Hornsby Shire’s migrant stories

Explored through photography

Photographer Nilmini De Silva celebrates the stories of Hornsby Shire’s migrant population, and demonstrates how they have contributed to our community, in her exhibition as part of Festival of the Arts.

The photography exhibition ‘Faces, Places, Races – Migrant Stories from the Hornsby Shire’ will be on display in Hornsby Library from Tuesday 13 October til Thursday 29 October.

It explores the lives of first generation migrants who have chosen to call Hornsby Shire home, with local resident Nilmini beautifully capturing her subjects through photography.

There will also be a special artist’s talk on Saturday 24 October, with Nilmini taking to the stage along with her subjects, to share the stories behind the images.

WHEN: Tuesday 13 October to Thursday 29 October, library opening hours

WHERE: Hornsby Library

COST: Free

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