Issue #1 Spring 2019 - 'So, Where Are You Really From?'


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Issue #1 of Pennycress Magazine - "So, where are you really from?"
Championing creatives of colour in the North of England


People talk a lot about where you come from. When you’re black, mixed race or of another ethnic minority, you’ll likely be asked it, several times a year, in tones ranging from camaraderie and general interest to suspicion, derision and even shock. But where someone is from means a lot more than DNA or parentage- it’s about the circumstances one has to grow through, the emotions that driven our decisions, all the little experiences that add up to world perspective we call our own. It also relates to the city we call home - Leeds. For Pennycress’s inaugural issue, 32 creatives share art, writing, photography and more to interpret where they’re REALLY from; reflections on their heritage, the place they live, and the passions that set their soul on fire.

A5, 88 Pages, Printed on silk gloss. Print run limited to 150.


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