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Where Love Is Illegal campaign begins!!

Where Love Is Illegal documents and shares LGBTI stories of discrimination and survival from around the world.

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Time Magazine Cover

Robin Hammond's photograph of Ugandan LGBT activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera on the cover of Time

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Witness Change

Witness Change is launched!

Robin Hammond launches Witness Change, a not-for-profit organisation producing storytelling on seldom-addressed human rights abuses to transform opinions, open minds, and change policies.

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My Lagos

Robin Hammond's series of portraits of Lagosians shot for National Geographic Magazine embraces the diversity of Africa's most populous city

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My Lagos (video)

Residents of the vibrant African city share what life there means to them on this short video made by Robin for National Geographic Magazine

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Africa’s First City

Bursting with a get-rich spirit that has made Nigeria’s economy the continent’s largest, Lagos is Africa’s first city. See Robin Hammond's story shot for National Geographic Magazine.

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The Next Bread Basket

Can Africa's fertile farmland feed the world? Robin Hammond travels through six sub-Saharan African countries for National Geographic Magazine in search of an answer.

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CONDEMNED: Interview by World Press

Robin Hammond speaks to World Press Photo about his award winning project CONDEMNED

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CONDEMNED wins Pictures of the Year International Award

The 2014 POYi World Understanding Award has been given to Robin Hammond's project CONDEMNED which documents mental health in African countries in crisis. The book CONDEMNED was also a finalist in the Best Photography Book category. Robin's portraits from Lagos also received an Award of Excellence.

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Word Press Photo 2014

CONDEMNED wins World Press Photo Award

Robin Hammond's work documenting mental health in African countries in crisis wins 2nd place in the Contemporary Issues category of the 2014 World Press Photo award.

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Robin on Arte

Robin appears on Metropolis, Arte to discuss his passion for Africa, his work on Zimbabwe, his book CONDEMNED, and his most recent work documenting life in Lagos, Nigeria.

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CONDEMNED – A call to action. You can help!

Send CONDEMNED, the book, to someone who can make a difference on this issue - a person with power. There are some organisations working hard with few resources to help people with mental disability in African countries in crisis. You can help them.


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Zimbabwe book selected by Time Magazine as one of the Best Photobooks of 2013

"Robin Hammond's book, produced with assistance from the Carmignac Foundation, is a true work of classic photojournalism. Poignant and moving, telling but not insensitive, Hammond's work reveals the darker demons of Mugabe's chokehold on Zimbabwe. Where words fail, Hammond's photographs pick up — pulling no punches about the lives destroyed by violence and cruelty. The realities shared in the book are hard to swallow but even harder to ignore." Vaughn Wallace, producer of LightBox

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Robin speaks to the Global Mental Health Program at Columbia University

A short video of an interview and lecture given by Robin Hammond to Columbia University about his project on mental health in African countries in crisis

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Zine n 9 - Zimbabwe - Robin Hammond by Editions Bessard

Zine of Robin Hammond’s Zimbabwe work published by Edition Bessard

Robin Hammond's work on the victims of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is the first work of a photojournalist to be published by Edition Bessard as part of his Zine Collection. Number 9 of the series, it is limited to 300 copies and comes with a signed print by the artist.

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LAGOS – ‘no be small t’ing’ Exhibited at PhotoReporter Festival

Robin was selected to be one of thirteen photographers to create work for PhotoReporter Festival International en Baie de Saint-Brieuc. He worked for 7 weeks in Lagos, Nigeria to create a unique insight into Africa's fast growing mega-city.

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National Geographic Magazine

Zimbabwe work is published in National Geographic Magazine

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Winner W.Eugene Smith Memorial Fund

Robin Hammond has been awarded the 2013 W.Eugene Smith Memorial Fund for his wok documenting mental health in Africa countries in crisis: CONDEMNED

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Robin Hammond's photo project on mental health in African countries in crisis is published by FotoEvidence Book Award.

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Cover Polka - Liberia

Liberia’s former child soldier story on the front of Polka Magazine

Continuing his work documenting mental health in African countries in crisis, Robin went to Liberia to investigate the ongoing psychological impact of war on the young men and women who fought as children in the country's civil wars. This work was made possible with the support of The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

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