle East, translates to “she / he who tells a story” features a groundbreaking group of photographers: Myriam Abdelaziz, Tamara Abul Hadi, Gaith Abdul Hadad, Zein Ben Romhdane, Laura Boushnak, and Tanya Habjouqa.

Their work pushes both East and West to think about their Read More

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TjejLand

Inspired by the idea behind a syjunta (Swedish word for sewing circle) TjejLand was founded 2014. Such circles were common for women to meet and socialize during the early and mid 1900s. TjejLand´s vision is to act like a social meeting place and to create a curative, creative platform & publications featuring female photographers around Read More

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Foto-Féminas

Foto-Féminas is a platform established by Verónica Sanchis Bencomo who is interested in promoting through monthly online features the work of female photographers working in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Foto-Féminas es una plataforma creada y establecida por Verónica Sanchis Bencomo, con la finalidad de promover a través de medios digitales y visuales a fotógrafas que trabajen Read More

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The Old Girls’ Club

Committed to Supporting Women in Photography.

The OGC is the brain child of Kate O’Neill and Alice Widger, born after noticing there was a lack of support or connections solely aimed for women in photography.

The OGC (a tongue n’ cheek poke at the industries’ ‘mythical’ Old Boys Club) hopes to help women within the photography industry connect, exhibit, promote Read More

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Women’s photography in the 70s and 80s

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

WOMEN IN ART SYMPOSIUM / Tate Modern

WOMEN IN ART SYMPOSIUM  WITH W PROJECT
 18.00–20.00

 

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

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

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

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

Explore parallels between the work of French Surrealist Claude Cahun and Turner Prize-winning British artist Gillian Wearing, brought together for the first time in this new exhibition.

Though born seventy years apart, both artists share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around Read More

Collecting Art by Women / The Whitechapel Gallery

 

This day-long event offers a platform to consider the position of women in the art world and address questions of inclusion and diversity, especially in relation to museum collections.

Speakers include Iwona Blazwick (Director Whitechapel Gallery), Susan Fisher Sterling (Director National Museum for Women in the Arts), Ann Gallagher (Director of Collections, Tate), and collectors Valeria Napoleone and Floriane de Saint Pierre.

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THE LURE OF THE ARCHIVE

The Moon and a Smile

Greta Alfaro, Anna Fox, Astrid Kruse Jensen, Neeta Madahar & Melanie Rose, Sharon Morris, Sophy Rickett, Helen Sear, Patricia Ziad
4 March – 23 April 2017

The Moon and a Smile responds to a period in the 1840s and 1850s, when Swansea was at the centre of early experiments in photography worldwide. In Read More

Feminist Emergency – International Conference / Birbeck

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

Feminist Emergency
Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in collaboration Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS), the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and the British Comparative Literature Association.

This major international feminist Conference emerges out of a shared sense that feminism Read More

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

Joy Gregory is one of the major artists to emerge from the Black British photography movement of the 1980s; a time when debates around the domain of representation were explored and challenged. Gregory’s work is influenced by a combination of race, history, gender and aesthetics; firmly rooted in concepts of ‘truth and beauty’.

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Female Photographers Matter Now More Than Ever by Laura Mallonee / WIRED

Female Photographers Matter Now More Than Ever

by Laura Mallonee

“Zalcman just launched Women Photograph, a website featuring more than 400 (and counting) female photojournalists from 67 countries. “We need to make a better effort to find female photographers and photographers of color,” she say. “Because they exist. They’re there.”.[…] WIRED talked to Zalcman about her website, her experiences, Read More

Terrains of the Body

Terrains of the Body:
Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Drawn from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, U.S.), this collection display showcases photography and video work by seventeen contemporary artists from around the world.

By turning their camera to women, including themselves, these artists embrace the female body as Read More

HATCHED 2017: exhibition

As part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival and International Women’s Day, new exhibition HATCHED 2017 will showcase work by local and global artists on the theme of women’s issues.

Exhibition: 22 February to 11 March 2017
at the North Wall Gallery, Oxford

Private View with Maga Esberg’s It (‘s a) girl!performance:
Friday 24th of February 6.30-8.30pm
Performance starts at 7pm.

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Catherine Opie on Louisiana Channel

Catherine Opie: A World Beyond Selfies

“I was never an optimist in thinking that my images would change laws. But I certainly thought that I would be able to create a history.” Catherine Opie, photographer of minority groups and subcultures, can be both political and very internal.

The video can be watched here.

