The defiant gaze of a leader. The bonds of girlhood friendship. A tender embrace between father and son. These are among the touching moments that make up Portrait of Humanity Vol.5, opening today at Belfast Exposed.
After a national bank began offering loans for plastic surgery, the Ones to Watch artist looked at how religion, capitalism and internet culture place immense pressure on Middle Eastern women
Disillusioned with the limitations of traditional documentary photography, the Argentinian Ones to Watch winner turned her lens to the euphoria and escapism of her country’s party scene
Through her radical mixed media and performance art, Schneemann blazed a trail for liberating feminist expression. Often placing her nude body at the centre, she rallied against misogyny and patriarchal attitudes, asserting that the personal is political
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
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
Commissioned by WaterAid and 1854/British Journal of Photography as part of the WaterAid Climate Commission, Wata Na Life captures communities banding together in the face of an increasingly volatile climate
To coincide with Portrait of Humanity 2022, the Magnum photographer – who won the award in 2019 – discusses her upcoming photobook, Hafiz: Guardians of the Qu’ran