Brixton is district of London formed by a multi-ethnic community with a large percentage of its population descending from African and Caribbean communities.

Brixton is district of London formed by a multi-ethnic community with a large percentage of its population descending from African and Caribbean communities.

 Brixton has always been home to a traditional local market that embodies the essence of its community.

Brixton has always been home to a traditional local market that embodies the essence of its community.

   With   the wave of   immigration   and expansion   of London  ,   Brixton   found itself   faced with a   growth   of the real estate   that is causing   a disproportionate increase   in prices.

With the wave of immigration and expansion of London, Brixton found itself faced with a growth of the real estate that is causing a disproportionate increase in prices.

 #SaveBrixtonArches is a protest campaign against this "district globalisation" that is forcing traders to close their businesses.

#SaveBrixtonArches is a protest campaign against this "district globalisation" that is forcing traders to close their businesses.

 The shops on the railroad arches have been around for 20-25 years, and their owners and employees will be forced out of work if rent prices increase.

The shops on the railroad arches have been around for 20-25 years, and their owners and employees will be forced out of work if rent prices increase.

   By sharing   the faces   of the Brixton community     who run   these stores  , I want to   support the protest   against the power   of big corporations   and their profits   at the expense   of   real people  .

By sharing the faces of the Brixton community who run these stores, I want to support the protest against the power of big corporations and their profits at the expense of real people.

 Traditions, sense of belonging, community spirit and sharing are essential characteristics of this area of London.

Traditions, sense of belonging, community spirit and sharing are essential characteristics of this area of London.

 This is what I encountered when meeting the people portrayed in this photo series. #SaveBrixtonArches is not a revolt; this is the soul of Brixton asking for respect through these and many other faces.

This is what I encountered when meeting the people portrayed in this photo series. #SaveBrixtonArches is not a revolt; this is the soul of Brixton asking for respect through these and many other faces.

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   Brixton is district of London formed by a multi-ethnic community with a large percentage of its population descending from African and Caribbean communities.
 Brixton has always been home to a traditional local market that embodies the essence of its community.
   With   the wave of   immigration   and expansion   of London  ,   Brixton   found itself   faced with a   growth   of the real estate   that is causing   a disproportionate increase   in prices.
 #SaveBrixtonArches is a protest campaign against this "district globalisation" that is forcing traders to close their businesses.
 The shops on the railroad arches have been around for 20-25 years, and their owners and employees will be forced out of work if rent prices increase.
   By sharing   the faces   of the Brixton community     who run   these stores  , I want to   support the protest   against the power   of big corporations   and their profits   at the expense   of   real people  .
 Traditions, sense of belonging, community spirit and sharing are essential characteristics of this area of London.
 This is what I encountered when meeting the people portrayed in this photo series. #SaveBrixtonArches is not a revolt; this is the soul of Brixton asking for respect through these and many other faces.
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Brixton is district of London formed by a multi-ethnic community with a large percentage of its population descending from African and Caribbean communities.

Brixton has always been home to a traditional local market that embodies the essence of its community.

With the wave of immigration and expansion of London, Brixton found itself faced with a growth of the real estate that is causing a disproportionate increase in prices.

#SaveBrixtonArches is a protest campaign against this "district globalisation" that is forcing traders to close their businesses.

The shops on the railroad arches have been around for 20-25 years, and their owners and employees will be forced out of work if rent prices increase.

By sharing the faces of the Brixton community who run these stores, I want to support the protest against the power of big corporations and their profits at the expense of real people.

Traditions, sense of belonging, community spirit and sharing are essential characteristics of this area of London.

This is what I encountered when meeting the people portrayed in this photo series. #SaveBrixtonArches is not a revolt; this is the soul of Brixton asking for respect through these and many other faces.

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