Power & Glory Black History Month Photography Exhibit


Where: Brady Arts Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street, London E1 5HU

When: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, 10am-4pm

Insight: Thursday, October 6, 2022, 6-8 p.m.

Price: Free

Alternative Arts presents a collection of the most dynamic and diverse contemporary black photographers. They explore history and identity with a series of stunning images inspired by:

  • courage,
  • carnival,
  • gender equality,
  • climate change,
  • survival and freedom.

The show is a celebration of black culture, demonstrating new perspectives in photography.


  • Kenny Alabi expresses her vision of being an identical twin.
  • Fatima Ali features several images of his hands.
  • Asiko explores the history and cultural significance of African hairstyles.
  • Chris Batante sees the world through different frames, built from a difficult upbringing.
  • Rio Blake reflects real London culture in a cinematic and intimate style.
  • Samantha Brown overlays images of water with text surrounding the history of slave trade routes.
  • Raymond Daley captures the Child Q protest held in Hackney.
  • Georges Dyer presents a series of stamps on which young black men are adorned with crowns.
  • Jacqui EnnisCole shows portraits of Mary enduring life with sickle cell anemia.
  • Tsion Essel describes Melancholy as the driving force behind his work.
  • Marlan Henry observes real black fathers and children in their daily lives.
  • Elsie Kibue-Ngare wraps himself in a Khanga-Leso to reconnect with his Kenyan roots.
  • Wamitha Ng’ang’a wonders how climate change will affect women in rural areas of the southern hemisphere.
  • Angela Ogunfojuri explores the hypermasculinity of black men with no space to express their softer side.
  • Olufemi Olaiya highlights the contributions and achievements of refugees in the UK.
  • Keleenna Onyeaka examines the idea of ​​Indigo as a color that exemplifies black dignity.
  • Dola Posh looks at the delicate and overwhelming experience of being a new mother.
  • Shainy Vilo celebrates the identity of a genderqueer person of Afro-Latin and Asian descent.

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ASIKO - Yoruba 3

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CHRIS BATANTU - Darkwaah Story

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DOLA POSH - Self Portrait of a Black Mother

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GEORGE DYER - Royal Male

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KELEENNA ONYEAKA - She posed for Indigo

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MARLAN HENRY - Heat - Father & Son

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OLUFEMI OLAIYA - Adenas Brothers

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RAYMOND DALEY - Communitas

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RIO BLAKE - Black Lives Matter

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SAMANTHA BROWN - middle passage

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SHAINY VILO - Jules 2021

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Organized by Sarah Ainslie and Maggie Pinhorn

The exhibition will also be launched online

For more information and images contact [email protected]

Tracey L. Sweeney