Co-commissioned by Photoworks, an exhibition of photographs and personal stories from Brighton residents sharing experiences of migration and displacement. The works result from project workshops lead by photographer Alice Myers.
Asylum in the City
The Regency Town House Basement
10 Brunswick Square,
Saturday 3 – Sunday 25 May
Opening times: Thursdays – Sundays 12 -6pm
Closed: Mondays – Wednesdays
Photographer Alice Myers worked with SIS interpreters and others who have migrated to Brighton & Hove to explore their different perspectives for the exhibition.
SIS work with refugees, providing language support for non-English speakers and assisting people in difficult situations. Many interpreters themselves, now settled in the UK have first hand experience of immigration.
Asylum in the City shows 3 – 25 May 2014 at the Regency Town House, Hove, a Grade I Listed terraced home of the mid-1820s being developed as a heritage centre.
The exhibition is part of HOUSE2014 and accompanies the Brighton Festival commission by celebrated artist Yinka Shonibare.
Meet the Interpreters
Saturdays during the festival
2 – 4pm
Regency Town House
Representatives from SIS will be available at the exhibition to chat about the project and the work they do.
Do you have personal experience of migration or displacement? We’re looking for contributors both from Brighton & Hove and beyond. If you have a story to tell your photos films and words are welcomed on our Tumblr blog where you can explore other submissions too. We welcome contributions from anywhere in the world from experienced photographers or people with no experience behind a camera at all.Visit the Asylum in the City Tumblr Blog