Photographers brother and sister Pablo and Roxana Allison were born in Manchester and grew up in Mexico City. Their photographic practice focuses on themes of cultural displacement, belonging, memory and identity.
Pablo graduated with a BA (Hons) in Documentary Photography from Newport College of Art and Design, University of Wales whilst Roxana holds a BA in Fine Art from the Faculty of Art and Design, National Autonomous University of Mexico (FAD-UNAM). Their work has been exhibited in Mexico, France and the UK.
Roxana Allison (1980)
Roxana’s work has been displayed in group exhibitions predominantly across the UK: HOME (Manchester), Neo Artists Gallery (Bolton), Impressions Gallery (Bradford), Oxford House (London), Aston University (Birmingham), the Cervantes Institute (Manchester), MIRIAD (Manchester Metropolitan University), Galería Jose Maria Velasco (Mexico City), and the National School of Fine Art (UNAM - Mexico City). She currently works and lives in Manchester and is a part of the migrant artists project Travelling Heritage Bureau.
Pablo Allison (1981)
Pablo’s work has been exhibited mainly in the UK and Mexico at New Art Exchange (Nottingham), Look12 Photography Festival (Liverpool), Instituto Cervantes (Manchester) and the Centro Cultural de España (Mexico City). His images have appeared in The Huffington Post, National Geographic, Duckrabbit and Vice Magazine. Pablo has contributed with NGO's such as LAWRS, CLAUK, Amnesty International and Action Aid UK among others.