Welcome to femLENS’ August Photography Industry Recap! The Recap is intended to give you a bi-monthly update on exhibitions, the most relevant dialogues about the ethics of photography, introduce you to interesting articles, and finally, bring some photographic inspiration from the industry right to you. It aims to be accessible, global, relevant and useful – let us know if you think we hit the mark in the comments.
The LA Times reports on the famous Kamoinge Workshop photographs of 1963. They will be exhibited in the Getty Museum until 9 October.
Richmondshire Today reports on new Joanne Coates exhibition, “Daughters of the Soil“, which celebrates women in agriculture. It will be showing from August 16 to September 4 at The Garden Rooms in Leyburn, England.
The New Hampshire Art Association presents its 43rd Jack Parfitt photo exhibit. Read about it here.
Scroll India explores the dangerous, but vital, role of photojournalism which it argues is not recognised by the Kolkata Press Club.
Artnet reports on a recent find of a young woman’s photos of post-war South Korea.
Vice’s i-D discusses photographs that capture the darker side of motherhood.
The Guardian writes about capturing an older Muslim woman’s experience of the sea through the female lens.
Edinburgh artist, Crystal Bennes, documented the untold story of the women involved in nuclear weapon development in the U.S. BJP talks about her project, and the following photo book here.
In Western Australia, bars for miners are served by “skimpy barmaids”. Read about the female photographer who documented 12 of them here.
The photographer of Depression Era rural America was Dorothea Lange. You can explore here profile with this PetaPixel article.
Digital Camera World reports on the three shortlisted photographers for the Taylor Wessing Prize. They explore Family, Queerness and Identity.
Ukrainian photographer, Kate Kodratieva, shares her story of pursuing photography with the Monterey Herald.