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Benjamin's Britain

Sinead O'Connor
by Andrew Catlin
May 1988
NPG x35992


Poet and author Benjamin Zephaniah has brought together a group of photographs from the National Portrait Gallery and other sources, drawn from four themes that have particular meaning for him. These are: reggae and punk musicians from the 1970s and 1980s; portraits of animals; portraits of people with facial disfigurements; and photographs of British Muslims.

The photographs are accompanied by Zephaniah's poetry and text.


Manchester Art Gallery,
1 October - 6 January 2006