The New londoners at The Migration Museum

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05 April - 27 May 2019

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Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins will exhibit a selection of images from his latest project, The New Londoners, at the Migration Museum at The Workshop, documenting and celebrating London’s unique cultural richness.

Chris started the project four years ago, with the aim of thinking about a different way to photograph migration. He wanted to explore the seismic shift in what it means to be British, which for so long has meant ‘White British’. To do this, he photographed and interviewed 164 families from 187 countries who are now living in London. This series of photographs was taken in people’s homes to give consistency and a greater degree of intimacy, and is about families rather than individuals to convey their collective rootedness in London- the most ethnically diverse city in the world.