Photography Oxford is a charity that works to bring internationally acclaimed photography and photographic debate to the city of Oxford and its environs, drawing in a wider arts audience, furthering debate, and celebrating the art of photography through the curated programme of the triennial Photo Oxford festival. Photo Oxford uses photography as an accessible art medium that transcends language barriers and conventional communication to connect people, facilitate storytelling and explore identity. For the 3rd Photo Oxford, from 16 October to 16 November 2020, they will explore and celebrate ‘Women and Photography: ways of seeing and being seen'.
In partnership with the HEIR Archive, Photo Oxford uncovers and shares fascinating and rarely seen photographic images of women in the Empire, with women as photographers and as photographed. View the exhibition, Women and the Camera, here.
See also the Pitt River Museum's online exhibition, entitled Photography and Women. For this exhibition, the Pitt Rivers Museum's staff have taken a fresh look at their huge collection of around 300,000 historic and contemporary photographs, and picked out one that for them resonates strongly with the Festival's theme, 'Women and Photography: Ways of Seeing and Being Seen'. View the exhibition here.
See www.photooxford.org for more details.