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Heroinic Stories

Amanda Picotte

By Heroinic Stories

“For the first time in modern history, survivors are being given space to come forward publicly with their stories and foster discussion on how to end rape culture. In the absence of this space, people often have had to heal in silence, privately processing the trauma they’ve endured.”

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Tara Wray

By Heroinic Stories

My work is rooted in documentary surrealism. I’m drawn to intense natural light, small details, and use colour to evoke mood, atmosphere, and emotion. I’m compelled to document the mundane and absurd aspects of life, and animals, especially dogs.

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Ellie Ramsden

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Grime began as a makeshift music style, blending the eclectic sounds of London’s Afro-Caribbean community. Borne out of an amalgamation of various music genres, from reggae, dancehall, bashment, ragga and dub, to garage and drum and bass, grime has made its way from humble beginnings to a global phenomenon over the past two decades.

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Emily Andersen

By Heroinic Stories, Noticeboard

Emily Andersen has been making photographic portraits of the international avant-garde since graduating from the Royal College of Art in the early 1980s. Having started out by finding her way into some pretty cool-sounding private parties in London and New York, she began convincing artists and musicians to pose for her – from Nan Goldin to Nico.

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Hilary Wood

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#209 Women is the brainchild of Hilary Wood and has been created to mark 100 years since some women achieved the right to vote. The entire contemporary art collection at the Palace of Westminster is being replaced with new photos of 209 women MPs, made exclusively by women photographers, for an exhibition that will be free and open to the public.

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Lucy Young

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Inspired by a personal photographic heroine, Mary Ellen Mark, Lucy graduated with first class honours in documentary photography. She immediately moved to London in the hope of finding work as a photographer and within a month she had landed her first job on a newspaper.

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Marysa Dowling

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Marysa’s photographic practice is rooted within portraiture and concerned with human behaviour, identity, communication, exchange and interaction. Participation and collaborative possibilities are vital to her process.

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Alison Baskerville

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Alison Baskerville is a British documentary photographer based in the UK. A recent fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation and military veteran she has explored and produced work in Afghanistan, Gaza, Mali and Somaliland.

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