Diversify Photo launches database of photographers of color to promote diversity ...

DAMIEN DEMOLDER, DPREVIEW:

Diversify Photo wants to promote greater ethnic inclusion in the world of photography, and they're taking concrete steps. Step one: Diversify has just established a database of ‘photographers of color’ that will make it easier for art buyers, creative directors and editors to find photographers from a wide range of cultural backgrounds to hire.

The point of the database, says Diversify Photo, is to, "break with the narrow lens through which history ... has been recorded" by equipping those who commission photography with "the resources to discover photographers of color available for assignments."

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