Tag: Photoville

Female in Focus: Cosmic Drive

Reading Time: 3 minutes “Cosmic Drive primarily explores the way humans handle ignorance,” says Katinka Schuett of her Female…

26 September 2019

Her Take: (Re)thinking Masculinity

Reading Time: 7 minutes Last year, VII Photo Agency invited six women to join its collective. With seven female members in total, “the seven of VII” quickly became a phrase that stuck. After numerous email exchanges, and a big discussion at the annual general meeting in Barcelona in March, the seven of VII are now staging a group exhibition together – Her Take: (Re)thinking Masculinity, which opens at Photoville in Brooklyn, New York on 13 September.

The exhibition is made up of seven separate projects, each exploring the topic of masculinity. “The exhibition is a conversation, and it’s a conversation that we want to have with both women and men,” explains Sara Terry, whose project recreates Manet’s famous painting, Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe, with a naked man replacing the female nude.

12 September 2018