30 Under 30 Women Photographers / 2024
Selections Announced

Ashley Armitage

Artpil proudly announces for its 15th Edition the selection of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers / 2024. Founded in 2010, this annual selection has helped emerging, mid-career, as well as some accomplished women photographers to gain further exposure and participate in the collective among peers. With styles ranging from art photography to documentary, portraiture to street and fashion, the works have been overwhelmingly well received.

Previous groups have exhibited in Rome in collaboration with CultRise and Dude Magazine, and in Paris and Lille in partnership with Maison Photo at Maison de la Photographie and Galerie Claude Samuel. The 2020 group gave occasion to launch Artpil’s online viewing room and we continued with 2021 and 2022 participating in Rome Art Week. Last year’s group 2023 took part in Torino Art Week with an artist reception and slideshow projection in collaboration with Recontemporary alongside a full exhibition online. This year promises further exposure with a growing audience for the 2024 group.

In photography, the traditional place for women is in front of the lens. Whether we like to admit it or not, is by and large a male-dominated arena, where the looking is a masculine act, and the subject is feminine, playing the role of looked-at and admired mainly for their outward appearance. Photography, then, has been a mirror for conventional gender roles in western society. What is it like, then, to be a female photographer, to be a woman who has seized hold of an instrument of which she traditionally remains in front, and to use her eye to view the world, rather than use it to throw back a soft, muted glance into the receiving end of a male gaze? It may sound primitive to talk of the female photographer in such a way, but as the photographers of 30 Under 30 women will undoubtedly profess, resistance – or discrimination, even subtle – can be common even today. We will each have our own stories of how being a woman has hindered, or even unfairly aided, our pursuit of this profession. One might say that looking at the work of 30 female photographers is positive discrimination, and so it is, to the necessary extent where a focus is placed on the work of women, whether or not you view their work as intrinsically female or feminine – or simply human.

– Natalie Dybisz (Miss Aniela / 2010)

 

Andreea Castris

Allie Collier

Ashley Armitage

Beatrice Sacco

Chiara Bruschini

Clara Miquel

Deborah Martino

Hajar Benjida

Florencia Gonzalez Hardoy

Giulia Biaggi

Foteini Zaglara

Ivory Campbell

Kaitlin Maxwell

Karin Scuderi

Kim

Kanya Iwana

Kathia Vertiz

Manu Ferneini

Noa Boucquillon

Natalia Poniatowska

Ophelie Loubat

Tsion Haileselassie

Veronika Vegera

Victoria Razo

Virginia Villacisla

Xuesheng Ma

Yanitsa Genova

Yasemin Guney Erten

Yuxi Hou

Yaz Erturk

Among the growing list of photographers in the collective, many have come from or have gone on to join agencies such as Magnum or Hans Lucas, and organizations like ICP / International Center of Photography. Many are winners of LensCulture and World Press Photo awards with representation in festivals such as Les Rencontres d’Arles, Circulation(s), and Voies Off. Publications include Aperture, The New York Times, and Photo Vogue, and several of the photographers have continued to contribute their series to Artpil, including Benedetta Ristori (2017) Being HumanJulie Hascoët (2017) Mexican Journal; Sarah Blesener (2018) Toy SoldiersEkaterina Anchevskaya (2018) Forgiving and I Remember Nothing; and Laure d’Utruy (2017) with Tempohome and The Royal Road: In Transformation and Wlasta Laura (2023) with The Unspoken Things.

30 Under 30 Women Photographers / 2024

Ashley Armitage | Chiara Bruschini | Andreea Castris | Allie Collier | Florencia Gonzalez Hardoy | Hajar Benjida | Giulia Biaggi | Noa Boucquillon | Ivory Campbell | Manu Ferneini | Yasemin Güney Erten | Yaz Ertürk | Yanitsa Genova | Tsion Haileselassie | Yuxi Hou | Kanya Iwana | Kim | Ophelie Loubat | Xuesheng Ma | Deborah Martino | Kaitlin Maxwell | Clara Miquel | Natalia Poniatowska | Victoria Razo | Beatrice Sacco | Karin Scuderi | Veronika Vegera | Kathia Vertiz | Virginia Villacisla | Foteini Zaglara

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