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Behind the scenes of the DAU
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Behind the scenes of the DAU...

Fourteen years in the making, Ilya Khrzhanovsky’s epic and immersive cinema experiment DAU is finally ready and is premier...

William Daniels’ new book ‘Wilting Point’ available from éditions imogene
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William Daniels’ new book ‘Wilting Point’ available from éditions imogene...

William Daniels’ new photo book – Wilting Point – which brings together work from Kyrgyzstan, the Central Afri...

William Daniels exhibiting at the Pavillon Carré de Baudouin in Paris
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William Daniels exhibiting at the Pavillon Carré de Baudouin in Paris...

William Daniels is exhibiting work from four countries as part of an photographic montage called Wilting Point at the Pavillon C...

Martin Roemers exhibiting at Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig in Germany
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Martin Roemers exhibiting at Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig in Germany...

Martin Roemers‘ sweeping study of the legacy of decades of communism across the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe is ...

Julio Etchart speaking at the Obscura Festival in George Town, Penang, Malaysia
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Julio Etchart speaking at the Obscura Festival in George Town, Penang, Malaysia...

Julio Etchart will be speaking about “Documenting Environmental & Development Issues” at this year’s Obsc...

Stuart Freedman leading workshop at London’s Photographers’ Gallery
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Stuart Freedman leading workshop at London’s Photographers’ Gallery...

Panos photographers Stuart Freedman is leading a two-day workshop organised by London’s Photograpehrs’ Gallery in co...

Martin Roemers interviewed on Germany’s Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR)
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Martin Roemers interviewed on Germany’s Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR)...

Martin Roemers has been interviewed about his award-winning work on the legacy of the Cold War across Europe on Germany’s ...

Kacper Kowalski published in El Pais Semanal
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Kacper Kowalski published in El Pais Semanal...

Kacper Kowalski‘s mesmerising aerial photography of his native Poland in the winter has been published in the weekend supp...

Robin Hammond exhibiting at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York
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Robin Hammond exhibiting at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York...

Robin Hammond’s ground-breaking long term photo project Where Love Is Illegal which chronicles the lives of and issues fac...

Kieran Dodds’ ‘Hierotopia’ published on Nature.com
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Kieran Dodds’ ‘Hierotopia’ published on Nature.com...

Kieran Dodds’ recently concluded study of the remarkable church forests in Ethiopia which are maintained by churches and m...

Watch Fernando Moleres’ ‘Melting Landscapes’ film
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Watch Fernando Moleres’ ‘Melting Landscapes’ film...

Fernando Moleres has been working on the melting Arctic ice cover in Greenland for the past four years and will be exhibiting hi...

Guy Martin’s ‘The Parallel State’ reviewed in the British Journal of Photography
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Guy Martin’s ‘The Parallel State’ reviewed in the British Journal of Photography...

Guy Martin’s latest book – The Parallel State – published by GOST Books in 2018, has been reviewed by the Brit...

Four Panos photographers nominated for the Prix Pictet
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Four Panos photographers nominated for the Prix Pictet...

Four Panos photographers – Patrick Brown, Ivor Prickett, Andrew McConnell and Robin Hammond – have been nominated fo...

Abbie Trayler-Smith interviewed about her project <br><strong>‘The Big O’</strong> in HUCK Magazine
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Abbie Trayler-Smith interviewed about her project ‘The Big O’ in HUCK Magazine...

Abbie Trayler-Smith has been interviewed by HUCK Magazine about her personal photo project The Big O, an intimate study of the i...

Guy Martin speaking at London’s Frontline Club about his book ‘The Parallel State’
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Guy Martin speaking at London’s Frontline Club about his book ‘The Parallel State’...

Guy Martin will be speaking at London’s Frontline Club on Tuesday, 22 January 2019 from 7pm about his new book Parallel St...

Watch the trailer for GAZA by Andrew McConnell and Garry Keane
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Watch the trailer for GAZA by Andrew McConnell and Garry Keane...

