In the two decades before the end of the millennium, Black female photographers/artists played a significant role in shaping the cultural landscape of the UK. They fostered a radical and unique voice that was a key driving force of the independent art scene of the 1980s and 1990s. With their work largely under-represented across established institutions, publishers and dealers, these women came to embody a spirit of self-organisation and community, curating their own shows, exhibitions, events and publications, much of which has since gone uncollected and unarchived.
Supported by Autograph / Mack Books, I am working alongside Taous Dahamini to develop developing a publication that offers to offer a timely and essential record catalogue of this radical and ground-breaking period of British photographic history. We are reaching out to people who were active in any way on that scene. If you are part of this untold story and would like to contribute to the publication, please do get in touch. Email email@example.com