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31 women to watch out for

Now in its second year, the PHMuseum Women Photographer Grant has a simple premise – to recognise and award world-class photographers, who also happen to be women. Judged this year by a prestigious panel including Magnum photographer Alessandra Sanguinetti and The Photographers’ Gallery senior curator Karen McQuaid, the Grant has two main sections – The Women Photographer Grant and the New Generation Prize for those under 30 years of age. This year the following series have made the shortlist: Aletheia Casey, No Blood Stained the Wattle Alexa Vachon, Rise Alice Mann, Drummies Anna Boyiazis, Finding Freedom in the Water Ayline Olukman, Psyche Claudia Gori, The Sentinels: Electrosensitivity in Italy Diana Markosian, Santa Barbara Elena Anosova, Out-of-the-Way Eleonora Strano, The Dark Embrace Encarni Pindado, Central American, Women Migration Giya Makondo-Wills, The Came From the Water While the World Watched Gulnara Samoilova, Lost Family Iggy Smalls, Neverland Johanna Maria Fritz, Like a Bird Karolina Gembara, Seven Sisters Ksenia Kuleshova, Abkhazia Laura Pannack, The Cracker Lee Grant, The Korea Project (Working Title) Louisa Boeszoermeny, The State I Am …

2018-11-16T13:39:49+00:00

Vogue Italia’s Alessia Glaviano on curating the Photo Vogue Festival

“The main issues in fashion currently are gender and identity, and a more inclusive image of beauty,” says Alessia Glaviano. “It partially comes from Instagram – Instagram has made a big change.” It’s forward-thinking comment for someone known for her work on world-famous print magazine Vogue Italia, but then Glaviano’s also known for pushing the boundaries. In addition to being senior photo editor on Vogue Italia, she’s web editor of vogue.it, and she’s also responsible for PhotoVogue – a curated online platform on which emerging photographers can submit their work. And in addition she’s director of the Photo Vogue Festival, the first-ever international festival of fashion photography, which is now back for the second time in Milan. “Well it went very well last year,” she says. “So here we are again.” Then there’s Vogue Italia itself. A very different beast to its more mainstream counterparts in the US and elsewhere, it sets the standard for cutting-edge fashion photography. It’s known for its adventurous and sometimes dark imagery, giving photographers such as Steve Meisel, Miles Aldridge, Ellen von Unwerth, …

2017-12-05T10:47:59+00:00

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