James Reade Venable ( b. 1978, USA) is a photographer based in New York City and Brussels. He is the winner of London Photo Festival's February 2021 Competition - Magic. His photos have been published in several publications including The...
During a protest on a Police precinct in Astoria, Queens, NYC one of the protest leaders shaking hands to agree to a safe protest, in which the Police escorted and cleared the way for a protest, at times in the front of the the march.
Deep into the fall when many protests had faded, the remnants still remained around the city. Photos of victims of Police brutality hang on Kent Ave. In Williamsburg. I composed this image to have it so it seems as if the police officer working hard on his cell phone is imprisoned by the photos of the victims of the Police.
A Black and White photo of Stonewall Jackson removed from the Monument base. I composed this photo to represent a sort of philosophical lynching of Stonewall Jackson. A terrorizing technique to murder the Black population of the south for hundreds of years.
2020 and the George Floyd and Black Lives Matters Movement In Review, visually documents the moments of this past year in New York and Richmond. There are photos from Times Square and Astoria Protests in New York as well as in Richmond, especially the day the Stone Wall Jackson Monument was removed.