Flossie Skelton

Flossie Skelton joined British Journal of Photography in 2019, where she is currently Commissioning Editor across awards, Studio and partner content. She does freelance writing, editing and campaign work across arts, culture and feminism; she has worked with BBC Arts, Belfast Photo Festival and Time’s Up. She is also an illustrator, with artwork published in Marie Claire, ES Magazine, Sunday Times Style and the Guardian.

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Lina Geoushy documents the female athletes pushing back against Egypt’s biased sporting culture

Reading Time: 6 minutes Geoushy’s response to Malala Fund’s Against All Odds commission, in collaboration with 1854, follows the lives of Rooka, a footballer, and Malak, a gymnast. The resulting project spotlights the young women’s resilience in the face of deep-rooted social stigma and lack of sponsorship and funding

9 December 2021
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The intimate and introspective photography of Hady Barry

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the final photographer selected for the Malala Fund’s Against All Odds commission series in collaboration with 1854, Barry will document 13-year-old Aïssatou – one of the few girls in her rural village of Tolo, Guinea, who is set to pursue a secondary education

28 October 2021

Female in Focus 2021: The winners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jodie Bateman, Paola Jiménez Quispe, Imogen Freeland and Joanna Helena are among the winners of BJP and 1854’s 2021 Female in Focus award, with the exhibitions sponsored by MPB, celebrating women’s contribution to contemporary photography

6 October 2021
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1854 Presents: Julia Fullerton-Batten

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ahead of her self-publishing masterclass in partnership with Academy 1854, the renowned British photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten joins us to discuss her upcoming photobook, Looking Out From Within

26 August 2021