Nicky Hamilton
Take Me Away

The colourful series Take Me Away, depicts the life and times of Canton House – a 1970s Chinese takeaway opened by the Yau family after emigrating to the UK, in search of a better life. Portraying a melting pot of modern-day Britain, the 15-image series explores class, culture and the act of waiting. Shot over a period of 8 weeks; Nicky built a replica of the takeaway inside his studio with the original details meticulously reproduced.

Here are some of our favourites from the series.


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