Eva Frankfurther was a figurative painter originally from Germany, whose subjects were also her fellow migrant workers in and around Whitechapel.
Josef Herman was a highly-regarded figurative painter who fled from pre-war Poland in the 1930s. He is best known for his works depicting Welsh miners.
Jasim is a Kurdish visual artist whose work is influenced by his personal experiences of war, displacement and the fight for justice.
Emad is a Iraqi visual artist who worked as a teacher in the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad before moving to the UK. He’s exhibited his work in the UK, the USA and across the Middle East.