Women & Photography
September 30 – January 7
San Francis Church, Udine
The exhibition realized in collaboration with the Municipality of Udine, Ken Damy Museum of Brescia, Fratelli Alinari of Florence and the Photographic School in the Nature of Rome is dedicated to women photographers that marked out the 20th century: those women have left and still keep leaving their indelible fingerprints in the evolution of photography as an independent art.
This ambitious project wants to reveal a cultural and creative estate in the history of the international photography that have been imposing for the last 100 years a non usual point of vue.
The exhibition is accompanied by a catalog with a preface written by Naomi Rosenblum, the most important historian of photography in the world, and presents 150 women photographers who characterized the 20th century and among them: Lucia Moholy, Florence Henri, Marianne Brandt, Lee Miller, Gerda Leo,Yva (Else Simon), Elizaveta Ignatovic, Toni von Haken, André Rogi, Laure Albin Guillot, Wanda Wulz, Gertrude Fehr, Margaret Bourke White, Tina Modotti, Imogen Cunningham, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Madame Yevonde, Gisele Freund, Berenice Abbott, Dototrhea Lange,Barbara Morgan, Helen Levitt, Denise Colomb,Slavka Pavic, Inge Morath, Lynn Pelham,Lisette Model, Ruth Bernhard, Diane Arbus, Jeanine Niepce, Carla Cerati, Mary Ellen Mark,Judy Dater, Martine Frank, Maria Mulas,Rosangela Betti, Irina Ionesco, Joyce Tenneson, Letizia Battaglia, Erszebet Zinner, Claude Batho, Ruth Mayerson Gilbert, Verena von Gagern, Sarah Moon, Cindy Sherman, Angele Etoundi Essamba, Anna Pisula Mandzej, Ernestine Ruben, Marylin Bridges, Jaschi Klein, Francesca Woodman, Marina Ballo Charmet, Barbara Foshay, Flor Garduno, Nan Goldin, Annie Leibovitz, Olga Tobreluts, Mari Mahr, Graciela Intrubide, Susan Meiselas, Elaine Ling, Sara Saudek, fino alla contemporaneità, con i lavori di Inez Baturo, Eleni Mouzakiti, Majlinda Hoxha, Newsha Tavakolian, Rena Effendi, Ana Opalic, Marie Maurel de Maillet, Uma Kinoscita, Shu Hamaura, Camila Sposati, Monia Lippi, Jelena Blagovic, Bruna Kazinoti, Ivana Tomanovic, Katarina Sadowski, Fatima Abbadi, Ester Havlovà, Alice Wielinga, Danielle van Zadelhoff, Elizaberh Opalenik, Umida Ahmedova, Dita Pepe, Kasia Widmanska, Dorothee Golz...and other else.
The exposition is curated by Silvia Bianco (Musei Civici di Udine), Ken Damy (Ken Damy Museum) and Walter Liva (CRAF, Spilimbergo).