Fast Forward: Women in Photography Conference

Fast Forward: Women in Photography Conference

From the series The Melanies
Copyright Orianne Lopes

Two-Day Symposium at Tate Modern (UK)
November 6 – 7, 2015

This two-day conference explores the complex and dynamic evolution of the history of women in photography, from early commercial practices, to the impact of World War II on women and their work, to reframing the role of the archive.

On day two of the conference (November 7th) in Session Five, I will be presenting the work of seven women photographers (like Orianne Lopes‘ above), some of whom I’ve come to know through their interviews here on Dodge & Burn. My presentation is titled I’ve Come to Take You Home: Photography and Black, Female Performance.
If you happen to be in London that day, please join me at the conference!

Leading up to the conference, during the week of September 21st I will be sharing my own photography work in a takeover of the @womeninphoto Instagram account.

For more info, check the conference program and get tickets via the Tate Modern website.


Dodge & Burn is a blog dedicated to documenting a more inclusive history of photography and supporting the work of photographers of color with photographer interviews.

This blog is published by visual artist and writer, Qiana Mestrich. For regular updates on diversity in photography history, follow Qiana on Twitter @mestrich, Like the Dodge & Burn Blog page on Facebook or subscribe to Dodge & Burn by email.

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