The OPF, looking south-east. Image by: Jonathan Gardner, CC BY-NC 4.0. 2012.
Alexandra Symons-Sutcliffe is an art historian who writes and curates. She is currently a PhD candidate at Birkbeck University, London where she is completing a dissertation on British documentary photography from the 1970s and 1980s. She has organised and contributed to exhibitions and events programmes at organisations including Halle für Kunst Lüneburg (DE), Four Corners (UK), MayDay Rooms (UK), Gallery 44 (CAD), Cabinet Magazine (DE), The Kitchen (US) and the Whitney Museum of American Art (US). This event is the first public outcome of her AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions residency for research on women and non-binary photographers and video artists. A further public presentation will follow in April, and will be accompanied by a research article for the AWARE website.