To commemorate Worldwide Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) in Bristol is opening Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivorsa partnership undertaking that includes 50 photographs of various survivors from all over the world.
“The exhibit was scheduled to open in 2020 with 75 portraits to mark the seventy fifth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz,” RPS undertaking curator Tracy Marshall-Grant mentioned by way of e mail. When the UK was positioned beneath its first nationwide lockdown like so many different nations in March 2020, the exhibit was up to date and postponed to this 12 months.
Opening Thursday, the present options pictures taken by 13 completely different photographers, together with pictures taken by Kate Middleton aka Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. RPS labored with companions, together with Holocaust Memorial Day Belief, to match survivors and their households with photographers. Every photographer was inspired to deal with the undertaking as if it had been their very own, leading to pictures of various types.
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