Hana Riazuddin et al.

Hana Riazuddin is a doctoral candidate in Geography at King’s College London and director of The Body Narratives. Her research reflects on questions of young people’s mental health and wellbeing within the wider debate on urban and social transformation. Twitter: @hanariaz

Hannah Adeniji is a 16-year-old girl who lives in Lambeth and is interested in how her community is changing and how this affects people.

Amina Bouh a 16-year-old girl, lives in Lambeth and is fascinated by her community’s growth and how it has altered the behaviour of the people from her area.

Shamso Ali is a very curious 17-year-old girl who has a great interest in studying neuroscience. She is obsessed about the neurochemistry of the brain and wants to make her own documentaries surrounding the unseen truth about mental health.

Olamide Bamigboye is a 17-year-old girl from South London who is passionate about turning stories into power.

Francess Conteh is a 17-year-old girl and has lived in South West London her whole life. Although she’s moved around a lot, one thing that is prominent in all the areas she’s lived in is the variety of cultures and heritages; she wouldn’t change it for the world! She has a keen interest in music and the environment around her and would like to portray this through her work.

Elizabeth Kuyoro is a 16-year-old girl from South East London, she’s has an interest in her community, the diversity, and the changes within it. She hopes for there to be a change very soon.

Shahani Richards is a young, God-fearing female who is always ready to take on a challenge. She is always willing to explore and try new things and accepts that taking risks doesn’t always guarantee a happy ending.

Amina Sesay is a 17-year-old from South London. She’s lived in the city since she was eight weeks old and just can’t see herself leaving! Her interests include the study of black history, black archives, Anime, travelling, cooking and fashion.

Hana Riazuddin Anima Loci

South London is marked by rapid and widespread urban regeneration plans and development. A PhD student and a team of young researchers living in gentrifying neighbourhoods map out the emotional, psychological and social landscapes in this shifting terrain. Here young people are simultaneously obscured and hyper-visible. In focusing on the… Read more »