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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 – 14 January 2024 | RPS Gallery Bristol
Raheema from the series March of the Humming Birds©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 saw 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.

March of the Hummingbirds the new series 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. This work is now on display at RPS Gallery until 14 January 2024 running alongside the Disabled Photographers' Society Annual Exhibition.

16 September – 14 January 2024 | RPS Gallery Bristol

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James From The Series Fighting Spirit Of Soth London ©Aneesa Dawoojee

Photo North Festival #5 - The Fighting Spirit of South London

Leeds, UK | April 12 - April 14 2024 |  Book Here

In partnership with The Royal Photographic Society, Photo North deliver The Fighting Spirit of South London by Aneesa Dawoojee to a northern audience.

The Fighting Spirit of South London delves into the lives of martial artists and combat sports athletes from gyms near Aneesa's home. Through her lens, Aneesa has captured the indomitable human spirit as these individuals confront life's challenges head-on.

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CREDIT: Aneesa Dawoojee FRPS
Only Human: Aneesa Dawoojee - Zine
Explore this limited edition publication

In celebration of the launch of Aneesa Dawoojee FRPS solo exhibition Only Human at RPS Gallery Bristol the RPS has produced a limited edition Zine. The Zine showcases work from the The Fighting Spirit of South London and previously unseen work from Aneesa's new series March of the Hummingbirds

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Elia from the series Fighting Spirit of South London©Aneesa Dawoojee
CREDIT: Aneesa Dawoojee FRPS
Exhibition Tour Information

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.

Only Human: Aneesa Dawoojee showcases The Fighting Spirit of South London and previously unseen work from her new series March of the Hummingbirds.  

Only Human: Aneesa Dawoojee is a touring exhibition, please contact exhibitions@rps.org for a touring information pack