American and British, 1970–2011



Photojournalism, Cardiff University


Classics and English, Oxford University



Diary, Visual Art Centre, Carlowe, Ireland

Infidel, John Lennon Art and Design Academy, Liverpool, UK


Infidel, Photofusion, London, UK


You Never See Them Like This, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Tim Hetherington- Infidel. Foam Museum of Photography. Amersterdam

Head on Photo Festival, Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Sleeping Soldiers, International Center of Photography Pavillion, New York, NY

Inner Light: Portraits of the Blind, Sierra Leone 1999-2003, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

Visions: Tim Hetherington, Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA

Tim Hetherington: Infidel, WTF Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

Tim Hetherington, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, UT


Tim Hetherington, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

Tim Hetherington: Sleeping Soldiers and Photographs from Afghanistan, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.


Visions: Tim Hetherington, Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, NY

Tim Hetherington: Sleeping Soldiers and Diary, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY


Tim Hetherington: Infidel, Host Gallery, London, UK


Tim Hetherington: Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Untold, Host Gallery, London, UK



War and Peace in Liberia: Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, Bronx Documentary, Bronx, NY


Representing Conflict Now, Imperial War Museum, London, UK

Images In Conflict, GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hanover, Germany

Tell It Like It Is... or Could Be, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Conflict and Consequence, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska


La Nuit De L’Année, Les Rencontres De La Photographie, Arles, France


Reflections of War: 100 years after the start of World War One, Flowers Gallery, London, UK


WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath (touring exhibition), The

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Battleground/ Afghanistan, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

Tim Hetherington, Doug Rickard, Stills Gallery, Paddington, Australia

Dark Blue: The Water as Protagonist, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI


Courage and Strength: Portraits of Those Who Have Served, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

This Side of Paradise, Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx NY

In Afghanistan, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway

CONTACT Photography Festival, Public Installation: Sleeping Soldiers, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


XXI: Conflicts in a New Century, Mulcahy Modern, Dallas, TX


Sleeping Soldiers, New York Photo Festival, New York, NY



PBS: Women, War & Peace: Pray the Devil Back to Hell. Dir. Gini Reticker. Videographer, Tim Hetherington. THIRTEEN and Fork Films, 2011.


Invisible. Dir. Harold Chapman. Additional Photography, Tim Hetherington. Produced by David Chapman, 2010


Restrepo. Dir. Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger. Cinematographer and Producer, Tim Hetherington. Outpost Films, 2011


Diary. Dir. Tim Hetherington. Tim Hetherington, Cinematographer. Produced by Tim Hetherington and Magali Charrier, 2010


Sleeping Soldiers. Dir. Tim Hetherington. Cinematographer, Tim Hetherington. Produced by Tim Hetherington and Magali Charrier, 2009


The Devil Came on Horseback. Dir. Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg. Cinematographer, Tim Hetherington. Break-Thru Films, 2008


Liberia: An Uncivil War. Dir. Jonathan Stack, James Brabazon. Cinematographer, Tim Hetherington. Gabriel Films, 2004

Grants and Awards


Academy Award Nomination, Best Documentary Feature: Restrepo, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Beverly Hills, CA

5th Annual Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking, Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking, New York, NY

Leadership in Entertainment Award, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, New York, NY

Frontline Memorial Tribute Award, Frontline Club, London, UK

Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story- Long Form, for Restrepo: Afghan Outpost, 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, New York, NY

Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing, for Restrepo: Afghan Outpost, 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, New York, NY


Grand Jury Prize for Restrepo at Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT


Alfred I. duPont Award for Broadcast Journalism, Columbia University, New York, NY


Rory Peck Features Award for Afghanistan- The Other War, Rory Peck Trust, London, UK


World Press Photo of the Year, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

World Press Photo, 2nd Prize, General News Stories, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


NESTA Fellowship, National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, London, UK


Hasselblad Foundation Grant, Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden


