Welcome to femLENS’ 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.
This month, femLENS is producing a Zine – Women at Work! This is great way to support what we do, and the reach of our featured photographers. Taking orders now through our platforms: website, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.
The Guardian highlights the honouring of Lynsey Addario’s photjournalistic work by the School of Visual Arts in New York City, during its 32 annual Masters Series exhibition. It opens 2 September.
For selfie enthusiasts, Artnet spotlights an exhibition at the James Hyman Gallery in London, exploring the self-portraiture of the Countess of Castiglione.
Hundred Heroines and Friends, a charity aiming to increase public awareness of women photographers will hold an exhibition in the Eastgate Shopping Center in Gloucester. Read more here.
Amateur Photographer writes about an exhibition by University of Westminster graduates, who focused their work on ‘resilience’.
Africa is a Country writes “How not to photograph Nigerian women” which is a critique of the photos published in The New York Times relating to survivors of Boko Haram.
The New York Times highlights the controversy surrounding Tsukasa Yajima, a photographer who has exposed the problems within South-Korea’s best known shelter for former sex slaves.
PetaPixel reports on the controversy surrounding Annie Leibovitz’s “dark” photos of US Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.
On 11 August, the Guardian asks “What is a feminist image?” in an article exploring female photographers’ work over the last century.
The National Gallery of Canada writes about Photographer Lisette Model, who focused on capturing the extraordinary.
Dina Goldstein is interviewed by Talking Pictures on her work centering on cultural norms and narratives.
Alys Tomlinson’s work portraying faith and community in Sicily and Sardinia is discussed in the Guardian on 20 August.
Spanish photographer, Ana Nuñez Rodriguez, appears in PhMuseum for her work using potatoes to question society and history.
Wales247 reports on a camera kit donation allowing “budding photographers to get creative”.
Pop Photo released an article on previewing PHotoEspaña 2022, “where art and documentary meet”.
Mizzima writes about a new book titled “A Chance to Breathe” showing photos and poetry from Rohingya refugees.
Pop Photo discusses being in the right place at the right time with photojournalist, Susan Meiselas on 21 August.
The Luupe celebrates nineteen women and non-binary photographers for World Photography Day.
She the People celebrates 10 female photographers on World Photography Day.
Daniella Zalcman is interviewed on The Lead about re-imagining documentary photography.
Vice’s i-D highlights the work of Sage Sohier, who documented “hazy summer photographers of 80’s American life”.
A final note, femLENS has finished the production of its “Women at Work” zine, the result of our 2021 “Women at Work” campaign. Please spread the news about the zine, and let us know if you would like to order one. Higher order numbers means lower cost for everyone 😉