Vanley Burke

Vanley Burke is a British Jamaican photographer and artist, who has been described as “the Godfather of Black British Photography”. His body of work represents possibly the largest photographic record of the Caribbean Diaspora in Britain.

From local community organisations to the Victoria & Albert Museum and Whitechapel Gallery, Vanley has exhibited widely in the United Kingdom, and as far afield as New York, South Africa and China. He lives and works in Birmingham and joined the Advisory Board in 2020.

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