Heather Agyepong

Education

Recipient of Kirsty McColl Full Scholarship 2014

Goldsmiths College, University of London MA, Photography & Urban Cultures
University of Kent BSc Applied Psychology
City of Westminster College BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts

Exhibitions & Projects

2018
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, Agency Gallery, Drawing, scanning, (body)mapping..., London,

2017
But We Are Still Here, Collaborative project w/ Tate Exchange, Tate Modern

2017
Habitus Black Blossoms, If We Are Going To Heal Let it be Glorious, Black Blossoms Tour

2017
Habitus, Ghana at 60, Autograph ABP

2017
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, The Young Africa Centre 'A Day of Blackstars', The Africa Centre

2017
Harris Girls East Dulwich Academy, Artist Residency, ID Gallery

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, Victoria & Albert Museum,gal-dem takeover, Unmasked Women Identity,

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, TEDxUCLWomen 2016 Intersect, Unmasked Women Identity

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, Girltown, Photomonth, St Margaret's House, East London

2016
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, Innovation Box, Holborn Postbox, Waste Agency

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, VisibleIn, Seen Fifteen- part of Art licks Weekend, Peckham

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, Unmasked Women, The Artworks Elephant

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, Shutterhub Open, Stir Cambridge

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, Children of the Gap, Centre for Better Health

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, Autograph ABP, Hysteria Launch

2016
Great Women of Brixton Project, Pop-Up Studio

2016
Too Many Blackamoors, TMC Collective Showcase, Autograph ABP Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund

2014
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, The Waste-Agency, London

2014
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, Habitus Group Show, Menier Gallery Urban Photo Fest, London

2014
Life in Technicolor, MA Interim Photography & Urban Cultures Show 2014 at Goldsmiths College, NAB, London

2014
Re-Imagining Deptford, 'Regeneration' then and now 21 years of urban change in Deptford at Deptford Town Hall, Council Chamber, London

2012
Life in Technicolor, See Africa Differently, Tanner Street Space, London


Talks/Workshops & Publications


2018
The Photographers Gallery, KeySpeakers 4 Saints In 3 Acts, Artist Talk & Panelist, London
Re-imagining Black Britain, Afrofuturism & Identity Panelist

2017
Visible/Invisible Artist Talk, But We Are Still Here, Tate Modern
Nifty's present One Pot, Arcola Theatre, Presentation
Le Gateau Chocolat Black, Theatre Royal StratfordEast, Post Show Talk
Feeling Images Photography's Relationship with Illness, Mental Health and Wellbeing Symposium, Panelist
Journey to Justice Youth Day, Re-imagining the narrative workshop
UNIQLO Tate Lates, Human Library, Radical Photographic Artist
The Lighthouse Launch Event Oxford University International Relations Society, Does Photojournalism still have the power to bring change?, Panelist
BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] III Reinventions Strains of Histories and Cultures Conference,South Africa, Johannesburg, Panelist
Embodying Emotions Speaking with the body, Bloomsbury Festival, Wellcome Collection, Assistant Photographer, London
Open16 Studio Peckham, Peckham Platform, Black History Month Workshop
Nominated for Prix Pictet prize, Theme Space
'Re-imaging art works with Winifred Knights', Off the wall workshop, Dulwich Picture Gallery
Black Women & How We Deal With Trauma - Is it working?, Initiative.dkf
Archives Matter, Goldsmiths College, London
"How can we represent" Circuit & Renaissance Foundation workshop, Tate Britain
What's Happening to Black British History 4, Black British History, Artist Talk
TMC Collective, Archive Event, Autograph ABP

2015
The Alkebulan Project Book, Part 1

2014
Life of Electronics Conference, University of London, London

Selected as one of Talawa's MAKE Sustain Artists of 2017.

Heather Agyepong

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