Turner-Prize-shortlisted artist and winner of the 2018 Max Mara Prize for Women – Helen Cammock on the 17th century Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi.
Other episodes include the critic and memoirist Juliet Jacques on the surrealist photographer and resistance worker Claude Cahun; artist Liliane Lijn on the surrealist painter Stella Sneed; cinema theorist Laura Mulvey on the radical filmmaker Chantal Akerman; Tate curator Natalia Sidlina on the avant-garde artist and designer Natalia Goncharova; and Hayward curator Zoe Whitley on Kathleen Collins, the first African-American woman to write and direct a feature film. Extraordinary women, all of whom made – and continue to make – the world a more interesting place. Bow down!
Programmed by Jennifer Higgie