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9 Photography Exhibitions Closing in October 2021

By 28th September 2021No Comments

We’re back with another round-up of unmissable exhibitions that are coming to a close this October, so get your diaries ready and fill your weekends with photography! 

Exhibitions all feature at least one Heroine as we continue to celebrate women in photography. Crossing continents, the list includes photography exhibitions from New York to Victoria and Paris to New Jesery, getting you back to the culture you love.

Anne Collier @ Aton Kern Gallery, New York

Contemporary photographer, Anne Collier presents her most recent series Filters (2019-) in New York

Anton Kern Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by the New York-based artist Anne Collier. This will be Collier’s sixth solo exhibition with the gallery. – Aton Kern Gallery

Read more | Closes October 23

El Tiempo del Fuego @ Maureen Paley, London

British photographer Hannah Collins, exhibits in solo show across two galleries in London.

Maureen Paley is pleased to announce a new exhibition by Hannah Collins which will be presented across the gallery’s two London spaces.

Collins’ large-format black-and-white photographs brought her to prominence during the 1980s and led to a Turner Prize nomination in 1993. Her work draws attention to historical and social frameworks and addresses a wide range of subjects and geographical locations through images of interiors, exteriors, interactions, and specific objects. In 2015 a retrospective of her work was shown at the Sprengel Museum Hannover, in conjunction with the award of the Spectrum Prize and travelled to Camden Art Centre, London and Baltic Centre, Newcastle. – Maureen Paley

Read more | Closes October 9 & 24

Gathering Together @ Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

One of the leading women in photography, Adama Delphine Fawundu displays new exhibition in New Jersey

Adama Delphine Fawundu (b. 1971) draws upon her Mende heritage and her experience as the first member of her family born in the United States to explore the passage of knowledge, artistic expression, and historical events through generations and throughout the African diaspora.  Princeton University Art Museum

Read more | Closes October 24

Land/s @ Aga Khan Museum, Ontario

Iranian photographer Gohar Dashti exhibits her environmental series in Canada.

Presented as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Land/s, by U.S.-based Iranian photographer Gohar Dashti, investigates the power of nature to make people feel at home, no matter where they find themselves on Earth.. – Aga Khan Museum

Read more | Closes October 14

Monet Hates Me @ Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris

British photographer Tacita Dean creates an exhibition in a box spawned from random exploration

Designed as ‘an exhibition in a box,’ Monet Hates Me is an edition of one hundred clothbound and foil embossed boxes, each containing fifty objects, some unique to each box. – Marian Goodman Gallery

Read more | Closes October 9

Foam Talent 2019 @ Online

One of the most celebrated British photographers today, Heather Agyepong has been recognised as one of Foam Talent 2019

The fifteenth edition of Foam Talent presents a selection of 20 outstanding artists, each in their own way feeling the pulse of our times. – Foam Talent 2019

Read more | Closes October 31*

Styx @ Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Australia

Contemporary photographer Alix Marie pushes the boundaries of photography at Australian photography festival.

Styx sees French artist Alix Marie delve further into her interest in water deities, and the intersection between the body, its representation, and an expansive idea of photography. – Ballarat International Foto Biennale

Read more | Closes October 24

Bristol Photo Festival @ Bristol Photo Festival, Bristol

A festival of exhibitions and events featuring Heroines.

Bristol Photo Festival (BPF) is in collaboration with various art venues around the city to deliver long-term photographic exhibitions all through summer and autumn. Other than displays showcasing works from the general public, as part of BPF’s engagement and commissioning programme, the festival also includes works by Heroines such as Heather Agyepong, Markéta Luskačová, Joy Gregory, Clémentine Schneidermann, Sian Davey, Jo Spence, Laia Abril, Chloe Dewe Mathews and Helen Sear. – Hundred Heroines, Shyama Laxman

Read more | Closes October*

Transmigrations @ Augusta Edwards Fine Art, London

Celebrated British artist Karen Knorr exhibits two series in London.

A solo presentation of work by Karen Knorr, the exhibition will focus on works from the artist’s two most recent series, India Song (2008-2020) and Monogatari (2012-2017). Cromwell Place

Read more | Closes October 31

*Exhibition closing dates may very as are online or includes many separate exhibitions