How Women invented the Photobook?

The history of photobooks and artists’ books is documented, collected, exhibited and discussed. How were the contributions and legacy of women to print culture overlooked for so long? *

Delphine Bedel
18 min readOct 7, 2021

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The birth of photography took place in a highly competitive and nationalistic context, with its inventors fighting for licenses and commercial gain, contesting court cases to decide whether photography was art, and asserting its role in the colonial process. Although…

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Delphine Bedel

Arts & Culture Programmer. Writes on photography & publishing