Shawn Naphtali Sobers

Dr Shawn Naphtali Sobers is Professor of Cultural Interdisciplinary Practice at the University of the West of England, Director of the Critical Race and Culture Research Group, and teaches BA and MA photography.

As a visual anthropologist, he's carried out many research projects, ranging from legacies of slavery, African presence in Georgian and Victorian Britain, disability and walking, Rastafari language and culture, creative citizenship, and Rastafari and Ethiopian connections with the city of Bath.

As a filmmaker and photographer, his work has been exhibited and screened nationally and internationally, and he's directed and produced documentaries with Firstborn Creatives for BBC1, ITV, and Channel 4.