No Man’s Land: Women’s photography and the First World War
Location: Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Type: Admission free, Exhibition
Date: 26 January - 6 April 2019
No Man’s Land offers rarely-seen female perspectives on the First World War, featuring images taken by women who worked as nurses, ambulance drivers, and official photographers, as well as contemporary artists directly inspired by the conflict.
Commemorating the Centenary of the Armistice of the First World War, No Man’s Land features photographs by three women of the epoch, alongside three women making work a century later.
There will be talks, events and workshops as part of this exhibition.
No Man’s Land is curated by Dr. Pippa Oldfield and is a co-production by Impressions Gallery, The Turnpike, Bristol Cathedral and Bishop Auckland Town Hall. Supported using public money from National Lottery Arts Council England Strategic Touring. Historical images are kindly provided by Imperial War Museums; National Library of Scotland; Special Collections, University of Leeds; and Cromer Museum (Norfolk Museums Service).
For further details, examples of some of the photographs in the exhibition and a short video, please see the link to Impressions Gallery: