Eu Migrants Portraits
During the campaign before the UK’s referendum on EU membership in 2016 there was little emphasis on the positive aspects of migration. I made this series of portraits of people, who would most likely not have been able to come to this country if we had, as was much touted, an “Australian-style” points system. I wanted to show respect for the hard work of all types of migrants in our society, not just those who already have a profession or a degree when they come here.
Media Trust Portraits
These portraits were all taken for the Media Trust, an organisation which links media professionals with charities.
Monday was a national day of action, calling people everywhere to imagine one day without the immigrants who have made the UK their home. These are the images from a photo booth which I ran for one hour at Oxford Town Hall on that day. This was a random selection of people who volunteered to be photographed. I am very proud to live in such a diverse city. It’s part of what makes it so special.