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28-29 Oct - Fast Forward Women in Photography: The fifth research workshop in Lagos

Announcing the fifth research workshop Fast Forward 2: Women in Photographyfunded by The Leverhulme Trust International Network Grant and University for the Creative Arts.

Hosted by:

LagosPhoto Festival, Nigeria

on October 28 – 29, 2018

Azu Nwagbogu and Charlotte Langhorst at LagosPhoto, Professor Anna Fox and Maria Kapajeva, from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA, UK), have organized the fifth research workshop for the Fast Forward 2 International Networks project. This next workshop, at this rapidly growing international photography festival, includes established and early career professionals from the fields of photography, curation, and writing to discuss new perspectives on women in photography in West Africa and the wider African continent as well as representation of women in new photographic practices.

Invited guests and presenters will discuss issues and ideas and share information valuable for future projects with the aim of advocating for women photographers to be better recognised and discussed in the world of photography.