Reading Time: 5 minutes Commissioned by WaterAid and 1854/British Journal of Photography, Chow spent 16 days living on a boat, documenting how the water crisis is affecting communities on Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake
Reading Time: 5 minutes Hady Barry, the final photographer selected for Malala Fund’s Against All Odds commission series in collaboration with 1854, joins 13-year-old Aissatou on her pursuit of a secondary education in Guinea
Reading Time: 6 minutes The first new body of work commissioned by Malala Fund and 1854, Silvana Trevale’s enigmatic portrait of 16-year-old girl Carmen ruminates on the “beauty and complexity” of adolescence on the Venezuelan coast.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Named the second selectee for Malala Fund’s Against All Odds commission in collaboration with 1854, the Cairo-born photographer will turn her lens to the young women rising above Egypt’s discriminatory sporting culture
Reading Time: 5 minutes Commissioned by Leica and 1854, Bannister’s new body of work – titled Witnesses of: Individuality – celebrates difference and commonality amongst the people of England
Reading Time: 3 minutes For the third and final installment of the Malala Fund x 1854 Against All Odds commission series, one more woman photographer will be commissioned to create new work celebrating the strength and determination of remarkable girls
Reading Time: 4 minutes As the first photographer commissioned as part of the Malala Fund’s Against All Odds commission series in collaboration with 1854, the Caracas-born photographer will document 16-year-old Katty — who dreams of becoming a doctor amidst the country’s fraught socio-political climate
Reading Time: 4 minutes “My mum served her community in the grandest way possible. That was the spark for this whole idea,” says Vikesh Kapoor, as he embarks on the Leica x 1854 Witnesses of: Devotion commission
Reading Time: 4 minutes “Whether you’ve got six minutes or six days, it’s about lending yourself to those moments so that you can make people feel comfortable,” says the British-Nigerian photographer, recently commissioned by Leica and 1854 to capture ‘the everyday’
Reading Time: 4 minutes After spending years making work in the USA, a new commission from Leica will see Bannister turning his camera to his native Britain — where he seeks to dig beneath the surface of how people and places ‘present’, instead capturing their essence.