An exclusive British Journal of Photography commission will give one photographer £5,000 to investigate fracking in the UK. With only four days left to enter, we share a selection of the strongest entries to date
Tag: Kevin Faingnaert
Since 2009, around 400 acres of land in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, a commune in the west of France, has been home to Europe’s largest rural protest camp. Led by a mix of environmental activists and locals, the ZAD (which roughly translates to ‘Zone To Defend’ in English) developed in opposition to the construction of an international airport that would wipe out the wildlife and villages of the area. Though these plans have stalled for several years now, the ZAD has taken root, growing into a self-sufficient community complete with its own markets, bakery, brewery, theatre space, newspaper and even a pirate radio station. Intrigued by people and the structures that bind them, sociologist-turned-photographer Kevin Faingnaert spent a month documenting the ZAD as part of his participation in World Press Photo’s most recent Joop Swart Masterclass.
In BJP’s latest issue, we focus on forms of collaboration. Collaboration in photography can be controversial,…
The judging of the first ever Send Anywhere Awards has come to a close. Find out who made the final shortlist.