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Jessie Tarbox Beals

Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870 –1942), Canadian-born American photographer and photojournalist, was the first published female photojournalist in the United States and the first female night photographer. She documented Greenwich Village and the major figures and events of New York from the Victorian era up to the Depression.
25th July 2022
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Ursula Pariser

Born in Berlin, Ursula Pariser studied in London at the Reimann School of Art and Design before embarking on an illustrious career as educator and photographer.  Whilst head of photography at the Courtauld Institute of Art, she acted as special art adviser to the Queen.
Del Barrett
1st June 2022
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Timelines: Jananne Al-Ani

One of the leading women in photography, Jananne Al-Ani is an Iraqi-born photographer and filmmaker living in London. Her latest work, Timelines, is currently being exhibited at Towner Eastbourne, alongside Bringing to Light - an exhibition curated by Jananne herself.
6th May 2022