Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Throughout September, BJP-online is sharing their profiles, originally published in issue #7898 of the magazine.
Ones to Watch 2020
“I realised that, through photography, I could express myself as loudly as I wanted without feeling uncomfortable or feeling my ideas weren’t strong enough. That’s what photography gave me”
Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers,…
Anjuman’s poetic images tackle issues of violence and oppression, many of which have affected Anjuman herself
Sejud’s work oscillates around ideas of freedom, and attempts at its limitation, on a personal and political level
“Photography for me is all about utilising the real world, re-contextualising and appropriating it”
“I’m very interested in self-presentation as a way of exposure. And also as a way to communicate. We need to produce pictures, almost on a daily basis, in order to show that we’re still active”
Blending embroidery and photography, Malik interrogates misogyny and violence against women in her native India
The poetic photographs of Zibelnik conceal powerful and disturbing narratives
Russia was once seen as China’s ‘Big Brother’, but now, China is the largest consumer of Russian energy, and one of the world’s most powerful economies. Valya Lee interrogates the relationship between the two neighbouring nations.