Hello! Rife Magazine ceased publishing new work in July 2022.

We've kept the magazine online as an archive and hope you'll still continue to enjoy all of its contributions from the last 8 years.

The Rife Team

Diversity In Bristol – Presented in Photography

Jacob explores Diversity in Bristol through their photography

I felt proud to see representation around the city

I took these pictures with the aim of highlighting the vibrance of Bristol, capturing bright buildings and colours. Many of the pictures I took include colours popping out of a plain background, to me this represents the importance of being unique and embracing your identity despite the opinion of others. This confidence is represented through the bold colours I chose to photograph. I tried to capture many different colours next to each other with the idea that many different people – when stood strong together in community – make up the diverse population of Bristol.

When on my walk I saw and photographed many pride flags which clearly highlight the level of acceptance and diversity in our city. For me personally, I felt proud to see representation around the city especially in public places and I hope the flags continue to stay in place to inspire and educate.

Overall, I want to spread positivity through my creativity and with this project I tried to highlight the existing diversity and positivity in Bristol. I hope to encourage others to appreciate the diversity in their area and also consider telling stories and opinions through creative mediums like photography and film.

All photos by Jacob Partridge 

How have you seen diversity presented in Bristol? Let us know on our socials!