Posts Tagged ‘Ann Fessler’

Fessler honored by Museum of Motherhood, NY

Ann Fessler (Professor, Photography) will be inducted into the Motherhood Hall of Fame of the Museum of Motherhood in New York, for her groundbreaking work with mothers who lost children for adoption. Fessler and Amber Kinser are receiving the honor this year for being women of “Practical and Political Inspiration” in the area of maternal […]

Fessler Belfast exhibit & VA lecture

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, Ann Fessler (Professor, Photography) will give a talk about her work on A GIRL LIKE HER as part of the “2014 Visual Voices Professional Lecture Series” at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. (Harris Theater, 7:30 PM). A GIRL LIKE HER reveals the hidden history of over a million young women […]

Fessler work at MoCP, Chicago

A film by Ann Fessler (Professor, Photography), “Along the Pale Blue River,” is on exhibition as part of the “Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood” exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago (April 18–July 13, 2014). Curated by Susan Bright, the exhibition includes the work of Janine Antoni, Elinor Carucci, Tierney Gearon, Elina Brotherus, […]

Fessler Exhibition & Screening in London

A film by Ann Fessler (Professor, Photography), Along the Pale Blue River, is currently on exhibition through January 5, 2014 at the The Foundling Museum in London. The exhibition is a part of “Home Truths: Photography & Motherhood,” a two-venue exhibition held jointly with The Photographers’ Gallery, London. Fessler traveled to London in connection with […]

Ann Fessler’s Film Broadcast in Sweden

Ann Fessler’s (Professor, Photography) film A GIRL LIKE HER was broadcast on Swedish Educational Television in September and will be rebroadcast several times over the coming year. In October, A GIRL LIKE HER screened at the Utopia Film Festival in Maryland, the DMZ International Documentary Film Festival in Korea, and in Suwałki and Mrągowo, Poland […]

Fessler Film in Worldwide Distribution

Ann Fessler’s (Professor, Photography) film A GIRL LIKE HER is now available worldwide! Women Make Movies, the North American distributor, released the film in the spring of 2013, and Journeyman Pictures (UK) is now distributing the film throughout the rest of the world. In June, Fessler was invited to screen her film and do a […]

RISD faculty garner RISCA grants and fellowships

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has announced the recipients of its 2013  fellowships and grants to individuals. In the Fellowship category: Ann Fessler, Professor, Photography Steve Subotnick, Senior Critic, FAV Jesse Thompson, Critic, FAV In the Grants to Individual category Daniel Sousa, Critic, FAV, to help in the release of his animated […]

Ann Fessler's "THE GIRLS WHO WENT AWAY" lauded by Ms. Magazine

Ms. Magazine has named Ann Fessler’s (Professor, Photography)  “THE GIRLS WHO WENT AWAY” one of the top 100 non-fiction feminist books of all times.  The book tells the story of women who were forced to give up their babies for adoption from the 1950s through the early ’70s.  Oral histories by some women who lived through […]