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Ylla - Indian Elephants


Camilla Koffler was a pioneer of animal photography. She changed her name to Ylla after finding out that Camilla in Serbian means ‘camel’....


Now open in Berlin. Masculinities: Liberation Through Photography, which includes work from eight of our heroines....

Heroine News In Brief

Joy Gregory takes part in Breath is Invisible – a public art project in Notting Hill.

Homage to VALIE EXPORT, exhibition until 10th January, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, AU.

Gillian Wearing Lockdown, exhibition until 1st November, Maureen Paley, London.

Shirin Neshat:  First time on public display, Shirin’s portrait of Malala Yousafzai can now be seen in Birmingham.  Find out more.

Rinko Kawauchi Forthcoming book As It Is.  Available from Chose Commune / 35.00€

Yagazie Emezie Just Pictures, exhibition until 21st November, projects+gallery, Saint Louis, MO, USA.

HEROINE “A woman distinguished and venerated for her extraordinary courage, fortitude, or noble qualities.”
The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary