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’
Tag: 1854 Commissions
Reading Time: 3 minutes Part of a three-part commission series celebrating the determination and agency of remarkable girls around the world, applications are now open for the second women photographer to help Malala’s mission.
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: 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: 4 minutes As the first selected photographer for MPB’s Shoot the Sequel: Then & Now America commission in collaboration with 1854/BJP, the Russian-American artist is set to document the stark divisions of Florida’s “Forgotten Coast”
Reading Time: 2 minutes In collaboration with 1854/British Journal of Photography, MPB – a major international platform for used photography and videography equipment marketplace for second-hand camera equipment – is commissioning two new photographic projects exploring the iconic moments, movements and narratives that traverse America’s past and present
Reading Time: 5 minutes Mann will receive £10,000 to create a new body of work around the subject for the latest Studio 1854 commission
Reading Time: 10 minutes From a piano tuner jailed for taking direct-action, to an 87-year-old activist, Rhiannon Adam documents anti-fracking campaigners outside of the protest context
Reading Time: 11 minutes Rhiannon Adam investigates the UK fracking debate. Her work sheds light on the stories of individuals both for and against the contentious practice