Maryam Wahid Portrait of Britain 2018 winner - A Portrait of Britain’s Pakistani community

A Portrait of Britain’s Pakistani community

A Portrait of Britain’s Pakistani community.

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Through her photographs, Maryam Wahid addresses the lack of representation for the UK’s South Asian community.
Maryam Wahid has been interested in photography since she was a child. The photographer would often spend her weekends perusing galleries with her family, but she was always struck by the lack of diversity on gallery walls. “I saw very little of my community in the art world,” she says. This was a stark contrast to the vibrant multicultural – particularly South Asian – community that surrounded her growing up in Birmingham.

Read More: A Portrait of Britain’s Pakistani community – British Journal of Photography

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