A Rock and a Hard Place
In 1967 Gibraltar held its first referendum to resolve the issue of sovereignty over the territory. Gibraltarians voted in favour of staying British by a majority of 99%. In 2016, they voted in favour of staying in Europe by a majority of 96%. This series explores the conflict that Gibraltar finds itself in, between old loyalties and the realities of what happens after Britain and Gibraltar leave Europe. The images observe the suspension that Gibraltarians are experiencing, showing the dreamlike state of a half-forgotten past merging with a surreal uncertain future. This story captures the realities of a British identity that is dependent on a European future. Time will tell how British Gibraltar is and how British it will stay.
Charlotte Colenutt • Adam Elliott • Gweniver Exton • Megan Gibbard • Chloe Neville • Jordan Turnbull •