During my time, I witnessed Germany’s last emperor Wilhelm II outline a role for women, which was later adopted by the Nazis: Kirche, Küche, Kinder. This translates as ‘church, kitchen and children’ — three words that seemed to sum up the entirety of a woman’s life.
Polly Braden presents Holding the Baby, an exhibition that creates a powerful portrait of the impact of austerity measured on families across the UK. Holding the Baby is currently showing at the Arnolfini, Bristol, up until 12 June 2022.
LaToya Ruby Frazier’s The Last Cruze documents the industry collapse of a town in Lordstown, Ohio, on view at CAAM, California until March 20, 2022.
Laia Abril’s photography series Menstruation Myths displayed as part of Bristol Photo Festival, on view until October 24.
Traditional power dynamics in relationships are turned on their heads in new photography exhibition, Your Gaze Belongs to Me, on show until September 5
‘Moonshine’ by woman photographer Bertien Van Manen highlighting Appalachian culture. Held at Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam until the August 14
Contemporary Heroine Polly Braden shines a light on single parent families in new exhibition, at Museum of the Home until August 29.
Contemporary Heroine Ingrid Pollard’s new exhibition No Cover Up is part of the Glasgow International Festival of Arts 2021, on display at Glasgow Women’s Library until July 23.
A major retrospective of Heroine Jo Spence, From Fairytales to Phototherapy (18 June – 20 June 2021), is being exhibited at Arnolfini as part of Bristol Photo Festival.