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Heroinic Stories

Tina Korhonen

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Horror film director and all-round spooky badass Melanie Light contacted me back in 2013 and asked if I wanted to get involved in a new project that she had envisioned. As she enthusiastically told me, she wants to introduce a wider audience to a rather particular niche: the women of horror films.

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Yasmin Balai

By | Featured, 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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Tara Wray

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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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Emily Andersen

By | Featured, 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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Dr Vanessa Champion

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Ness Champion has been nominated as a heroine for founding PhotoAid Global, an organisation that addresses subjects such as human and animal rights, as well as environmental awareness by celebrating “photojournalism that inspires understanding and action through visual documentary.” Ness also runs education programmes in the UK and overseas. 

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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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