by Matt Fidler via https://www.theguardian.com/
Black Women Photographers was launched in July 2020 by Polly Irungu, coming out of a Covid-19 relief fund – (#BWPReliefFund) – which raised more than £10,000 to provide financial support to Black women and non-binary photographers during the pandemic.
Established to develop, encourage and promote inclusive hiring practices in the industry, the database – and website – highlights all Black women who elect to be submitted. Working through social conversations and workshops, the platform is empowering Black women to make the industry more diverse.
Black Women Photographers is a space where Black women can receive wider recognition for their work and, most importantly, get commissioned…