World Press Photo, 1st Prize, Portrait Stories, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


World Press Photo, 2nd Prize, Sports Stories, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


21c Museum, Louisville, KY

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

The Dow Jones Collection, New York, NY

Imperial War Museums, England

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT



Walsh, Brienne. “An Exhibition of Photographs From the Liberian Civil War Cements Two Important Legacies.” PDN Edu 7 January 2019


O’Reilly, Finbarr. “Hondros and Hetherington: Photographing the Liberian Civil War.” The New York Times 22 October 2018

Rosen, Miss. “Tim Hetherington’s Photos Are a Tender Look at Male Sexuality and War.” VICE 20 April 2018


Laurent, Olivier. “At the National Portrait Gallery, Six Different Perspectives of War.” Washington City Paper 26 July 2017


Laurent, Olivier. “What We Learned from Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington.” Time Lightbox 20 April 2016


“Haunting Portraits of Sierra Leone’s Blind.” CBS News April 2013

Levere, Jane. “War Photographer Tim Hetherington Celebrated On Second Anniversary Of His Death.” Forbes 11 April 2013

Sinha, Richa. “Inner Light: Portraits of the Blind.” The New Yorker 8 April 2013

Baldwin, Rosecrans. “Inner Light.” The Morning News 2 April 2013


“Tim Hetherington, December 5, 1970 – April 20, 2011.” The Daily Beast, Photo Department 5 December 2012

Weintraub, Max. “On View Now: Tim Hetherington and the Photographic Experience of War.” Art: 21 Blog 21 May 2012

“Goings on about Town.” The New Yorker 14 May 2012

“Memorie di Guerra.” Marie Claire Italia May 2012

Shuster, Robert. “Tim Hetherington: It’s War.” Village Voice 9 May 2012

Boltin, Kylie. “Tim Hetherington Exhibition, Chelsea NYC”, SBS Documentary Blog 2 May 2012

Knoblauch, Loring. “Tim Hetherington @ Milo.” DLK Collection 27 April 2012

Lala, Kiša. “Haunting Eye: Tim Hetherington One Year Later.” Spread Art Culture 27 April 2012

Pryor, Riah, “Posthumous Show for War Photographer.” The Art Newspaper 24 April 2012

Bonanos, Christopher. “Threater of War.” New York Magazine 23 April 2012

Woodward, Richard B. “Witnesses at Scene: Views of Aftermath” Wall Street Journal 20 April 2012

Johnson, Elizabeth. “The Unique Vision of Tim Hetherington.” CNN Photos 18 April 2012

“Goings On About Town.” The New Yorker 16 April 2012

Covello, Linda. “Tim Hetherington's Photographs at Yossi Milo Gallery.” The Examiner. 12 April 2012

Comstock, Lindsay. “On the Wall: Tim Hetherington's Intimate Portraits of War.” American Photo Magazine 12 April 2012

Gopnik, Blake. “Photojournalist Tim Hetherington’s Sleeping Solider Portraits, To sleep, perchance to dream…” The Daily Beast 12 April 2012

Lam, May-Ying. “Tim Hetherington’s legacy: A mother’s perspective on her son’s war photography.” The Washington Post. 11 April 2012

“Tim Hetherington expose l’Afghanistan et le Libéria à New York.” Actuphoto 21 March 2012

Mayes, Stephen. “The Theatre of War / Or La Petite Mort.” The Spot Magazine Spring 2012


Hetherington, Tim. Infidel. Chris Boot Ltd: London, 2010


Hetherington, Tim. Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold. Umbrage Editions: New York, 2009


Hetherington, Tim. “Scenes from the Front Lines [Photo Essay].” Vanity Fair 3 September 2008


Hetherington, Tim. “The Fight for Korengal [Photo Essay].” Vanity Fair 3 December 2007


Hetherington, Tim. Healing Sport: Tales of a Globalizing World. Thames & Hudson: London, 2003