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.
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.
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
The 2013 FotoEvidence Book Award brought projects from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas documenting assaults on human dignity from around the world. There is no shortage of people living under conditions of great injustice but the work submitted for the 2013 FotoEvidence Book Award shows that dedicated photographers everywhere are working to bring this to light and inspire change. We are proud to publish and disseminate the selected projects, which we feel demonstrate the courage and commitment of documentary photographers in pursuit of social justice. Continue Reading →
CONDEMNED exhibited at Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan, France. Interview on France 3. September 2012