Photojournalism Nights 15TH Edition

Photojournalism Hub 15th edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents a superb line-up of guest photographers: Carolina Rapezzi Denise Laura BakerSimon King.

23rd July 2021 06:30 pm

White City Place, The WestWorks,
195 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FQ

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Ghana, Accra, November 2018. Rashida is a young girl originally from the North of Ghana, she sells water in the scrap yard of Agbogbloshie. Along with other girls living in the area, she carries water bags into a wheelbarrow and sell them for 1 Ghanaian Cedi each (the equivalent of £0,15) to workers who need to extinguish the fire and cool down the copper extracted from burning cables, wires and other appliances.

Carolina Rapezzi is an award-winning photographer based in London, part of the collective Women Photograph. Her works focus on social, humanitarian and environmental issues. She worked on migration issues in Sicily and France, covered the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution in Moscow and St. Petersburg, followed several protest movements in London, including the more recent Black Lives Matter and, since 2018 she has been working on environmental issues. Her independent project Burning Dreams on electronic waste in Ghana has been awarded internationally and exhibited multiple times: Portrait of Humanity 2019, Winner Flash Forward 2019, Winner 1st Prize Single Images, Winner World Water Day 2020, Shortlisted Sony World Photography 2020, Winner Siena International Award 2020.

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Denise Laura Baker is a photojournalist, documentary, and portrait photographer. Her work draws on influences from the many different strands of her career, particularly her time as an ethnographic psychologist where she interviewed and collected the stories of the people with whom she worked. She has been exhibiting since 2016 and have, exhibited at various locations in Wales, including holding her first solo exhibition as part of LLAWN 2019 (Llandudno arts Weekend). She is the recipient of an Arts Council for Wales R&D grant for a project examining interconnecting communities within Gwynedd, Conwy and Ynys Mon. She also teaches and give talks on the role of narrative in photography and photo book making.

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Simon King is a documentary photographer, currently working on a series of long-term projects, all on 35mm film. Simon teaches at UAL, and with Leica Akademie (UK). Simon works with the collective New Exit Group to publish photo-essays highlighting intimate, local stories. Simon’s recent publications include BARDO (in collaboration with NEG), a USA Digest which includes work from 2019 – Winter 2021, and Transiting Bulgaria, from his recent time there over Christmas 2020.

The Photojournalism Nights is an event that promotes committed and courageous photojournalism and engages the public to social justice and human rights. To join HERE

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Photojournalism Nights 14th edition

Photojournalism Hub fourteenth edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents an amazing line-up of photographers: Arsène Mpiana Monkwe, Beau Patrick Coulon, Justin Makangara.

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Beau Patrick Coulon, Beau Patrick Coulon, Beau Patrick Coulon, is a New Orleans based photographer and filmmaker whose imagery draws from class struggle and sub-cultural movements. At The Photojournalism Nights, Beau will be talking about his latest book, Revel & Revolt, a straightforward-yet-personal book of photography that documents protests, parades, and the punk scene in New Orleans from 2013 to 2020. It is published by Burn Barrel Press and DNO books.

A thief struck in agony this morning by the population. Put on a tray ready to be sacrificed, the police come to their aid and disperse everyone Kinshasa, DR Congo, June 20, 2020. ©Arsene Mpiana

Arsène Mpiana Monkwe, is a photojournalist and active artist based in Kinshasa. Arsène is also a tutor at the Department of Photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa. He has been Nominated for the Joop Swart masterclass (2020) of the World Press Foundation. Ini 2019, he became a freelance writer for Jeune Afrique then joined Agence France-Presse and in 2021, he tried his luck with the New York Times.

©Justin Makangara

Justin Makangara, is an independent photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Kinshasa. His work focuses on underreported developing documentary and storytelling reporting on stories focusing on social justice, politics, music, and daily life. Justin is a member of APJD African Photojournalist Database, VII academy Insider, and Congo in conversation.

