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TheBlkGaze

An online space dedicated to the celebration of Black perspectives in photography

The Q&A

The Q&A is an ongoing conversation with Black photographer's across the world. If you would like to take part then we would love to hear from you.

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We promote the work of a diverse group of photographers. Join our database of UK-based Black photographers.

In conversation with Black photographers

In this ongoing and thought provoking series, we invite Black photographers from around the world to share their thoughts and experiences.

Image 1 by Zaki Grant

Zaki Grant Q&A

The Black gaze has echoes of the male gaze. I do, however, think that as a Black man it is my duty to re-appropriate how White people see us and how we see ourselves.

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Image 1 by Kay Hickman

Kay Hickman Q&A

The Black gaze is simply the perception of the Black person(s). It’s a view of the world from a voice that has long been silenced and as such, forces a target audience to engage true Blackness, dismantling the privileges in their perception.

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Image 1 by Hilina Abebe

Hilina Abebe Q&A

The Black gaze means looking within, it means revisiting stories that were documented by the white folk when it comes to our own stories.

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