Pippa Hetherington (b. 1971) is a South African photographer and visual artist who has gained experience in lens based work and documentary over the last two decades. Her art practice asks questions around family, history, heritage, trauma and memory. Working with photography and textiles, she explores stories around loss, grief and remembrance. She is co-founder of Behind the Faces, a pan-African Women’s storytelling project, launched at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg in 2013. Her work has been published in international and national publications. She established an online photographic archive which is available through Africa Media Online. Her solo and group exhibitions include Cape Town, Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Durban, Gqeberha (South Africa); London (UK); Dublin (Ireland); and New York City, and Washington, DC, (USA). She graduated with an MFA from ICP-Bard, New York in May 2019 and has been shortlisted for the Contemporary African Photography prize 2021.
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