Reading Time: 4 minutes Vikesh Kapoor’s mother delivered over 3000 children throughout her career as an obstetrician-gynaecologist in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. The artist’s new series, commissioned by Leica, in collaboration with 1854, reflects on that history.
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Reading Time: 6 minutes When Curtis’s father died and his family lost their home, his life began to spiral out of control. As part of the CALM x 1854 Homeless Truths commission, a new series of Polaroids sheds light on his experience of homelessness
Reading Time: 6 minutes “People can’t see mental health illnesses or autism; it is not like having a broken leg. That’s what I’d like to get across.” One of five participants of the CALM x 1854 Homeless Truths commission, Saffron was once homeless. Here, she presents a window into her life
Reading Time: 7 minutes Kerry, now 36, has endured three periods of homelessness in her life. All of them pushed her to the brink. As part of the CALM x 1854 Homeless Truths commission, a new series of Polaroids sheds light on her experiences
Reading Time: 5 minutes At the age of 70, Dee spent 10 months homeless in London. As part of the CALM x 1854 Homeless Truths commission, her new series of Polaroids reflects on life then and now
Reading Time: 6 minutes Wayne is a photographer, a musician and a trained chef. He has also been homeless. As part of the CALM x 1854 Homeless Truths commission, his new series of Polaroids offers a window into his life
Reading Time: 4 minutes As the final photographer selected for the Malala Fund’s Against All Odds commission series in collaboration with 1854, Barry will document 13-year-old Aïssatou – one of the few girls in her rural village of Tolo, Guinea, who is set to pursue a secondary education
Reading Time: 6 minutes Commissioned by WaterAid and 1854/British Journal of Photography as part of the WaterAid Climate Commission, Wata Na Life captures communities banding together in the face of an increasingly volatile climate
Reading Time: 5 minutes Success takes “focus, determination, tenacity and talent,” says Steven Pranica. But does it take an agent too? The founder of Creative Exchange Agency (CXA), discusses the value of an agent in today’s market.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The first new body of work commissioned by Malala Fund and 1854, Silvana Trevale’s enigmatic portrait of 16-year-old girl Carmen ruminates on the “beauty and complexity” of adolescence on the Venezuelan coast.