The Photojournalism Nights is an event that promotes committed and courageous photojournalism and engages the public to social justice and human rights. To join HERE

Photojournalism Nights 13th edition

25th May 2021 06:30 pm utc Online

Photojournalist Hub thirteenth edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents an amazing line-up of photographers: Antonio Josué CortézAna Carolina Haddad, Sabrina Merolla.

©Antonio Josué Cortéz
©Ana Carolina Haddad
©Sabrina Merolla

The Photojournalism Nights is an event that promotes committed and courageous photojournalism and engages the public to social justice and human rights. To join here

Photojournalism Nights 12th edition

28th April 2021 06:30pm utc Online

Photojournalist Hub twelve edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents an amazing line-up of photographers: Ben Marans David Sládek Mario Washington Ihieme .

© David Sladek
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets on August 18, 2019 in Hong Kong. Despite the huge number of people, the crowd parted quickly to allow an ambulance to get through. © Ben Marans
© Mario W. Ihieme

The Photojournalism Nights is an event that promotes committed and courageous photojournalism and engages the public to social justice and human rights.

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Photojournalism Nights 11th Edition

24th March 2021, 6:30pm ONLINE

Photojournalist Hub eleventh edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents an amazing line-up of photographers: Barbara TraverBrian OngoroHannah Kozak.

A Ugandan security officer asks for social distancing as truck drivers wait in line to go through the Uganda’s immigration office in Malaba, a border town with Kenya, in Uganda, on April 29, 2020.©Brian Ongoro
©Hannah Kozak
©Barbara Traver

Barbara Traver, is a photographer based in Spain. She studied at the Espai d’art fotogràfic school (Valencia, Spain) and completed a master’s degree in production and photographic projects at the same centre together with the University of Valencia. That same year, Barbara won a scholarship to study in Madrid (Spain) at the EFTI school, where she took a course in contemporary photography and another in photojournalism and documentary photography. She has self-published two photo-books, exhibited in various national and international venues, and given several lectures where she delves into visual education and bringing photography to all audiences. Barbara is also the founder of @iphotograp.her , a collective of women photographers around the world.

Brian Ongoro, is a photojournalist based in Kisumu, Kenya majoring on documentary, editorial and commercial photography. He has carried out assignments for media houses, news agencies and non-governmental organisations. Brian’s work is known for covering East Africa and has been published nationally and internationally, including BBC, Al Jazeera, Guardian, CNN, Bloomberg, Le Monde. Brian is a contributor of AFP photo.

Hannah Kozak, is a photographer based in Los Angeles, California, who was born to a Polish father and a Guatemalan mother. At the age of ten, she was given a Kodak Brownie camera by her father, Sol, a survivor of eight Nazi forced labour camps and began instinctively capturing images that felt honest and real. While working in a camera store at the age of twenty, Hannah’s life changed when she met a successful stunt woman who became her mentor and helped her start a career in stunts. For over twenty-five years, Hannah followed a career in the film industry capturing images of far away lands, however after decades of standing in for someone else, Hannah has turned the camera on herself documenting subjects that touches her emotionally, including her painful and deeply touching relationship with her mother, powerfully captured in ‘He Threw the Last Punch Too Hard’ photo book and photo story.

The Photojournalism Nights is an event that promotes committed and courageous photojournalism and engages the public to social justice and human rights.

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Photojournalism Nights 10th Edition

24th February 2021, 6:30pm ONLINE

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©Jagdish Patel
©Igor Coko

Please join the live stream of the Photojournalist Hub tenth edition of the Photojournalism Nights with an amazing line-up of photographers: Edoardo SantangeloJagdish Patel, Igor Coko.

Edoardo Santangelo focuses on exposing inequalities and in particular how little or no access to electricity is impacting millions. Around 7 million refugees, the displaced and the most vulnerable communities will access 4 hours or less of electricity a day, left behind in the drive for better energy access. Edoardo’s work shows the realities of communities in refugee camps Rwanda , displaced communities in Nepal as well as documenting the challenges to improve access to energy in displaced settings through the work of the EPSRC funded Humanitarian Engineering and Energy for Displacement (HEED).

