This International Women’s Day, Leica announces the winners of its annual grant for women photographers: Mary F. Calvert, Anna Filipova, Eli Farinango and Greta Rico
The award-winning photographers Rosem Morton, Rania Matar and September Bottoms discuss validation, community and empowering women through photography
As part of Leica Gallery’s Black History Month celebrations, the photographer presents her first solo exhibition, alongside a programme of talks, workshops and grants for young Black photographers
Vikesh Kapoor’s mother delivered over 3000 children throughout her career as an obstetrician-gynaecologist in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. The artist’s new series, commissioned by Leica, in collaboration with 1854, reflects on that history.
Ana María Arévalo Gosen wins the 2021 Leica Oskar Barnack Award as the camera company reopens its multipurpose headquarters
Leica Leitz-Park celebrates photography with a wide roster of exhibitions, a newly renovated museum and multiple international awards
Commissioned by Leica and 1854, Bannister’s new body of work – titled Witnesses of: Individuality – celebrates difference and commonality amongst the people of England
“My mum served her community in the grandest way possible. That was the spark for this whole idea,” says Vikesh Kapoor, as he embarks on the Leica x 1854 Witnesses of: Devotion commission
“Whether you’ve got six minutes or six days, it’s about lending yourself to those moments so that you can make people feel comfortable,” says the British-Nigerian photographer, recently commissioned by Leica and 1854 to capture ‘the everyday’
After spending years making work in the USA, a new commission from Leica will see Bannister turning his camera to his native Britain — where he seeks to dig beneath the surface of how people and places ‘present’, instead capturing their essence.
“For me, it’s about allowing black men to show a vulnerability that they’re not normally allowed to share”