Welcome to femLENS’ end-of-July 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.
New York’s MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) is currently showing “Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists from Helen Kornblum”. Read the write-up by Elephant Art here. The exhibition will be open until early October.
The Photographer’s Gallery in London is showing Radical Imagination: 7 International Women Photographers until 31 August.
It’s Nice That, a platform on a mission to enable creativity to thrive, recently published an article that asked: “Should only working-class photographers take pictures of working-class places?” What do you think?
Egyptian Streets, an independent, young and grassroots news media organisation, published a photography mixed media project turned community, “Noss e Noss: (half and half) which celebrates Egyptian-Dutch women.
Harper’s Magazine featured an excerpt “Almost Home” written by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers from Tema Stauffer’s new book, “Southern Fiction”. The piece contains evocative memory of the American south.
Westword reviewed the Denver Art Museum’s “Modern Women / Modern Vision: Works From the Bank of America Collection” which showcases more than 100 art-pieces from 50 female photographers.
Digital Camera World wrote a piece exploring the question: is there a place for politically charged content in photography magazines?
PhotoVogue celebrated the 12 shortlisted artists of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2022.
Fiba Basketball celebrated the photographer, Yaroslava Nemesh, for her upcoming role as photographer of the Fiba Women’s Basketball World Cup, 2022.
Magnum Photos explores its past while looking toward its first UK-based film festival. Bayryam Bayryamali and Abiba Coulibaly discuss the power of the moving image in Magnum’s archive.
MAI feminism released “Rebel Vision”, a visual essay by Black, queer, femme artist, Tara Pixley, who focuses on black female, and non-binary photojournalism. It’s a powerful 11-minute watch, highly recommend.
Aperture published a list of photography “No-Nos” from 13 artists this month, from learned mistakes to nuggets of wisdom.