Tag Archives: Women’s movement

Photographers and activists came together to discuss the past, present and future

We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who came along to the Hackney Flashers Exposed event at Chats Palace, which marked the fortieth anniversary of the group beginning to work together as a collective. Around 80 people attended and had a lively discussion about current and past activism and creativity.  

Panel from 'Who's Holding the Baby?' 1978 ©Hackney Flashers

Welcome to the Hackney Flashers website!

A brief history The Hackney Flashers, a women’s photography collective, was formed in 1974 and remained active until 1980. It was started by a small group of photographers and an illustrator with the purpose of making a photography exhibition about women at work – part of a trade union event celebrating 75 years of union activity […]