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Silver Linings

Yasmin Balai

By Heroinic Stories

Silver Linings is an ongoing long term project that follows a group of homeless people, inhabiting underground central heating systems in the centre of Romania’s capital, Bucharest. Life on the streets can be a very traumatising and an isolating experience, where forced prostitution, drug or sexual abuse and other forms of violence go unreported daily.

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Descent into Chaos

Descent into Chaos

By Heroinic Stories

“I guess that photographing my own country’s decay put me in a position where I wasn’t able to take too much distance from the things and people I photographed. I often feel like by photographing them, their pain and struggle, I’m photographing a part of myself.”

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Mothers of patience

Mothers of Patience

By Heroinic Stories

The Iran-Iraq War (1980-88) was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th century. This series recounts the grief of the mothers of missing soldiers who live in hope of finally seeing their sons again—or at least holding a body to bury.

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Amanda Picotte

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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Too Tired Project by Tara Wray

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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Too Many Man

Ellie Ramsden

By Heroinic Stories

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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Portraits: Black and White

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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