Ryan Prince is a photographic artist and researcher that has a particular interest in exploring the polylithic nature of black identities, specifically his own identity as a Black British male from the Jamaican Diaspora. He Explores how self-representation within visual languages such as photography may lead to a better psychological fortitude, for creators and viewers alike.
He has exhibited with institutions such as the Black Cultural Archives, The National Portrait Gallery and The Royal Photographic Society, also having work appear in publications by The British Journal of Photography, It’s Nice That and Photoworks.
He was awarded a bursary from the Martin Parr Foundation where his work can be found as part of the collection.
2019 - 2021 - MA Documentary Photography and Photojournalism, University of Westminster
2012 - 2015 - BA Fine Art, University of East London
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2021 - International Photography Exhibition 163, Shortlisted - Royal Photographic Society, Bristol
2020 - Martin Parr Foundation Bursary Award – Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol
2019 - Stationers Bursary Award – Stationers Livery Company, London
2023 - Panel Discussion, Inside Outside: Trauma and Photography's Power To Heal, Peckham 24
2022 - Panel Chair, Barbican, London
2022 - Panel Selector for the International Photography Exhibition 164, The Royal Photographic Society
2021 - Guest Speaker, "Meet The Artist" Event, The National Portrait Gallery, London
2023 - Nothing More To Say: Photo London
2023 - Notes on A Native Son: After Baldwin (Peckham 24), London
2022 - Transforming Legacies, Black Cultural Archives, London
2022 - Rifle on The Wall, Guts Gallery, London
2022 - 163rd International Photography Exhibition , Royal Photographic Society, Bristol
2021 - Facing Britain , Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany (Touring Exhibition)