Reading Time: 3 minutes In a new commission for WaterAid and 1854/BJP, Calvin Chow turns his lens to Cambodia’s life force, the Tonlé Sap lake
Reading Time: 5 minutes Inzajeano Latif first met Wayne in November 2020. The two have been collaborating ever since: Wayne, documenting his own life using a Polaroid camera, Latif offering photographic mentorship while creating a body of work about the lives of people who have experienced homelessness in London.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A new commission by WaterAid and 1854 will see Ngadi Smart explore Freetown’s complex water supply problems and what it’s young people are doing about it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes “For me, it’s about allowing black men to show a vulnerability that they’re not normally allowed to share”
Reading Time: 3 minutes In collaboration with 1854, Malala Fund is commissioning three new works that celebrate the determination and agency of remarkable girls facing challenging circumstances.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This month we come to the final instalment of the Leica x 1854 Commission Series, which each month provides a single photographer the chance to receive £5000 to create a body of work using Leica’s world-famous equipment. The last of the three themes and the focus of this month’s call for submissions is Witnesses of: Individuality.
Reading Time: 5 minutes For MPB’s Shoot the Sequel: Then & Now America commission in collaboration with 1854, Garrett Grove documents a state fraught with tensions.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Russian-American photographer Anastasia Samoylova was selected earlier this year to produce a new body of work for MPB in collaboration with 1854 for the Shoot the Sequel: Then & Now America campaign. The resulting images form the final part of her triptych on Florida, providing a sobering look at the state.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Each month, over the course of three months, the Leica x 1854 Commission Series will select one photographer to receive £5,000 to produce a body of work using Leica equipment. Here, we contemplate the second theme in the series: Witnesses of: Devotion.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next three months, the Leica x 1854 Commission Series will select one winning photographer each month to produce a creative body of work using Leica equipment. Here, we introduce the first theme in the series, ‘Witnesses of: The Everyday’.