Photojournalism Nights 20th edition

Photojournalism Hub twentieth edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents a superb line-up of guest photographers: Carol Allen StoreyChristopher Bethell Kevin Percival 

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London
SE17 3EP

17th February 2022 06:30 pm till late

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Elizabeth provides some physical comfort to her sonAmon by gently bathing him in the shade of banana trees.His body withered from the AIDS virus. Kamughobe , Uganda Carol Allen Storey
©Chris Bethell
This image was taken as part of the Wornington Word project, which documents through photography and oral history, the little-known story of a single housing estate in Kensington, West London. Set against a background of austerity, gentrification and the Grenfell tower fire, the estate is vividly illustrated through photographs of people and place and the residents’ own stories. Grace has lived on the estate since she was 28. ©Kevin Percival

Photojournalism Hub is an independent community-based organisation that engages in the fight against social injustice and human rights violations through photojournalism and independent journalism. Photojournalism Hub believes that independent journalism and photojournalism is the key for social justice advocacy and a means for elevating the silenced voices. Photojournalism Nights is a monthly event in which photojournalists and documentary photographers working on exposing human rights and social injustices present and speak about their work increasing awareness and engagement to the issues being covered.

Photojournalism Nights 19th edition

Photojournalism Hub nineteenth edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents a superb line-up of guest photographers: Diego RadamesGodelive KasangatiNic Madge.

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CEUTA, SPAIN – MAY 19. group of migrants who came swimming to Ceuta are intercepted by the Spanish army on May 19, 2021. Approximately 8 thousand migrants, mostly Moroccans, have crossed the Spanish border through the Tarajal pass since last Monday. Thousands have been returned to Morocco. ©Diego Radames
©Nic Madge
DRC, Kinshsa, Notre-Dame de Lemba Catholic Church, the main hallway of the church. ©Godelive Kasangati

Photojournalism Nights 18th edition

Photojournalism Hub eighteenth edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents a superb line-up of guest photographers: Susannah Ireland, Jermaine Francis, Sabrina Merolla.

25th November 18:30 PM

The Invention Rooms
68 Wood Lane
London
W12 7TA

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Rumi Munawar, former Miss Pakistan for UAE 2015 pictured in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 14th October 2016. Photo Credit: Susannah Ireland
Credit: Jermaine Francis
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Susannah Ireland, is a freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer based in London, UK but working internationally as well. She began her photojournalism career on a local news agency in Birmingham in 2006, graduating to London the following year to work principally for The Times and Independent newspapers. Following a brief stint working in India, Susannah moved back to London and now undertakes news, features and portraits assignments for a variety of international clients such as NBC News, The New York Times and NRC Handelsblad. She is a member of Women Photograph – a platform of independent photographers working to elevate the voices of women and non-binary visual storytellers worldwide. She is particularly interested in documenting the humanitarian impact of conflict and environmental disasters on local communities.

Jermaine Francis, is a London based Photographer who works with portraiture and conceptual documentary projects, using editorial, personal projects, and books as vehicles to tell these stories! Jermaine’s work has appeared in publications such as I-D, The Face Magazine, Autre Magazine & Beauty Papers. His work has recently appeared in Aperture’s latest publication the monograph Photo No, No’s, as well ICP book ICP Concerned, Global Images for Global crisis! Jermaine’s work has also exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery as part of the Taylor Wessing, The International Centre of Photography NYC in the group show #ICPConcerned and his solo show ‘The Invisibles’.

Sabrina Merolla has collaborated with Photojournalism Hub for more than one year. She is an awarded photographer, cultural studies researcher, multimedia journalist and participatory photography facilitator. Sabrina has a strong work ethic and is committed to telling stories in which the general fairness of the narration is granted by long pre-field and on-field research. She focuses on the environment, communities, health and human rights.

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Photojournalism Nights 17th edition (online)

Photojournalism Hub seventieth edition of the Photojournalism Nights presents a superb line-up of guest photographers:  Ofir Berman , Ruth Toda-Nation . Sebastian Barros – Løng .

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Ofir Berman is an Israeli documentary photographer and visual storyteller whose work focuses on social and cultural issues. Her work gives an intimate view of people living within the fringes of society and aims to capture the resilience and the authentic spirit in the lives of the subjects. In 2020 she finished her Master studies in Madrid and continued to work on personal projects. Recently, she has been documenting Palestinian refugees from Gaza, with the intention of provoking discourse and a new vision of Palestinian-Israeli relations through photography, media, and a new perception of interpersonal communication. The series was published in different European and Israeli newspapers and in the French i24news TV channel. In 2021 she was chosen for the 30 under 30 women photographers by Artpil and was nominated for the Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award.

Ruth Toda-Nation photographic work explores themes present in her everyday life documenting issues relating to family, ageing, loneliness, transience and departure. Her photographic journey began documenting on the streets of Liverpool in the 1980’s. Ruth is currently living in Milton Keynes where she continues to document issues around aging as well as developing new work entitled ‘Birthing a City’ which explores the development of a new town and the lived experiences of its residents.

Sebastian Barros – Løng is a freelance documentary and fashion photographer based in Bogotá, Colombia covering politics, social issues, and health working as a contributor for Italian agency NurPhoto and as a stringer for the Agence France-Presse. Sebastián’s work covers the COVID-19 pandemic and how it actively changes and evolves in Colombia along the raise of protests and how politics shape Colombia’s next presidential elections, also helping young and new documentary and journalism photographers at @longvisualpress a photo agency stablished by him and his girlfriend that distributes their photos across the globe reaching local news sites in Colombia and international ones as The Guardian.

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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.

©Simon King

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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