Francesca Perry on female street photographers / Guardian

The female street photographers of Instagram – in pictures

by Francesca Perry

“The art of street photography was long dominated by men and the ‘male gaze’, but new project Her Side of the Street celebrates women’s role in the practice… Last year, American photographer Casey Meshbesher felt compelled to create a compendium of street photography by women Read More

Lauren Elkin on female flaneurs’ gaze / Guardian

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

by Lauren Elkin

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

THE LURE OF THE ARCHIVE and A MOON AND A SMILE

The Lure of the Archive

 

Falmouth University Photography Symposium

At the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea

4 March, 2017

10am – 5pm

 

 

To coincide with the launch of the exhibition The Moon and a Smile – eight new artist commissions responding to the photographs of the Dillwyn Llewelyn family in mid 19th century Swansea – Falmouth University hosts a Read More

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

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

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

Moose on the Loose 2017 Biennale of Research

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


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

February-March, 2017

Moose 2017 includes exhibitions, a new film festival, book launch, LGBTQ+ zines, studio visits, workshops and demonstrations, plus the second iteration of Shadows –exploring the use of analogue photography by contemporary artists, and Read More

FIX Photo Festival in London

FIX Photo Festival 2017
12 – 21 May: Free Entry

FIX Photo Festival – An annual celebration of consummate photography in all its forms.

In this, the second year of the festival, FIX Photo is curated in response to the consequences of the dramatic political shifts of 2016. Exhibiting artists will issue a positive challenge to the Read More

Susan Collins: LAND

In October 2016 a network camera was installed on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem looking east across the West Bank towards the Jordanian Mountains.

The camera is constructing images pixel by pixel, line by line from the top left to the bottom right hand corner of the frame so that each complete image represents just Read More

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

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

UAL SYMPOSIUM – WHAT IS PHOTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH?

WHAT IS PHOTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH?

 

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

Chaired by Anne Williams and Duncan Wooldridge

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Helen Westgeest

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

Dr. Westgeest is Assistant Professor of Modern and Read More

On Gauri Gill by Inderpal Grewal: Fields of Sight

“Once in a while an artistic practice emerges that challenges viewers in new ways that cut through the noise, and offers something both deeply familiar and at the same time utterly new. Collaborative, creative, and experimental, Gill and Vangad, in Fields of Sight, provide a new language for art practices that address the politics and Read More

Complaints Department operated by GUERRILLA GIRLS at Tate

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

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

Strive market

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

Steffi Klenz – London book launch tomorrow

 

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

BOOK LAUNCH – TUESDAY, 21st June
The Heights Bar, 15th Floor
Saint Georges Hotel 14-15 Langham Place, Regent Street, London W1B 2QS 

MOREL BOOKS

INSPIRING FILMS ABOUT WOMEN IN PHOTOGRAPHY

INSPIRING FILMS ABOUT WOMEN IN PHOTOGRAPHY

Here are three films about women photographers that all aspiring photographers must watch. Filmed in different settings and time, these films take us through the journey of women who break norms and stereotypes to find their voice through the lens. The films showcase their artistic pursuits, personal struggles and social concerns, Read More

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – lecture

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

 

Thursday 9 June 2016, 6-7:30 pm

Room 112

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

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

Patrizia Di Bello (Dr),
Senior Lecturer, History and Theory of Photography
Birkbeck, University of London,
www.bbk.ac.uk/art-history

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

Tate Britain, Clore Studio

Saturday 18 June 2016, 17.00–18.30

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

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

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

Tate Britain, Clore Studio

Saturday 18 June 2016, 17.00–18.30

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

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

Photofusion / London needs your support!

Project aim

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

Photofusion is a hub for photography that has Read More

In Conversation: Marlene Smith and Malcolm Dickson

Saturday 21 May, 2.00pm to 3.30pm.

Malcolm Dickson, co-curator of Passion, will discuss Maud Sulter’s work with artist Marlene Smith, a key figure in the British black arts movement. Followed by refreshments.

Free event, booking advised.

National Photography Symposium 2016

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

Open Session with Paul Hill at Quad

FORMAT Photoforum
QUAD

Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby DE1 3AS

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

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

Check out Cafe Royal books

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

the wonderful Trish Porter

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

I suggest we all try to get published here

National Photography Symposium 2016

The National Photography Symposium is the UK’s leading gathering place for ideas and discussion around photography. Now in its seventh edition, NPS 2016 explores two main themes: new online photographic communities that are revolutionising learning and showing of work; and the challenges of making – and forgetting – visual history in an age when everything is Read More

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – events/talks

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

Wednesday 9 March 2016 – 6-7:30

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

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

Picturing Modernization: Vision, Modernity and the Technological Image in Humphrey Jennings’ Pandaemonium
​Humphrey Jennings’ Pandaemonium: Coming Read More

BJP International Awards exhibition opens

Juno Calypso and Felicity Hammond, winners of this year’s British Journal of Photography International Awards are exhibiting their work right now.

It is the second year that the gallery are hosting the awards, and the 10th year of the awards itself. Do hope you will be able to join us. The exhibition will be on until Read More

Maria Kapajeva talks

http://www.recyclart.be/fr/agenda/extra-fort-nick-hannes-maria-kapajeva

PHOTOGRAPHIE

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

Rue des Ursulines 25
1000 Bruxelles
Accès

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

Docile Suffragettes? Resistance to Police Photography

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

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

Wednesday 17 February 2016, 6-7:30 pm

Room B04

Linda Mulcahy (London School of Economics)

Docile Suffragettes? Resistance to Police Photography

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

Sara Davidmann – new book

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

Edited by Val Williams

Published by Schilt, Amsterdam.

