Photography has danced with imperialism, racism, and sexism since it’s invention. Even color film held inherent biases against darker skin tones up until the 1990s. Nevertheless, there is no shortage of photographs depicting people of color — but few have been made by us, to tell our stories from our perspectives.
Photography’s power is derived from the camera’s ability to closely mirror the world as the artist sees it. For that reason, representation matters behind the lens most of all. The work featured Color Balance was created by female-identifying photographers of color who are taking ownership of internal and external narratives through the meaningful act of imagemaking. Read More
"Motherhood Unveiled" presents images that represent “mom” in an all encompassing manner- the good, the bad, the funny, the gross, the heartbreaking, and the triumphant sides of motherhood. Read More
Featuring work from Angela Bacon-Kidwell, Amelia Baur, Rebecca Drolen, Elin O'Hara Slavick, Carly Matthew, and Rebecca McGentrick. Read More
Our Open Road is a reaction to the Aperture Foundation's The Open Road (2015), which is a breathtaking publication. However, the book features only a few women (long live Justine Kurland and Inge Morath). Our Open Road features 11 women making work about the American landscape or traveling cross country...because women take road trips and photograph the land too. Read More
Featuring work from Lois Bielefeld, Nancy Floyd, Laurel Golio, and Pixy Liao.
There have always been women who reject traditional gender roles and conquer male-dominated fields or reimagine social mores (Hello-Boudica? The Trung Sisters?). Crashers aims to combine the work of women who make photographs about badass ladies in “unfeminine” roles, explore the alternative possibilities of heterosexual relationships, and study the complexities of gender identity. Read More