Black History 2020


The Real Photography Company celebrated Black History Month 2020 with this exhibition of portraits at St Pauls Learning Centre, We also invited Black photographers to show work representing Black History on weekend Instagram Takeovers during October 2020 which can be seen on our Gallery page, or @realphotographycompany


The Pioneers

Photography Exhibition by Garfield McKenzie

Glen’s Café, St Pauls Learning Centre - Grosvenor Road - Bristol

Oct 2020 - Feb 2021

This set of portraits make visible a generation of intrepid individuals, who left their homeland to make the journey to a new life. These elders paved the way for the generations of black British communities living in the UK today. Bristol-based artist and photographer Garfield McKenzie has documented these pioneers as a way to pay respect and show admiration, and continues to add to the body of work with new portraits. 

Read BBC article here
Bristol Evening Post Article here

Windrush article here
Bristol University Epigram article here

Mr Hackett
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Mrs Dettering
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Mr Mcpherson
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Mr Tucker
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Mr Martin
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Mrs Douglas.
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Mrs Jackson
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Mrs Bowen
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Mrs Coleman
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