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Magnum Photos Now: On Female Representation

Susan Meiselas & Amy Sherlock

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Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas is joined in conversation by writer, editor and deputy director of Frieze, Amy Sherlock to discuss the representation of women through the medium of photography.

With a career spanning over four decades, Susan Meiselas’ practice has often focused on the visual representation of women and the more vulnerable, marginalised, individuals in society. Primarily working within the documentary mode and in collaboration with her subjects, Meiselas is known for her use of photographic conventions to challenge issues around the male gaze and the relationship between photographer and subject.

Here, Amy Sherlock joins her to explore the methods of addressing and challenging the mediums ever changing power as a vehicle for questioning societal norms.

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