Photographing the Female is a global platform that uses the transformational power of visual storytelling to explore what it means to be female around the world today. Through exhibitions, creative partnerships, workshops, and an online platform, Photographing the Female creates spaces for important stories to come alive to help the world understand how diverse, complex and extraordinary the female experience is.
Photographing the Female at #MagFields2017 will be an integrated workshop – held before the festival – and exhibition at the festival. The collective will work with the girls and women of Alsisar giving them an opportunity to engage with the arts and tell stories of their own. They will additionally be given disposable cameras with which they can explore their surrounds and the photographic medium.
As a final exhibition this collaborative effort will go on show at Magnetic Fields and give festival goers a unique chance to gain a deeper understanding of and engage with the surrounding cultural context of the festival.
Photographing the Female was founded in 2016 by Danish photographer, writer, and curator Sarah Høilund whose work mainly focuses on women, art, and global citizenship.