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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The Defenders - Overview

The Defenders - Overview

The Defenders is a collection of photographic portraits that I shot as a commission for The Guardian weekend magazine. It is a series of stories that documents the lives of 10 extraordinary environmental activists. This first blog post is an overview of the project, outlining the intentions and considerations behind the making of it.

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