Future Feminine

14.01.2018 | Art , Blog , Culture | BY:

A new exhibition at the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles brings the evolution of the female gaze to the forefront of the narrative. Aligning an international rostra of women artists, the exhibition celebrates a new era of photography in which the body is examined rather than objectified; observed rather than owned.

Exhibitors include Amanda Charchian, Remy Holwick, creative duo Honey Long & Prue Stent, and Magdalena Wosinska, who together offer an exciting harbinger of the future feminine narrative in photography.

Images span the mystic and mythic to snapshots of the mundane, with Charchian drawing inspiration from psychologist J.A. Lee’s interpretation of Greek philosophy, Prue Stent and Honey Long focussing on powerful juxtapositions of material and colour and Wosinska offering raw, intimate portraits.

The future looks bright, the future is female.

Future Feminine is at Fahey / Klein Gallery from January 18 – February 24, 2018. 

Featured image credit: Amanda Charchian

 

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Points of view

22.02.2011 | Art , Blog | BY:

“€œI have always been fascinated by photography produced by women,” says Damien Poulain, the designer and art director behind POV FEMALE (Oodee), a limited-edition monograph of the work of five London-based female photographers. Future editions will feature female photographers from Paris, Tokyo and New York, each limited to 100 copies (£12) and 20 limited edition bookcases, including signed copies of all five monographs and an archival-quality print from each photographer (£300).

This London issue of POV FEMALE features:

Bronwen Parker-Rhodes

A graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art, Bronwen has made films for Vivienne Westwood and Rihanna, among others.  Her photography is a subjective glimpse into individual lives through routine.  “€˜Through filming I discover a little of the world through someone else’s eyes and hopefully reveal that world to others.”
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Briony Campbell

Briony’€™s photographs seem to intrude on a moment, they take you fully inside.  The Dad Project€™ –  “work in progress and I hope it always will be”€™ – is a photographic journal and coping mechanism for her father’s terminal illness.  Now she launches her achingly personal monograph A Year On€™.
brionycampbell.com

Rasha Kahil

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Rasha’s photography experiments with the meaning behind the female body: ‘The body becomes a means for investigating displacement, social identity and its manifestation through everyday performance’.  Often exploring the sexualised female body and the gaze, she also deals in self-portraiture to appropriate spaces for herself and for her art.
rashakahil.com

Charlotte Player

Gypsy Gold is a photographic documentation of the relationship between gypsies and their horses.  The proud bond that even the youngest of the community display is testament to their traditional rituals and provides a fascination for Player and a leitmotif for her work.
charlotteplayer.com

Tara Darby

Tara is a prolific and interdisciplinary photographer: she has worked for Aubin and Wills, Levis, Timberland, Adidas, among others, contributed to such publications as AnOther, Vogue, W magazine, The Independent and has collaborated on two books with art director David James.  The common denominator is her personal approach that imbues her images with warmth and hope.
taradarby.com

POV FEMALE is at KK Outlet, 42 Hoxton Square, London
kkoutlet.com/art

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