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The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all in some shape or form, and as a small organisation, we don’t have substantial resources to support those whose lives and livelihoods are under threat.  But, as Angela Merkel once said: “A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.”  Here is our contribution, albeit a small one.  We’ve teamed up with our chums at Northern Narratives to collate useful information being shared on other platforms.  If you’re looking for support or something to do during self-isolation or simply something uplifting, these sites may help.

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In Brief …

On this day – two heroinic photographers were born.  Tish Murtha 14.3.1956 and Diane Arbus 14.3.1923.
Shirin Neshat announced as the Master of Photography for Photo London 2020
Clare Strand in BJP-online on her Deutsche Börse Foundation Prize 2020 short-listed work.
Karen Knorr, Rineke Dijkstra and Tracey Moffatt in Masculinities: Liberation Through Photography at the Barbican (London) until 17.05.20.
Aïda Muluneh, co-curator and exhibitor:  Crossroads Ethiopia, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, until 21.11.20
Renate Bertlmann’s Rosengarten, Austria’s entry to the 2019 Venice Biennale, is now on show at Belvedere (Vienna) until 30.08.20.
Annegret Soltau’s exhibition Spider, currently showing at Richard Saltoun (London) until 02.04.20.
Rene Effendi, exhibition Waiting for Winter at Side Gallery, Newcastle, until 05.04.20.
Aïda Muluneh, Carrie Mae Weems, Laura El-Tantawy and Zanele Muholi in Fotofest Biennial 2020 – African Cosmologies: Photography, Time and The Other, curated by Mark Sealy.  Houston, Texas until 19.04.20.

HEROINE “A woman distinguished and venerated for her extraordinary courage, fortitude, or noble qualities.”
The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary