Simon Frederick(1965-), Photographer and film director
Artist of 40 portraits
Self-taught artist, photographer, film-maker and broadcaster Simon Frederick was born in London to Grenadian parents. His multidisciplinary work seeks to explore society, culture and human nature. He has produced and directed the award-winning documentary series Black is the New Black (2016) and They've Gotta Have Us (2018), which features notable black artists in cinema today. Frederick served as a judge on the Sky Arts series Master of Photography and has been profiled as one of 2018's 100 'Most Influential Black Britons' in the category of Media, Publishing and Entertainment.
Watch a film clip on the photographer from the BBC Archive in the Media section below