Open Call for Papers | Fast Forward: How Do Women Work? Conference at Tate Modern, London, UK

Deadline for submissions: 1 March.

Following two inspiring international conferences about the role of Women Photographers, held at Tate Modern in April 2015 and National Gallery of Art in Lithuania in 2017, Fast Forward are hosting the third conference at Tate Modern, in autumn 2019. Through a mix of call for papers and invited speakers, this public event aims to bring together key voices from across the globe to explore and identify critical themes and issues pertinent to how women work photographically in the 20th and 21st century and recognising their contributions to the medium’s history. We will explore the wide range of working practices both historical and contemporary, addressing key themes in current photography research and celebrating important work produced.

The themes for the conference are set out in the call for papers on the web link below. They encourage submissions that embrace the following principles: an inclusive definition of gender, an interest in diverse practices, global perspectives and alternative approaches to education.

Submission of 500 word abstract and CV or link to a webpage. The abstract must be submitted as a single PDF file, please DO NOT include any images.
16th May 2019 – Successful applicants will be notified after this date.

Please email submissions to:

For more see:…conference-at-tate-modern-in-uk-2019-call-for-papers/

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