Lunchtime Lecture: Acts of Resistance- Photography, Feminisms and the Art of Protest

This talk is part of the V&A Academy Lunchtime Lecture Series. No booking is required.

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  • Thursday, 7 March 2024

  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

  • Free event

Lunchtime Lecture: Acts of Resistance- Photography, Feminisms and the Art of Protest photo

In celebration of International Women’s Day, this lecture will introduce the key themes and participating international artists from the exhibition ‘Acts of Resistance: Photography, Feminisms and the Art of Protest’, a co-curated partnership between the V&A and South London Gallery, as part of the V&A’s Parasol Foundation Women in Photography project. ‘Acts of Resistance’ opens at the South London Gallery on 8th March 2024 and brings together works by over 17 international artists and collectives who are using the camera to challenge and move beyond traditional modes of protest photography.

This lecture will be led by exhibition curators Fiona Rogers, V&A Parasol Foundation Curator of Women in Photography and Sarah Allen, Head of Programme, South London Gallery.

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