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In Protest

 

In Protest

2015–2017 (abandoned)

 
 
Sisters Uncut demonstration, Trafalgar Square, 2016

Sisters Uncut demonstration, Trafalgar Square, 2016

 
 
 

‘In Protest’ sought to examine the impacts of hard-right politics on women, migrants, people of colour, and other marginalised groups, via the documentation of protest and other forms of activism within the United Kingdom. While I initially intended to develop this series over a period of several years, I have since put it on ice to focus on a more personal series of work.

I do not claim this series to be necessarily representative of those pictured (being that I am a white cis-het man, an immigrant to the UK though I may be). However, my intention for this work was always to provide a means of amplification for the rage and sense of injustice experienced by those most severely impacted by the increasingly fascist political agendas currently on the rise throughout the UK. An examination of the aesthetics of activism and the use of public spaces as a means of protest served as secondary motivations for the work.