Family Pictures: My Parents and ‘GENERATIONS’


GENERATIONS Installation View, Showing: Hurvin Anderson, Is It Okay to be Black? (Image: Carlotta Pierleoni)

I think I should start this review by talking about my family. My Mum was raised in south London by my Jamaican grandparents, who came to England as children following their parents who were from ‘the Windrush generation’. My Dad is from the Lancashire town (now city) of Preston and has lived in the north of England nearly his entire life. The two of them raised me and my brother in the west Yorkshire town of Huddersfield, before I moved to London for university.


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