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Online conference: Let Us Now Praise Famous Women / 24 October 2020

Let Us Now Praise Famous Women: Discovering the work of Female Photographers is an online conference being held on 24 October as part of Photo Oxford. It will explore the critical work of women writing about, collecting, and curating photography by women.

Key questions include how women’s voices are heard in the history and criticism of photography, the influence of the feminist movement on women photographers’ careers, and the role of museums in shaping the legacies of women photographers. The day also foregrounds strategies for emerging photographers to find themselves in a supportive network of ideas and practice.

Speakers include Val Williams, Patrizia di Bello, Anna Fox, Fiona Rogers, and others. 

Attendance is free. Booking and the programme can be seen here: https://visit.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/event/let-us-now-praise-famous-women

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