The Defenders - #1 Marivic Danyan

The Defenders - #1 Marivic Danyan

Part one in a series of posts about the making of The Defenders. Marivic Danyan is 28 years old and lost her Father, Husband and both brothers when their village was attacked in December 2017. For decades her father had been a vocal opponent of the neighbouring coffee plantation on the island of Mindanao in The Philippines.

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Photography As Activism

Photography As Activism

Photography can engage an audience immediately, it doesn’t need time and effort from the viewer. It can pull them in to an issue in a nano-second and plant a seed of interest or empathy that no other medium can generate in such a small space of time; often without the viewer being aware of it.

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The Price of Gold

The Price of Gold

For 20 days in 2015 I travelled around South Africa and Lesotho to find and photograph the 56 sick miners who were named in a court case against the gold mines. In this post I discuss the project in depth and give a behind the scenes look at how ‘The Price of Gold’ was made.

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