Shaghayegh Farang, center, listens to direction from National Geographic photograher Robin Hammond, left, the students’ mentor for the week. Hammond was preparing the students for their assignment making photos in an informal refugee settlement at the site of a former school in Athens. Photo credit: Kirsten Elstner/National Geographic Photo Camp.

Future storytellers

Robin Hammond mentors the next generation of story tellers: refugees and citizens of Athens.

Through National Geographic Photo Camp, refugees and Greek citizens living in Athens discover ways to tell stories together. Robin Hammond mentors the next generation.

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World Press Photo: the story of Hellen

Robin Hammond speaks to World Press Photo about how he sees his role as a photographer and explains to why the image of Hellen was so significant. Robin met Hellen in Juba, South Sudan and his image of her was awarded second prize, singles in the WPP's People category.

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World Bank exhibition

World Bank uses images of love

The World Bank in Washington hosted an exhibition of images from Where Love is Illegal as part of the International Day against

The World Bank in Washington hosted an exhibition of images from Where Love is Illegal as part of the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

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Robin part of Pulitzer finalist team

National Geographic is named 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Exploratory Reporting for its historic January 2017 ‘Gender’ issue

The 9 Lives series of images taken by Robin, which documented gender issues for nine year olds around the world, was part of National Geographic’s Pulitzer submission on gender.

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I am an ally

New campaign to be LGBTQI+ ally

Witness Change's latest campaign: become an ally with the LGBTQI+ community in Jamaica.

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Amnesty International Media Award

Robin Hammond scooped his fifth Amnesty Award for his powerful Sunday Times magazine series on LGBTI stories of discrimination and survival from around the world, entitled ‘Where Love Is Illegal’ at the 2016 Amnesty International Media Awards last week

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The New Europeans: Voices from a Changing Continent.

The Syrian and other refugees streaming into Europe since 2015 have roiled its politics and tested its tolerance. But they’re just the latest of many waves of immigrants since World War II. Indians in Britain, Algerians in France, Somalis in Sweden are some of the immigrants who are reshaping the continent. Commissioned by National Geographic Magazine, Robin Hammond travelled through Europe to tell the stories of ‘The New Europeans.’

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The New Europeans: National Geographic Magazine Covers.

The Syrian and other refugees streaming into Europe since 2015 have roiled its politics and tested its tolerance. But they’re just the latest of many waves of immigrants since World War II. Indians in Britain, Algerians in France, Somalis in Sweden are some of the immigrants who are reshaping the continent. Commissioned by National Geographic Magazine, Robin Hammond travelled through Europe to tell the stories of ‘The New Europeans.’ See the National Geographic Magazines covers from around the world.

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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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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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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 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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