WOMEN & PHOTOGRAPHY

- WAYS OF SEEING AND BEING SEEN -

16 Oct- 16 Nov 2020 festival content availble to view on this site

15 October-15 November 2021 festival in development

We were not able to deliver our full programme on the 'Women and Photography' theme in 2020. We plan to deliver part 2 of 'Photo Oxford - Women and Photography' from 15 October to 15 November 2021. Watch this space and sign up to our newsletter below for updates in the coming months. Please support us with a donation if you can (link below)!

Job Opportunity

Photo Oxford is a member of the Oxford Culture Anti-Racism Alliance, a network of arts and cultural organisations in Oxford. The network is looking for an experienced part-time project manager to lead on the delivery of a programme of anti-racism action. The position will oversee the delivery of an evolving programme of training, data collation, artist and community consultation, reporting to a voluntary Steering Committee. The role requires a highly motivated and organised individual with the ability to manage multiple priorities working across a range of stakeholders with sensitivity, diplomacy and persuasion. You will be a passionate champion for equality underpinned by a belief in the vital importance of the arts and culture in the life of contemporary society and its efficacy as progressive agent of social change.


The position is available on a part-time basis at £30,000 per annum (pro rata for 2 days / week, equating to c.£12,000).

Given the values and purpose of the role, we especially welcome applications from the African Diaspora, South, East and South East Asian diaspora and heritage, Middle Eastern people and other ethnically diverse members of our community.


Please find a recruitment pack here: https://www.oxcultureantiracism.co.uk/


The deadline for applications is 15th March 2021 at 5pm Interviews will be held remotely w/c 22nd March 2021.

Listen/Watch Again from Photo Oxford 2020

Revisit online exhibitions on our What's On/Exhibitions tab

Listen and watch recordings of events including:

Anna Atkins: Botanical Illustration & Photographic Innovation, an in-conversation with Prof Geoffrey Batchen and Dr Lena Fritsch, discussing the work of pioneering British photographer and botanist Anna Atkins (1799-1871). Watch again here.

Hundred Heroines Photography Question Time
Should we encourage a platform of women collectors? How do you break into the industry? Should cities replace advertising with art? Vanessa Ansa posed these – and more – questions to four Heroines.
Watch again here

Conference: 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Women: Discovering the Work of Women Photographers' held on 24 October 2020
Listen again here

Online talk with Rose Teanby: 'The First Women of Photography 1839-1860'
Listen/watch again here

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The Photo Oxford digital map

The Photo Oxford digital map is in the process of being converted into a map of Visual Arts venues in Oxford, to be available in 2021. Look out for further news here and on our e-newsletter (sign up below) and social media.

Our thanks to The North Wall, Modern Art Oxford, Arts at The Old Fire Station and Fusion Arts, visual arts venues in Oxford, for helping make this map possible. And to Burst Design for creating it!

Please donate to support the Photography Oxford charity

Please give what you can to support Photo Oxford 2021! We will onc again offer a wide range of free exhibitions, displays and events, opening up new perspectives and opportunities; raising awareness of the contributions of women to photography; and collaborating with local and international communities through photography. We need your help to make it all possible.

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