Photographer, designer and illustrator, Ngadi Smart joins us to discuss her approach to decolonizing photography and her experience in the industry.
Female in Focus
To coincide with Female in Focus 2021, Kateryna Radchenko, founder and curator of Ukraine’s only contemporary photography festival, discusses Ukrainian women’s contribution to the medium in the context of the country’s cultural and historical tensions
The Director of Photography at The New Yorker and Female in Focus 2021 judge discusses the importance of women’s perspectives on the world, and what she’s hoping to see in this year’s award entries
Join us for the first instalment in our 4 week Female in Focus x 1854 Presents mini-series spotlighting voices of leading women photographers and industry figures across the world.
“The pandemic has exposed once more the functioning of patriarchy, and the precariousness of women’s lives in many places — especially in so-called ‘third-world’ countries”
Women Street Photographers: A new anthology shines a light on women’s remarkable contribution to a male-dominated art
To coincide with Female in Focus 2021, Gulnara Samoilova – one of last year’s judges – discusses her latest photobook
Michelle Watt visualises her complex struggle to navigate a racial and sexual identity between Asian and Western cultures
“Correcting history that never really served us”: Decolonising the calendar in Carmen Daneshmandi’s latest zine
To coincide with the launch of Female in Focus 2021, Daneshmandi discusses her latest multimedia project, presented in the format of a dynamic spiral-bound calendar