Anette Brolenius is a portrait and documentary photographer focusing on social issues, in particular human and women’s rights.
At the Cobra Museum, during the exhibition of Kati Horna, the series UNSUNG by the Swedish photographer Anette Brolenius can be seen. The UNSUNG series contains about 130 portraits (and growing), made over a period of 5 years. These are black and white portraits of women’s rights activists. Twenty portraits are shown at the Cobra Museum. It has previously been exhibited in Stockholm, Paris and in Pakistan. The exhibition is a collaboration with the Committee of International Womens Day (IWD) in Amstelveen. On March 8th (International Women’s Day) a symposium will be held in teh Cobra Museum in which one of the portraited woman: Peninah Musyimi or Safe Spaces Nairobi (Kenya) is keynote speaker.
(Photo © Peter Tijhuis.)