Rebekah Williams

Rebekah Williams

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Rebekah Williams

Rebekah Williams

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a Social documentary photographer, visual and social activist whose work seeks to explore social issues surrounding people of colour in today's world, often focusing on women. Whilst at The Manchester School of Art I also founded A Seat at The Table, a focus group created to provide a safe space for POC students at the University, seeking to challenge issues surrounding underrepresentation and institutional racism in regards to the arts. I seek to find new ways to create platforms for BAME artists whilst working to challenge the powers that restrict them both through my work and social action. Another main passion of mine lays in working to make the creative industry more diverse and inclusive, specifically by ensuring the arts is more available to young people from minority ethnic backgrounds. I am also currently looking for work, training opportunities and experiences within the Diversity and Inclusion sector and creative agencies who work with BAME artists. Instagram: @bexphotosphere Email: Website:
Projects credited in
  • Disobedient Objects- (Victoria and Albert Museum)
    Disobedient Objects- (Victoria and Albert Museum)July 2014 - February 2015: Co-created a piece as part of of the V&A exhibition Disobedient Objects. The piece was created using stencils and spray painted directly onto the gallery wall. Similar stencils have been shared online to encourage people to repeat them on walls around the world as they have done and continue to in Syria. The text in the artwork reads ‘Freedom'.
  • Creative Communities workshop
    Creative Communities workshopA workshop exploring creative community with a group of Level 5 students at Manchester School of Art.
  • Creative Careers Booklet 'Future Now'
    Creative Careers Booklet 'Future Now'I designed and wrote copy for a booklet designed as a supplement for a Careers Symposium for Fine Arts students at Manchester Metropolitan University.
  • Burberry Competition
    Burberry Competition
    ART FOR ARTS SAKENew limited edition prints that represent our mission. In all our issues we encourage artists to take this statement and stamp it (metaphorically) onto their work. We want to celebrate the many motivations for art by people of colour. Art, for us, comes from a place of want as much as a place of need. And for every artist, the root and reason for work differs. People make art for their sake, others art for our sake, plenty art for fuck's sake. But this statement is to remind all artists that, if
  • A Nostalgic Future
    A Nostalgic FutureThe project ‘A Nostalgic Future’ has largely been inspired by a recent trip to Tokyo. The project features my own primary photographs alongside other influential sources such as vintage lingerie and nightwear, Japanese pop culture including ‘90s street wear and anime, as well as themes addressing the innocence of childhood clashed with the brutal reality of adulthood for women.
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Work history
    PR AssistantYellow magazine
    Manchester, United KingdomInternship
    Workshop FacilitarorART PARTY
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
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  • Photo Editing
  • Photography Exhibitions
  • Photography Shoots
  • Photoshoot Assisting
  • Photoshop
  • 35mm Photography
  • Facilitating Workshops
  • Teaching
  • ESL Teaching
  • Invigilating
  • Digital Photograhy
  • Curating Photography
  • Team Leadership
  • Public Speaking
  • Film Post-production
    Manchester School of Art logo
    Manchester School of Art logo
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Manchester School of Art
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
    First class degree BA(hons) in Photography