Projects + Research

For the first time, we’re sharing a behind the scenes look at Autograph's projects and original research — exploring themes of race and representation, the history of photography, disability, community, inclusion and much more. We'll be adding both new and old projects here.


Critical Times: Dialogues in Contemporary Photography

2021 - 22
Commissioning project responding to critical geopolitics of our time

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Amplify — Stranger in the Village: Afro European Matters

2021 - 2022
Commissioning project considering contemporary Afrodiasporic experiences

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Shining Lights: Black Women in Photography in the UK 1980s-90s

2021 - 22
We are co-publishing the first book dedicated to this legacy

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Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other

March 2020 - ongoing
Artist commissioning project responding to the wider contexts of the Covid-19 crisis

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Transforming Leadership

2020 - 22
A new project breaking through barriers within the creative industries

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2022 - 2023
Increasing visibility and representation of neurodivergent artists

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Family SEND Programme

2019 - ongoing
Our free artist-led programme for families who have a child/children with complex needs

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Sense of Belonging

Aug 2021 - 2022
Opening up conversations about home and migration in the London Borough of Hackney

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Thompson Hall

March - May 2022
Hall has been selected to be Autograph's first on-site Artist-in-Residence

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Mónica Alcázar-Duarte

April 2022
Alcázar-Duarte has been selected for the Light Work / Autograph Artist-in-Residence

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Featured Past Projects + Research

Putting Ourselves in the Picture

May - Nov 2021
Sharing the unheard life stories of LGBTQ+ refugee women using photography

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Hackney Is Home

Sep 2020 - May 2021
Exploring experiences of home and migration in the London Borough of Hackney

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