Catherine Opie surveys her life’s work in her new monograph

Reading Time: four minutes The career-spanning distribution features the diversity of Opie’s subjects, including high school football players, mini-malls, protests, freeways and her family I actually first came across Catherine Opie’s work in college, when I saw the girl series Domestic from…

Benjamin Wolbergs’ vast and lively anthology seeks to redefine queer representation

Reading Period: 2 minutes Photo: © Bettina Pittaluga. Through the lenses of over fifty different photographers, New Weird Photography traverses a heady mix of identities, experiences, mechanics and aesthetics to department “one-dimensional” perceptions of queerness Growing up in Bavaria throughout the 80s…

Elle Pérez proposes a different way of seeing, through a queer look

Reading Time: two minutes The photographer thinks the complexities of gender and the transformation of the body, drawing on their Muy Thai training and study of the queer community “What would it not mean to just start over? ” Elle Pérez reflects.…

Ukraine through the lenses of its modern women photographers

Reading Period: 4 minutes To coincide with Female in Focus 2021, Kateryna Radchenko, founder and curator associated with Ukraine’s only contemporary photography festival, discusses Ukrainian women’s contribution to the medium within the context of the country’s cultural and historical tensions Female in…

Wonder Harris wins MACK 1st Book Award 2021

Reading Period: < 1 minute Inner Journey is really a raw and introspective characterization of Harris’ experience as an autistic, non-binary, transgender performer, tracing their struggles along with mental illness, self-love and gender identity “Growing upward, I did not know I had…

Oleg Ponomarev shares the encounters of transgender men and women within Russia

Reading Time: 5 minutes In a country exactly where identifying as LGBTQ+ may threaten your existence, the openness with which Ponomarev’s participants share their stories carves a path for others to do the same An amendment to the Ruskies constitution, which was…

The women photographers bringing nuance towards the way COVID-19 is being covered

Reading Time: five minutes Photo: © De Lovie. To coincide with Female in Focus 2021 , BJP hears through The Journal : a global collective compounding more than 400 women professional photographers documenting their lives throughout the coronavirus pandemic Numerous studies in…

Females Street Photographers: A new anthology shines a light on women’s remarkable contribution to a male-dominated art

Reading Time: 3 minutes Photo: Untitled , Adjara, Georgia, 2014 © Natela Grigalashvil To coincide with Woman in Focus 2021 , Gulnara Samoilova – certainly one of last year’s judges – discusses her latest photobook, compiling the work of hundred women street…