Shilonite Simon-Mathurin: Living Legacies: 75 Years On

Living Legacies: 75 Years On

Exhibition from 3rd October 2023 – 26th November 2023

‘Living Legacies: 75 Years On’ marks the 75th anniversary of Windrush and documents and explores the stories of individuals from the 1st and 2nd generation. The project aims to create conversation and connection around the impacts and experiences of migration, as well as highlight the continuation of the legacy of those before us.

In partnership with Tower Hamlets Council.

About the photographer

Shilonite Simon-Mathurin is a photographer and creative based in London. Her photographic work is motivated by documenting loved ones and the everyday life, preserving both memories and emotions.Shilonite uses photography and visual arts as a tool for communication and to explore visual storytelling.

To find more about Shilonite and view more of her work, visit her website below.


Artist Claudette Purville photographed as a child with her family and during graduation.