Celebrating Women in Photography Today – Together


Elisabeth Buchmeyer Lewis

In April 2022, Hundred Heroines became the sole custodians of the archive of Elisabeth Buchmeyer Lewis (1935 – 2018). We are looking forward to delving into the depths of this cornucopia and unlocking its potential as a record of “post-war world optimism and rapid change”. From rock stars to classic cars, Elisabeth’s photographs chart the course of an astonishing career. Beyond the allure of London’s music scene and the Morgan Motor Company, Elisabeth recorded the working lives of women, and artistically reminisced about her German childhood. Read more


Visit Glostorama.org, a new microsite dedicated to our Glostorama! initiative.

Next Event Meet-Up : Sunday, May 22, 2022 – 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Continuing our Glostorama! walks A leisurely and picturesque walk around the site of Barnwood House Hospital, a former psychiatric hospital, with Dominic Rai.

100 x 100

Inspired by the work of Gillian Wearing and Elina Brotherus, Hundred Heroines has teamed up with the Museum of Gloucester to celebrate IWD2022 with the launch of a new initiative that will see 100 women in Gloucester pick up their cameras and photograph 100 Gloucester Heroines.

Image : Emma Willis © Karen Patchell

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17th May 2022

Deutsche Börse Prize Winner – Deana Lawson

‘Through sheer inventiveness and complexity of her approach to image making, Lawsons centropy reframes and reclaims the black experience’.
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17th May 2022

Let There Be Light

Ellen Carey displays innovative new work in Paris. One of the leading women in photography, Ellen is widely recognised for her innovative approach to creating images.
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13th May 2022

Photo London 2022 – Part 3

For our third round-up of festival highlights we’re putting the spotlight on the Discovery section of the fair, exploring an exhibition by the print curation platform hi~noon.
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12th May 2022


44 Years of the Daimler Art Collection. Two contemporary heroines feature in retrospective mercedes-benz exhibition.
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12th May 2022

Heliotropo 37

Last chance to see Graciela Iturbide’s latest exhibition in Paris. Heliotropo 37, February 12-May 29, 2022. Fondation Cartier de l’art contemporain.
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12th May 2022

Photo London 2022 – Part 2

For our second round-up of festival highlights, we’re bringing you an overview of some of the Historical Heroines you won’t want to miss at this year’s fair.

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.


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