About your reviewer Chris Steele-Perkins has produced some of the most iconic images of British society in the last half-century, exploring youth subcultures, poverty and community with artful sensitivity. His more than 45-year career has seen him travel widely, making significant bodies of work in his home country of Myanmar, as well as Japan, Africa and Afghanistan, all of which have received critical acclaim.After marrying his second wife, Miyako Yamada, he embarked on a long-term photographic exploration of Japan, publishing Fuji in 2000. A highly personal diary of 2001, Echoes, was published in 2003, and the second of his Japanese books, Tokyo Love Hello, in March 2007. His documentation of rural life in County Durham, which was published as Northern Exposures in 2007. In 2009, he published a collection of work from 40 years of photographing England – England, My England. His book on British centenarians, Fading Light, was published in 2012 and his latest book The New Londoners was published in 2019.Chris Steele-Perkins has photographed 165 families from almost 200 different countries, all of whom have made their homes in London. These are beautiful and powerful portraits with each family photographed in their homes. Accompanied by insightful interviews we learn of the varied experiences of these families from across the globe.The New Londoners is a plea for tolerance and for openness of heart. At a time when social and political divisions seem to be opening up across the UK, it is a timely reminder both of the important role that immigration has played in our country as well as the rich and valued diversity that is the hallmark of our capital city and which makes London such a special place.