Heather Agyepong


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



Wish You Were Here: Women Photographers from The Hyman Collection, Arnolfini, Bristol



Wish You Were Here, OpenSolo

Brighton Photo Fringe 

Hundred Heroines: Cabinet of Remedies,

Starting Something New: Recent Contemporary Art Acquisitions and Gifts, Mead Art Museum

Wish You Were Here, In Sickness and In Health, James Hyman Gallery



LDNWMN: Mary Seacole, Art at Foyles

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

But We Are Still Here, Collaborative project w/ Tate Exchange, Tate Modern
Habitus Black Blossoms, If We Are Going To Heal Let it be Glorious, Black Blossoms Tour
Habitus, Ghana at 60, Autograph ABP
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, The Young Africa Centre 'A Day of Blackstars', The Africa Centre
Harris Girls East Dulwich Academy, Artist Residency, ID Gallery

Too Many Blackamoors, Victoria & Albert Museum, gal-dem takeover, Unmasked Women Identity
Too Many Blackamoors, TEDxUCLWomen 2016 Intersect, Unmasked Women Identity
Too Many Blackamoors, Girltown, Photomonth, St Margaret's House, East London
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, Innovation Box, Holborn Postbox, Waste Agency
Too Many Blackamoors, VisibleIn, Seen Fifteen- part of Art licks Weekend, Peckham
Too Many Blackamoors, Unmasked Women, The Artworks Elephant
Too Many Blackamoors, Shutterhub Open, Stir Cambridge
Too Many Blackamoors, Children of the Gap, Centre for Better Health
Too Many Blackamoors, Autograph ABP, Hysteria Launch
Great Women of Brixton Project, Pop-Up Studio
Too Many Blackamoors, TMC Collective Showcase, Autograph ABP Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund

The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, The Waste-Agency, London
The Gaze on Agbogbloshie, Habitus Group Show, Menier Gallery Urban Photo Fest, London
Life in Technicolor, MA Interim Photography & Urban Cultures Show 2014 at Goldsmiths College, NAB, London
Re-Imagining Deptford, 'Regeneration' then and now 21 years of urban change in Deptford at Deptford Town Hall, Council Chamber, London

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



talks/workshops & publications



Out of the Archives: Panel Talk with Heather Agyepong, Ingrid Pollard & Anita Corbin, Four Corners, London



In conversation talk with Keiko Higashi, Arnolfini, Art in the City

Noughts and Crosses Panel: with Heather Agyepong and Preethi Mavahalli.

Artist Talk, University of the Arts, London

Noughts and Crosses Panel – with Heather Agyepong and Preethi Mavahalli, University of Kent

Artist talk with Aneeka Henderson, Amherst College, Mead Art Musuem

Photo London Digital, In Conversation with Helene Love-Allotey

Artist Talk, Brighton Photo Fringe, Projecting Power

Over Journal, Artist Talk, Photo Ireland

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


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

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

The Alkebulan Project Book, Part 1

Life of Electronics Conference, University of London, London

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





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



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

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 

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