Reading Time: < 1 minute Featuring work donated by 10 caribbean photographers, the sale will support relief efforts following the volcanic eruption of La Soufrière
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: 3 minutes “I began to see this huge web of support that was unfolding”
Reading Time: 2 minutes Vivek Vadoliya, Bharat Sikka, and Prarthna Singh are amongst the photographers donating work to the cause
Reading Time: 3 minutes Juliette Cassidy travelled to Afghanistan to photograph the young girls attending one of five skate schools run by Skateistan: a non-profit aiming to educate and empower children through skateboarding
Reading Time: 2 minutes Paul Martin’s series of portraits aims to give people experiencing homelessness the dignity and compassion they deserve
Reading Time: 4 minutes The photographer teamed up with British Red Cross to capture stories about women who are finding solutions to tackle environmental issues
Reading Time: 4 minutes “Human life at its most basic level needs water to survive. It’s tragic that too much of the world does not have access to a sustainable source of water in order to survive, never mind live,” says photographer Sophie Green of her work with Just a Drop, a charity providing access to sustainable clean water solutions in Kenya. Born in the UK and best-known for exploring facets of British culture such as drag racing and horse fairs, Green isn’t an obvious choice for the charity. But Just a Drop approached her because they were drawn to her aesthetic, she says – and, she points out, she’s spent the last two years documenting African culture in Britain.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This October photographers have taken over the popular Art on a Postcard fundraiser run by The Hepatistis C Trust. Over 1000 unique works will be available for £50, with big names such as Jim Goldberg, Martin Parr and Wolfgang Tillmans joining in alongside less-familiar talents. In total 1200 lottery tickets will be available, with the postcards assigned at random to ticket-holders on 30 October. The images will go on show at theprintspace, Shoreditch from 12-24 October, with a private view on 12 October; in addition all the images, and a full list of the participating image-makers can also be seen at www.artonapostcard.com/photo-postcard/ Tickets are bought online at www.artonapostcard.com/shop/ and all money raised will go to The Hepatitis C Trust’s campaign to eliminate hepatitis C from the UK by 2030.