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Festival: Photo Oxford 2021 / 15 October-15 November 2021

Photo Oxford Festival opens on 15 October with outdoor projections on the Ruskin School of Art building. This leads into a launch weekend of activity including Portfolio Reviews, film screenings, tours and opportunities to meet artists and curators in their exhibition spaces. The Festival is themed around Women and Photography - Ways of Seeing and Being Seen. 

Of particular interest to BPH are exhibitions: 

  • Line and Texture: The photography of Nancy Sheung (1914-1979)
  • Images of Liberation: Sally Fraser’s photography of women’s protest
  • Dearly Beloved. Photographs by: Jim Grover
  • Photography & The Book
  • Dwelling: In This Space We Breathe by Khadija Saye
  • Greta Garbo: Hollywood Icon
  • Moments of Transition: The photographs of Grace Robertson
  • Anna Atkins: Botanical Illustration & Photographic Innovation (2020), and
  • A  Women and Early Colour Photography: An Autochrome Trail takes visitors around Oxford

The events  programme includes:

  • Conference: ‘Women, Memory & Transmission. Postcolonial perspectives from the arts & literature’
  • Persevere Young Man: Grace Robertson and Picture Post
  • Elinor Carucci - 1986 till today
  • Mary Somerville: Refocusing the Queen of Science
  • Phytography Workshop
  • Cyanotype Workshop
  • Anthotypes Workshop

Visit the website for more details and to book:

Image: © Estate of Nancy Sheung | Staircase, 1960s

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