Vanley Burke

Velrose, Cannon Hill Park, 1972

Framed gelatin silver print


Signed on verso
16 x 16 inches / 40 x 40 cm
Edition of 12

Only 3 Available

Vanley Burke is a British Jamaican photographer and artist. Burke arrived in the UK (Birmingham) in 1965 aged 15. A love of photography was sparked when he received a camera from his mother when he was 10, and once here in the city, he began documenting the lives and experiences of Black people, from everyday events to anti-racist marches. His photographs capture experiences of his community’s arrival in Britain, the different landscapes and cultures he encountered, the different ways of survival and experiences of the wider African-Caribbean community. His photography sought to counteract any perception of negative or stereotypical imagery of black people found in mainstream media. This print sits in a beautiful wooden black frame. Frame dimension are 62 x 55 x 3.5 cm. Please allow 2-4 weeks for framing and shipping.
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