Igor Coko uses his camera to capture and explore the sensibility of the street life, its people and life of stigmatized social groups. The story of ‘Living behind bars’ documents the restricted cell block called “5-1”, where prisoners are locked for 22 hours including two hours they can spend outdoor. This photo story is the first in the history of Serbian photography that showcase prison life without censored details, identities. Igor is the editor in chief at Grain magazine that showcase street and documentary photography.

Jagdish Patel ‘s early career was working with homeless people in central London, then for the anti-racist charity, the Monitoring Group where he was the Deputy Director. He worked on research and campaigns, including those of Stephen Lawrence, Ricky Reel, Michael Menson amongst others. Since 2009, Jagdish has been working as a photography-based artist and researcher showing work at the Southbank centre, Wolverhampton Art gallery and the New Art Exchange in Nottingham to name a few. His work is based in communities, usually working-class communities and often involves weaving historical archives into the present. He is one of the founders of the ReFramed Network, a network for Black and Asian photographers across the Midlands, and the Off Centre : the Nottingham centre for Photography and Social Engagement. He is currently working on a research project examining the inter-relationship between anti-racism, socially engaged art and archives at Coventry University.

The Photojournalism Nights is an event that promotes committed and courageous photojournalism and engages the public to social justice and human rights.

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PHOTOJOURNALISM NIGHTS 1st EDITION

Elephant West Gallery
62 Wood Lane, London, W12 7RH
21st May 2019 6-9pm

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Elephant x Photojournalism Hub is the first appointment of a series of events, Photojournalism Nights, that expose and engage pressing social justice issues through committed and courageous photojournalism. Join us for an evening of talks by photojournalists Tavis Bohlinger, Giovanna Del Sarto, James Hopkirk and Rob Pinney.

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Genesis Imaging has worked for over 20 years with world-class photographers and artists, international galleries, museums, interior designers, architects and individuals across the breadth of the creative industries to deliver a wide range of projects through our diverse range of services.

PHOTOJOURNALISM NIGHTS 2ND EDITION

Elephant West Gallery
62 Wood Lane
London W12 7RH
27Th November 2019  18:30 – 23:30


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Please join the Photojournalist Hub to the second edition of the Photojournalism Nights, an evening dedicated to photojournalism showcasing meaningful discussions and connections. The Photojournalist Hub uses photojournalism to address and engage people on human rights abuses and issues around social injustice, This event guarantees to spark conversation and debate with an impressive line-up of four photojournalists who will present work that portrays issues relating to Belonging, Brexit, European Identity and Marginalisation.  We are pleased to present:

Quetzal Maucci Children of Immigrants
Claudia Leisinger Europe Revisited
Sukhy Hullait 100 Days of Brexit
Pete Boyd  It’s Not About Football

With a massive thanks to the guest photographers and Genesis Imaging for their donation and support, we shall be raffling a photo from each photographer on the night.
Donations raised to go towards supporting the ongoing work to host the Photojournalism Nights.
To learn more and book a place: RSVP

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Genesis Imaging has worked for over 20 years with world-class photographers and artists, international galleries, museums, interior designers, architects and individuals across the breadth of the creative industries to deliver a wide range of projects through our diverse range of services.

PHOTOJOURNALISM NIGHTS 4th EDITION

16th June 2020 – 18:30 -20:30 Online Event

©Felipe Paiva
Injured and sick civilians are treated at a makeshift field clinic set up inside an abandoned store on the edge of Mosul’s Old City as the fighting continues to liberate the remaining ISIS-held territory, on July 4, 2017. ©Claire Thomas
Looking at a migrant’s rest stop with Grupo Beta, (Mexico’s Border Patrol). Grupo Beta works as a humanitarian organization, whose main functions are to patrol the border and help migrants with food, water and information. Many times, they have to rescue injured, lost and dehydrated migrants. According to humanitarian groups working in the region, rapists hang women’s undergarments from trees and bushes along the way, as “trophies.” ©Encarni Pindado

Please join the live stream of the Photojournalist Hub fourth edition of the Photojournalism Nights with an amazing line-up of photographers: Claire ThomasEncarni PindadoFelipe Paiva.

Free event. A donation is very appreciated.
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