Stories from our Women's History Month Series.
From social conflicts to documentary reportages women in photography continue to reframe the everyday, create a space for marginalised voices and galvanise for impactful change. This month we celebrate the women in photography and their contributions to the industry.
“To stand up and tell your story is an act of power, strength, and courage.” – Gulnara Samoilova on Street Photography.
Reframing the everyday, creating a space for marginalized voices and galvanizing for impactful change within street photography and the industry as a whole, Gulnara Samoilova is renowned for her work.
Christina Koch’s longest mission in outer space by a woman reveals cutting-edge research and stunning images documenting her almost year-long journey.
As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we consider that two decades have passed since Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term intersectionality. Our guest writer, Kitty Doherty asks why women in minority groups are still kept in the margins.
“Women tend to focus on the stories they want to do, and don’t compromise.” – An Interview with femLENS founder, Jekaterina Saveljeva.
Advocating for diversity in the media, bringing photography as a tool for change to communities and mentoring those who have not been heard or are without a platform, femLENS are providing a space for women around the world.
New Zealand was the first country to give women the vote in 1893, including indigenous Maori women. In Switzerland, some women were not granted the vote for almost another 100 years to follow.
Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is #BreakTheBias with marches scheduled across the globe – but none will compare to the 2017 Women’s March. Although flawed, its impact on society’s relationship to activism can still be seen today. With IMAGO’s photographers capturing the march from different corners of the world, we look back at the lessons learned in 2017.
Lorena Gelis Palomino who lost her life because of an unsafe clandestine abortion in Barranquilla, Colombia is one of the many women who are the leading emblem behind Colombia’s most recent wave of feminism.
Kicking off Women’s Month, we take a look back at some of the highlights from IMAGO’s female photographers showcased on The Game over the last year.