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Windrush: Portraits of a Pioneering Generation

25 May - 11 Aug @ Royal West of England Academy [ Art & Design , Social & Fun , Family ]

Windrush: Portraits of a Pioneering Generation
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of HMT Empire Windrush's arrival in Britain, Windrush: Portraits of a Pioneering Generation is a display of ten portraits, highlighting the experiences of people who have made positive contributions to the United Kingdom. On display are ten portraits of remarkable Caribbean-British individuals by ten leading artists, including Sonia Boyce MBE and Amy Sherald.

© Amy Sherald. Photograph: Royal Collection Trust. Portrait of Edna Henry, 2023.
© Chloe Cox Photograph: Royal Collection Trust. Portrait of Alford Gardner, 2023.
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Performers, Hosts & Artists

Delisser Bernard by artist Honor Titus  Alford Gardner by artist Chloe Cox  Linda Haye OBE by artist Shannon Bono  Edna Henry by artist Amy Sherald  Carmen Esme Munroe OBE by artist Sonia Boyce OBE RA  Gilda Oliver by artist Clifton Powell  Professor Sir Godfrey (Geoff) Palmer OBE CD by artist Derek Fordjour  Laceta Reid by artist Serge Attukwei Clottey  John (Big John) Richards by artist Deanio X  Jessie Stephens MBE SLPM by artist Sahara Longe 

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