A selection of exceptional of contemporary figures drawn from the world of politics, business, culture, religion and science, becomes the largest acquisition of African-Caribbean sitters and the subject of a major display of these portraits. Beautifully shot by artist and director Simon Frederick, the line-up of influential figures paint a unique portrait of modern Britain’s past, present and future in this first of its kind exhibition at...


September 29, 2018

British artist Simon Frederick discusses his series of still and moving portraits featuring 40 outstanding black Britons with two of his sitters, fashion designer Ozwald Boateng and writer, cultural commentator and award-winning broadcaster Ekow Eshun.

Sir Lenny Henry by Simon Frederick © Simon Frederick


November 21, 2017 7:30pm

Renée Mussai, Senior Curator and Head of Archive & Research at Autograph ABP, in conversation with artist, photographer and broadcaster Simon Frederick,exploring his interest in revealing the person within the photograph, his views on photography and television, new projects, at Somerset House