An exhibition beginning this fall at Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto, Ontario, dives into the realm of African photographic portraiture through the perspectives of women, both as sitters and photographers.

The Way She Looks revisits the history of African photographic portraiture through the perspectives of women, both as sitters and photographers. Spanning the beginnings of colonial photography on the continent to the present day.

The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture showcases contemporary works by women artists—Jodi Bieber, Lebohang Kganye, Zanele Muholi, Grace Ndiritu and more—alongside 1950s studio portraits and 19th-century colonial images and albums The show will remain on view through December 8

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