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Artists: Ponch Hawkes Cherine Fahd Clare Rae Polixeni Papapetrou Anne Ferran Julie Rrap Jill Orr Kawita Vatanajyankur Hoda Afshar Kirsten Lyttle Honey Long and Prue Stent Sandy Edwards Janina Green Pat Brassington Tracey Moffatt Linsey Gosper Deborah Paauwe Fiona Foley Joyce Evans Karla Dickens Polly Borland Simone Slee Zoë Croggon Eliza Hutchison Carol Jerrems Leah King Smith

In Her Words is a photographic exhibition focusing on women behind and in front of the camera. Recognizing the significance of feminist photography held by the Horsham Regional Art Gallery, guest curator Olivia Poloni was invited to draw works from the collection alongside key figures in contemporary Australian photographic practice.

In this exhibition we hear from women who are bold in the telling of their flaws, uncertainties and strengths; aiming to get to the core of the female experience, rights and challenges. Through these images the photographers make bold statements about the societies in which they live and work. Key themes include migration, queer culture, Aboriginal life, youth and childhood, the body, domesticity, place, identity and female repressions and expression.

In the wake of recent movements such as #metoo, In Her Words celebrates artists who are in control of their own story; whether they are speaking their own truth or re-enacting the accounts of others.

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