Black Women Photographers
Founded by Polly Irungu, and launched in July of 2020, Black Women Photographers (BWP) is a global community, directory, and hub of over 1,500 Black women and non-binary identifying photographers, spanning over 60 countries and 35+ U.S. states. To date, BWP has provided over $115,000 in financial grants to Black creatives.
Our Black Experience: Stories from Black Women Photographers
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
Explore Black femininity through the lens of four Black Women photographers. We invite you into a black woman’s home while you view photographs of the Our Black Experience.
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
Black Women Photographers aims to disrupt the notion that it is difficult to discover and commission Black creatives. It is dedicated to providing a resource for the industry’s gatekeepers.
Meet the Artists of: Our Black Experience
Join the artists of Our Black Experience: Stories From Black Women Photographers for a container-side chat about their work, their exhibition, and the stories that they have selected to represent their experiences of life as Black Women.
Black Women Photographers Container-side chat