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No Cover Up

Contemporary Heroine Ingrid Pollard’s new exhibition No Cover Up is part of the Glasgow International Festival of Arts 2021, on display at Glasgow Women's Library until July 23....

Trilogy of Flags

Trilogy of Flags

Within three new flags for Unoriginal Sin, ORLAN experiments with a hybrid aesthetic which encompasses photography and digital art....


Enez Nathié Reviews Poulomi Basu’s book Centralia, which has been shortlisted for the upcoming 2021 Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize....

On Film Festival

Dancing on Thin Ice

Heroine Lisl Ponger explores the eurocentricity of museum collections in new installation, on show at Das Weisse Haus, Vienna until July 3 2021....

young grandmother © Deana Lawson Centropy


Contemporary Heroine and The Hugo Boss Prize 2020 winner Deana Lawson is on display at the Guggenheim until October 11, 2021....

Portrait of Elisabeth Meyer by Ernest Rude. Courtesy of Preus Museum

Elisabeth Meyer

Elisabeth Meyer (1899 – 1968) was an early Norwegian photojournalist of the 1920s and 30s who documented her daring trips to Iran and India, as well as the local Sami people of Finnmark in her native Norway....

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june, 2021

HEROINE "A woman distinguished and venerated for her extraordinary courage, fortitude, or noble qualities.”

The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary