Celebrating Women in Photography Today – Together

Bootcamp22: Photography & Protest

Returning in January 2022, register to our two week programme of workshops, community discussions and creative tasks. Focussing on how Heroines use visual art as a medium for political expression.


Hundred Heroines HQ has moved to Gloucester and to celebrate, we want to enlist your help to create a photographic archive for the future, an archive that showcases Gloucester in the 2020s.

Women in STEAM: Photographer Talk

As part of EXPOSURE 2022, we welcome Mónica Alcázar Duarte & Wendy McMurdo to discuss how they document and utilise science and technology within their practices. Register for free today!

Better than Netflix: An overdue voyage of discovery for any art photography aficionado. (ArtMag, Deutsche Bank)

Mohini Chandra

The Heroines

We champion women-told stories within visual arts and our Heroines are at the heart of our organisation. Explore the 200 leading names in photography and be inspired.


Image: Mirror from Kikau Street © Mohini Chandra
Esther Bubley Anemoia Symposium

Heroines Past

Explore our online archives and research resources to find out more about the pioneers of photography. As part of our mission, we celebrate the women photographers who came before.

Image: Courtesy of Jean Bubley and the Esther Bubley Archive.


Hundred Heroines HQ has moved to Gloucester. Check out our new contemporary space, current local events and how to get involved.

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Forthcoming Events

Stay tuned for our 2022 events; from public photography projects to Heroine online talks. We’ll be publishing our 2022 programme in January.

Connect & Create

Explore our easy-to-use learning resources and activities to get all ages involved with appreciating art.

Watch & Listen

Tour our extensive library of past Heroine panels and talks or stream every episode of the Voices podcast.

Latest News

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13th January 2022

Poulomi Basu welcomes her first major solo exhibition

Showing work from three series, Poulomi Basu brings her new exhibition to Side Gallery, Newcastle, on view until February 6, 2022
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12th January 2022

Women In STEAM: Photography talk with Mónica Alcázar Duarte & Wendy McMurdo

Online event with contemporary photographers Mónica Alcázar Duarte & Wendy McMurdo as part of EXPOSURE Photography Festival
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10th January 2022

Sarah Moon’s dreamlike images come to New York

Sarah Moon curates her solo exhibition, At The Still Point, at Fotografiska New York, on view until Feb 3, 2022.
Zineb Sedira, “Standing Here Wondering Which Way to Go”, 2019 (Detail of the installation “Way of Life”). © Zineb Sedira/ ADAGP, Paris, 2019. Courtesy of galleries kamel mennour, Paris/London and The Third Line, DubaïExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
6th January 2022

Last Chance to See – Voice-Over: Zineb Sedira

Contemporary Heroine Zineb Sedira’s solo show, at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, comes to a close this January 30, 2022
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4th January 2022

Marta Hoepffner

Marta Hoepffner (1912–2000) was a German experimental artist and abstract photographer. She was a pioneer of photomontage and the photogram in the 1930s and the kinetic art movement in the…
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24th December 2021

Last Chance to See – Carrie Mae Weem’s ‘The Shape of Things’

Contemporary Heroines Carrie Mae Weems brings her largest exhibition in 10 years to New York, on view until Dec 31, 2021

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