Video Slideshows

Mayar Akash by Anil Sharma
Mayar talks to Anil about growing up in Tower Hamlets in the 1990s and becoming a photographer through photographing local youth groups.

Paul Halliday by Helena Velez Olabarria
Paul talks to Helena about his documentary projects in Tower Hamlets and photographing the Bengali community.

State of Bengal by Aditi Singh
Amena Zaman, sister of Sam Zaman of the State of Bengal talks to Aditi about her brother’s music performances in Tower Hamlets in the 1990s, their relationship, and the importance of art and music in their family and the Bengali community.

Bev Zarlock and Liz Maudsley by Victoria Murdoch
Bev and Liz talk to Victoria about their experience teaching English to young Bengali men in community centers in Tower Hamlets in the 1970s.

Nita Roy by Selene Heath
Nita talks to Souradeep Roy about her performances of Bengali dances and the creative community in Tower Hamlets in the 1990s.

Julie Begum by Ellen Cleary
Julie talks to Ellen Cleary about her participation in female-led anti-racist groups in the 1980s and 1990s in Tower Hamlets Londo

Rahena Rahman by Akila Asad
Rahena talks to Akila Asad about her experience with formal and alternative education in the Bengali Community in Tower Hamlets, London.

Shazna Hussain by Tanbir Mirza-Baeg
Shazna talks to Tanbir about the importance of friendship and documentation.

Anthony Lam by Helena Velez Olabarria
Anthony Lam talks to Helena about his photographic series Notes from the Streets, documenting young Bengali boys in the 1990s.

Lloyd Gee by Anil Sarma
Lloyd talks to Anil about his photography work with the Montefiore Centre and FBYO (Federation Bangladeshi Youth Organisation).

Rahemur Rahman by Anil Sarma
Rahemur talks to Anil about his family archive, the importance of documenting family life, and what can be learned from it.