Photos on display include works from her acclaimed series “Imagined States and Desires: A Balkan Journey” (1999-2003), “Black Sea: Between Chronicle and Fiction” (2002-2006), “Sweet Nothings” (2007), “Georgia: Seeds Carried by the Wind” (2008-2010), “Humber” (2010) and “She Dances on Jackson” (2011-2012). In addition, Winship has started an ongoing project called “And Time Folds” (2014-ongoing), which will also be on display.
While Winship’s work has primarily focused on Eastern Europe, she has also produced notable works in the United States. In 2011, she was the first woman to be awarded the Henri Cartier-Bresson Award, allowing her to travel across the United States taking photographs. The result of the journey culminated in the acclaimed book, “She Dances on Jackson.”
In a statement provided to the Barbican, Winship says of her upcoming exhibition, “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to be able to show what I’ve been doing these last years to an audience in my home country; to introduce older works, but also to have the possibility, for the first time, to reveal something of the new.”
The exhibition will run from June 22 to Sept. 2. Here are some images that will be on display:
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