19 June 2018

100+ Polaroids by 8 artists exploring global migration
Exhibition, talk and workshop

A Unicef NextGen London exhibition presenting new photography exploring global migration, by eight international photographers.

Polaroid photos by eight international photographers exploring global migration – the small scale of the instant analogue prints requires the viewer to engage closely with the content.

Launch event
Monday 18 June 5-7pm – Cyrus Mahboubian (one of the artists who worked on the exhibition) will join us for an introduction. Complimentary drinks will be served!

Please RSVP to oli@artreach.biz to confirm your place.
If you would like to bring along colleagues do let Oli know.


Tuesday 19 June 6-7pm

As part of the programme of events, Journeys Festival International invites you to join us for an informal evening discusssion with some of the artists involved with the project.

The project’s co-founder Cyrus Mahboubian will be joined by photographer Tom Skipp to discuss the exhibition, as well as answer any questions about MIGRATE.

Booking is essential to ensure your place. Complimentary drinks will be served.


Saturday opening and workshop
Saturday 23 June with Polaroid Lift workshop by Leicester LoFi, 11am-2pm. Booking is essential to ensure your place.



MIGRATE was founded in the hope of engaging fellow Londoners to have a conversation about the ongoing refugee crisis; the only rule was that the participating photographers had to use instant analogue film, which was donated by manufacturers The Impossible Project (now called Polaroid Originals). Unlike digital images, “polaroids” are physical and develop in the moment, which makes the photographer’s interaction with the subject more personal, while their small scale requires viewers to stand close and engage with the content.

Find out more about Migrate

See an article about Migrate in The Guardian

MIGRATE at LCB Depot is an LCB Depot/Artreach/Journeys Festival International collaboration.

Journeys Festival International celebrates the creative talent of exceptional refugee and asylum seekers artists and shares the refugee experience through great art and culture.