Kinship looks at how women are using photography to reflect upon their sense of kin.
All six artists in this exhibition are women, and the projects collected together seek to uncover the ways people build close relationships amongst each other that feel like family. This ‘kin’ can be relations, partners, or close friends, tracing the way that our understanding of family and relationships are in flux.
Alongside the exhibition anyone is welcome to have their portrait taken as part of a ‘family’ with free drop in Polaroid portraits, reflecting on the ritual of family portraits and how we present ourselves as a group. You can take your free polaroid portrait home with you.
The exhibition features Pixy Liao, Momo Okabe, Margaret Mitchell, Lydia Goldblatt, Jenny Lewis, and Johanna Heldebro. Open Eye Gallery offers free tea and coffee on a ‘help-yourself’ basis.