Latest Past Events

Building a Feminist Archive: Cuban Women Photographers in the US

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) 41 NE 1st St., Pompano Beach

Exhibition: Building a Feminist Archive: Cuban Women Photographers in the US by Aldeide Delgado On view: November 20th - December 21st, 2019 Opening: Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 6pm-10pm Location: Bailey Contemporary Arts. 41 NE 1st St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060. (Pompano Beach – October 7, 2019) Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) presents Building a Feminist Archive: Cuban Women Photographers in the US; an exhibition that features ten women artists whose works in photography provide a glimpse into diverse histories of migration, community, activism, and resistance. Archives have traditionally functioned as repositories that legitimize a patriarchal construction of history. These spaces have been confined to institutions with very restrictive access where only a few have the privilege of interpreting its documents. How can the framework of feminism help to explore and reconstruct historical narratives? This exhibition is presented as part of the launching activities of Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA), [...]

Making Spaces, Creating Communities. A case study: Female Section of the Cuban Photography Club (1935-1962)

Tate Modern Bankside, SE1 9TG

Following two inspiring international conferences about the role of women photographers held at Tate Modern in April 2015 and National Gallery of Art in Lithuania in 2017, we are hosting the third conference at Tate Modern in autumn 2019. Through a mix of call for papers and invited speakers, this public event aims to bring together key voices from across the globe to explore and identify critical themes and issues pertinent to how women work photographically in the 20th and 21st century and to recognize their contributions to the medium’s history. We will explore the wide range of working practices both historical and contemporary, addressing key themes in current photography research and celebrating important work produced. The themes for the conference are set out in the call for papers. We encourage submissions that embrace the following principles: an inclusive definition of gender, an interest in diverse practices, global perspectives [...]