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Trinidad and Tobago 2 from the series March of the Humming Birds©Aneesa Dawoojee
CREDIT: Aneesa Dawoojee

Only Human: Aneesa Dawoojee

16 September – 19 November 2023 | RPS Gallery Bristol
Elia from the series Fighting Spirit of South London©Aneesa Dawoojee
CREDIT: Aneesa Dawoojee FRPS

Only Human: Aneesa Dawoojee

Aneesa Dawoojee FRPS a South London portrait and social documentary photographer, who’s interest in community, resilience, hope and social discussion have seen her work recognised by the media, funding bodies and the photography world alike.

September 2023 sees the opening of Aneesa’s solo exhibition at RPS awarded after her success in the 163rd edition of the RPS International Photography Exhibition. The work featured in the IPE 163 from her series The Fighting Spirit of South London also earned her the RPS Fellowship. The images of martial artist and combat sports athletes from gyms near Aneesa’s home reveal strength, resilience, fortitude and hope to overcome life’s challenges.

Only Human: Aneesa Dawoojee showcases The Fighting Spirit of South London and previously unseen work from her new series March of the Hummingbirds. The new work tells the story of the Caribbean community in the UK with a view to share a little of it's rich history. It is a colourful, and often joyous story of a multicultural community who are keen to share their stories of adventure, love, and hopes for the children in Britain. 

16 September – 19 November 2023 | RPS Gallery Bristol

Visiting the exhibition