Topic: women

Women, who are part of the Sawt al-Haq (Voice of Rights), stand with their weapons as they undergo military training in Aleppo

Pictures of the Week: February 15 – 22

From female fighters in Syria and smugglers under Gaza to the second anniversary of Libya’s uprising and a 100-year-old hospital for dolls, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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© Carrie Mae Weems / The Art Institute of Chicago
Out There

Carrie Mae Weems: A Look Back on Three Decades

Carrie Mae Weems is an art-photographer, performance artist, activist and videographer—well known for her photographic series and multi-screen projections relating to themes focusing on family, beauty and memory. A new retrospective showcases her work from the last 25 years.

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Sarah Elliott
In Progress

After the Spring: Women of the Arab Revolution

As Libya and Egypt hold nationwide elections, LightBox presents the work of Sarah Elliott, whose photographs show those who had the most at stake after the revolutions: women.

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Diana Markosian
In Progress

The Girls of Chechnya

Chechen authorities are the unseen presence in Diana Markosian’s photographs of girls growing up in the region.

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Adrienne Grunwald
Photo Essay

Guerreiras: The Female Warriors of Brazilian Futebol

The 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off today in Germany. In September 2010, photographer Adrienne Grunwald, along with gender researcher and former Santos F.C. player Caitlin Fisher, began documenting the lives of forty female futebol players in Brazil who play professionally for Santos FC—one of the most renowned male futebol clubs of all time.

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Bill Cunningham trendspotting in the streets of New York.
Out There

Bill Cunningham: The Original Street Fashion Photographer

Richard Press’s documentary film Bill Cunningham New York is a charming portrait of the idiosyncratic photographer’s pursuit of fashion, elegance and humanity on the streets of New York.

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