To commemorate Worldwide Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) in Bristol is opening Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors, a partnership venture that includes 50 pictures of various survivors everywhere in the world.
“The exhibition was supposed to open in 2020 with 75 portraits to mark the seventy fifth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz,” mentioned Tracy Marshall-Grant, RPS Undertaking Curator, over e mail. When the UK was positioned underneath its first nationwide lockdown like so many different international locations in March 2020, the exhibition was up to date and postponed till this yr.
Opening Thursday, the present options pictures taken by 13 totally different photographers, together with pictures taken by Kate Middleton aka Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge. The RPS labored with companions together with Holocaust Memorial Day Belief to pair survivors and their households with the photographers. Every photographer was inspired to deal with the venture as if it had been their very own, leading to images of various types.