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

La Toya Ruby Frazier

La Toya Ruby Frazier – this video is fascinating – she has just won a major MacArthur grand and has a new book out with Aperture

 

 

http://aperture.org/shop/latoya-ruby-frazier-the-notion-of-family-books

Monica Bohm-Duchen in conversation with Dorothy Bohm

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

Room 112

Monica Bohm-Duchen in conversation with Dorothy Bohm

About Women: Photographs by Dorothy Bohm

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

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

>³One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman,² and there were those,
>who became a woman long before the famous quote of Simone de Beauvoir
>was said out loud in 1949 and who left their footprint, seen or hidden,
>praised or still unrecognized. Last couple of decades have seen a
>radical transformation in the ways of recreation, assimilation,
>dispersion Read More

Event – Women Pioneers in Photography 1850-1950

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

INSITE symposium

year three photography students from Coventry University have organised:

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

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

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, September 7 – 08, 2016

Museums and Galleries History Group Biennial Conference
Gendering Museum Histories

This conference addresses the relationship between museums, galleries
and gender during the last 400 years. Museums can be understood as
buildings, institutions, collections, displays, interpretations and
groups of people; each of these aspects has both reflected and shaped
ideas about gender and its construction Read More

Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters Conference

Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters

This conference will take place on the 3rd of June 2016 at Goldsmiths, University of London and is hosted by the Centre for Feminist Research.

Archives matter. Archives are bound up with the question of whose history is worth preserving. Scholars in postcolonial and decolonial studies have broadened our understanding Read More

History and Theory of Photography Research Centre – Events 2016

Tuesday 26 January 2016, 6-8 pm

Keynes Library

Marta Weiss (Victoria and Albert Museum)

Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries

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

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

Redeye National Photography Symposium & FORMAT International Portfolio Review events

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

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

Screening of Jannane Al-Ani’s film

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

 

 

An Interview with Eva Stenram

Photoworks speak to self-proclaimed ‘photographic archaeologist’ Eva Stenram about the ideas and processes behind her practice and her use of found imagery.

http://photoworks.org.uk/interview-eva-stenram/

MIRRORS TO WINDOWS: THE ARTIST AS WOMAN

Saatchi Gallery 

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

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

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

first ever all-women show on 14th January.

The exhibition, titled Champagne Life, features 14 artists

including Mirrors to Windows artist Alice Anderson.

Followed by Q&A with director Susan Steinberg.

Conference: Women and The Canon

University of Oxford is pleased to announce a two-day conference on ‘Women and the Canon’ to be held at Christ Church (University of Oxford) on 22-23 January 2016.

“This conference seeks to problematize received notions of canonicity, and therefore of artistic and intellectual authority, by approaching them through their relationship to gender. The Oxford English Dictionary defines Read More

Norwegian magazine OBJEKTIV #12: Into the light

OBJEKTIV#12

Objektiv #12 is inspired by, and will be launched during the conference Fast Forward: Women in Photography at Tate Modern in November, 2015. Keen to contribute to this initiative, we have singled out three women whom we would like to fast forward into the light: B. Ingrid Olson, Marie Svindt and Lieko Shiga. Photographer and writer Read More

Common Ground

Issue Five

What makes a particular site ‘home’? Is it where our roots begin, or is it fluid and changing, existing as an unfixed place of comfort? Curated by Talia Smith, Issue Five of Common Ground brings together diverse works and words by women artists and writers to determine if home really is where the heart is.

Artists:
Rachael Ireland
Delena Nathuran
Ann Read More

Photobook Bristol open for booking now

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

New Book – DOROTHY BOHM: ABOUT WOMEN

About Women is Dorothy Bohm’s first book to focus exclusively on the subject of women. Taken throughout the world, from the late 1940s until the present day, her photographs range from images of ordinary women going about their everyday activities, to explorations of the role that representations of women, in the form of advertisements, posters Read More

Photography Focus Day

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

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

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

SIGHTLESS: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE (LIVES) SYMPOSIUM

Gerry Badger, Lara Clifton, Julie Cook, Paul Davies, Dr Nerys Mathias meet to discuss issues related to the body and Julie Cooks exhibition – Sightlines: Public and Private (Lives). There will also be a special performance by Blanche Dubois.

Lunch and drinks included
There is a ticket line number and a box office number (Box Office is open only Read More

Women in Photography – Bradford

Cornel Lucas, Joan Collins

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

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

Fast Forward: Women in Photography Conference

Hannah Starkey, Untitled - May 1997

This two-day conference explores the complex and dynamic evolution of the history of women in photography, from early commercial practices, to the impact of World War II on women and their work, to reframing the role of the archive.

Considering both national and international discussions about women in the history of photography, this event Read More

Women in Photography: Then & Now 2014

Rosângela Rennó, Artist book

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

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