Exhibition Opening | Intersectional Geographies | Martin Parr Foundation

Multiple dates (18:00 - 20:00)

Join us for an evening of photography and performance to mark the opening of our first exhibition of 2022, Intersectional Geographies, a group show curated by Jacqueline Ennis-Cole. The event will begin at 6PM, with a performance at 7PM in the MPF gallery. No ticket is required.

This new exhibition brings together a selection of artists and photographers whose diverse work raises awareness of the complex relationships between the most pressing concerns of our time. Works included touch upon mining, black collar labour, displacement, accountability, and more.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
Ignacio Acosta / Rhiannon Adam / Lisa Barnard / Jacqueline Ennis-Cole / Darek Fortas / Roshini Kempadoo / Miranda Pennell / Judy Rabinowitz Price / Xavier Ribas / David Severn / Aida Silvestri / Janine Wiedel

In 2021 Martin Parr Foundation held a Curator Open Call as a part of the Foundation’s efforts and activities to extend the diversity of our contributors and audience. Intersectional Geographies was selected by our panel of judges as the winning exhibition. Thank you to the panel –

Mariama Attah / Curator, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
Song Tae Chong / Independent Curator and Photo Historian
Alona Pardo / Curator, Barbican Art Gallery, London
Jennie Ricketts / Independent Photography Consultant

‘Intersectional Geographies advocates for a deeper understanding of multi-faceted overlaps between protecting and sustaining our planet’s ecosystems and the people situated within diverse geographical contexts, whether they be mining communities, rural landscapes, and/or UK home environments… The exhibition asks questions, open dialogue, and stimulates conversations that are representative of our present day climate justice crisis. Thus, creating a visual aesthetic and an atmospheric experience that will undoubtedly evoke empathy, knowledge, understanding and deeper insights’. – Jacqueline Ennis-Cole, Curator

This event is sponsored by our friends and local Bristol brewery Lost and Grounded.

Photo - Engine Driver, Littleton Colliery, The West Midlands, UK, 1977. From ‘Coal #Mining in the West Midlands’ © Janine Wiedel ⁣

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