Heather Agyepong

Education

Recipient of Kirsty McColl Full Scholarship 2014

•    Goldsmiths College, University of London

Master of Arts, Photography & Urban Cultures

Pass with Distinction

•    University of Kent

Bachelor of Science, Applied Psychology

2:1

•    City of Westminster College

National Diploma in Performing Arts

Triple Distinction


Art Fairs

2019: AIPAD, James Hyman Gallery, Too Many Blackamoors

2018: Paris Photo, James Hyman Gallery, Too Many Blackamoors


Collections

Autograph ABP

The Hyman Collection

New Orleans Museum of Art

Mead Art Museum


Exhibitions

2019: LDNWMN: Mary Seacole, Art at Foyles

2018: LDNWMN: Mary Seacole, Public Art Exhibition, Cockpit Arts

2018: Habitus: Potential Realities, Brighton Photo Biennial, Jubilee Library, Brighton

2018: Too Many Blackamoors, Play It Again: The art of remaking, Firstsite: Colchester

2018: Too Many Blackamoors, Skinned Alive, Itch Collective, CamdenPeoples Theatre

2018:  Too Many Blackamoors, Volume 4: Celebration of African Female Photographers, Nubuke Foundation, East Legon, Accra, Ghana

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

2017: Yaa: But we are Still Here, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern

2017: Habitus, Ghana at 60, Autograph ABP

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

2017: Too Many Blackamoors/The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, Harris Girls East Dulwich Academy, Artist Residency, ID Gallery, 

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

2016: Too Many Blackamoors, Victoria & Albert Museum, 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, Visible:In, 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, Center for Better Health 

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

2019: National Portrait Gallery, Hidden Histories: Revisiting Representations of History, Artist Talk

2018: The Photographers Gallery, Key Speakers: 4 Saints In 3 Acts, Artist Talk & Panelist, London

2018: Re-imagining Black Britain, Identity & Afrofuturism Panelist, Birmingham

2017: “Visible/Invisible”, Artist Talk, But we are Still Here, Tate Modern

2017: Tate Exchange Lead Artist: But we are Still Here, Exhibition & Programming.

2017: Nifty’s present One Pot, Arcola Theatre, Presentation

2017: Feeling Images: Photography’s Relationship with Illness, Mental Health and Wellbeing Symposium, Panelist

2017: Le Gateau Chocolat: Black, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Post Show Talk

2017: Harris Girls East Dulwich Academy, Artist Residency, ID Gallery, Artist Talk/Workshop

2016: Journey to Justice Youth Training Day, Re-imagining the narrative workshop

2016: UNIQLO Tate Lates, Human Library, Radical Photographic Artist 2016: The Lighthouse Launch Event: Oxford University International Relations Society, Does Photojournalism still have the power to bring change?, Panelist

2016: BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures Conference, South Africa, Johannesburg, Panelist

2016: Embodying Emotions: Speaking with the body, Bloomsbury Festival, Wellcome Collection, London

2016: Open16: Studio Peckham, Peckham Platform, Black History Month Workshop

2016: 'Re-imagining art works with Winifred Knights', Off the wall workshop, Dulwich Picture Gallery 

2016: Black women- and how we deal with trauma- is it working, The Albany Theatre, Panelist

2016: Archives Matter, Goldsmiths College, London, Panelist

2016: "How can we represent" Circuit & Renaissance Foundation workshop, Tate Britain

2016: What's Happening to Black British History 4, Black British History, Artist Talk

2016: TMC Collective, Artist talk, Autograph ABP

2014: Life of Electronics Conference, University of London, Artist talk,


Performances 

2019: The Body Remembers, Research & Development. Awarded Jerwood Arts & Arts Council England  Prod. Fuel Theatre 

2018: The Body Remembers, Research & Development, Dir. Imogen Knight at Barbican Centre. Awarded Barbican Lab Residency Prod. Fuel Theatre 

2018: The Oracle,  Paul Maheke, A fire circle for a public hearing (2018). Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg at Chisenhale Gallery 

2018: The Oracle, Paul Maheke, A fire circle for a public hearing (2018). Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg at Ateliers de Rennes 


Awards

The Firecracker Photographic Grant Winner 2020

South Bank Sky Arts Breakthrough Award Nominee 2018

Prix Pictet 2017 Nominee 

Foam Paul Huf Award 2017 & 2018 Shortlist 

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


Theatre/Film & TV 

Representation

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