A feature length documentary about the people of Gaza, co-directed by Panos photographers and film maker Andrew McConnell and Ga...

Jan Banning crowd-funding for the release of Christina Boyer
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Jan Banning crowd-funding for the release of Christina Boyer...

Since May 2018 Jan Banning has been devoting a large part of his time to trying to get Christina Boyer, an American woman, relea...

Watch an interview with Andrew McConnell & Garry Keane about their film GAZA
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Watch an interview with Andrew McConnell & Garry Keane about their film GAZA...

A feature length documentary about the people of Gaza, co-directed by Panos photographers and film maker Andrew McConnell and Ga...

Nick Hannes exhibiting <strong>Garden of Delight</strong> at De Garage in Mechelen, Belgium
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Nick Hannes exhibiting Garden of Delight at De Garage in Mechelen, Belgium...

Nick Hannes is exhibiting his humorous and thought-provoking study of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates’ most ostentatious a...

Nora Lorek’s work on Uganda published by National Geographic
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Nora Lorek’s work on Uganda published by National Geographic...

Nora Lorek‘s long-term work on a community of South Sudanese refugees living in the Bidibidi refugee settlement on the bor...

Andrew McConnell’s first feature length documentary premiering at Sundance Festival in Park City, Utah
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Andrew McConnell’s first feature length documentary premiering at Sundance Festival in Park City, Utah...

Andrew McConnell‘s first feature length documentary – Gaza – documents daily life in the small Palestinian enc...

Piotr Malecki published in El Pais Semanal magazine
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Piotr Malecki published in El Pais Semanal magazine...

Piotr Malecki‘s study of America’s enduring love affair with the motor car has been published in the Spanish weekend...

Kacper Kowalski’s OVER / Side Effects exhibited at Galerie XII in Los Angeles, CA
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Kacper Kowalski’s OVER / Side Effects exhibited at Galerie XII in Los Angeles, CA...

Kacper Kowalski‘s multi-award-winning aerial photography work shot mainly over his native Poland is being exhibited at Los...

Iva Zimova published on <strong>Private Photo Review</strong>
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Iva Zimova published on Private Photo Review...

Some of Panos photographer Iva Zimova‘s archive from the 1980s and 1990s has been featured on the Private Photo Review und...

Andrea Gjestvang exhibiting at <strong>PHOTO IS:RAEL</strong> in Tel Aviv, Israel
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Andrea Gjestvang exhibiting at PHOTO IS:RAEL in Tel Aviv, Israel...

Andrea Gjestvang‘s sensitive study of youths living in Norway’s northernmost Finnmark county – Everyone Knows ...

Kieran Dodds’ <strong>Hierotopia</strong> exhibited at Ahmanson Gallery in Irvine, CA
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Kieran Dodds’ Hierotopia exhibited at Ahmanson Gallery in Irvine, CA...

Kieran Dodds’ contemplative study of the meaning and importance of church forests in an ever more arid Ethiopia is being e...

Shiho Fukada published in <strong>STERN Magazine</strong>
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Shiho Fukada published in STERN Magazine...

Shiho Fukada‘s latest story on the large and growing population of elderly prisoners in Japanese jails has been published ...

Lianne Milton published in the <strong>Washington Post</strong>
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Lianne Milton published in the Washington Post...

Lianne Milton‘s recent shoot for the Washington Post covering the problem of child sex abuse in the Amazon has been publis...

Stefan Boness exhibiting in Hoyerswerda, Germany
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Stefan Boness exhibiting in Hoyerswerda, Germany...

Panos photographer Stefan Boness is teaming up with fellow photographer Martin Maleschka, showing their different interpretation...

Lianne Milton published on <strong>Bloomberg Businessweek</strong>
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Lianne Milton published on Bloomberg Businessweek...

Lianne Milton has been busy documenting the fallout from Brazil’s recent presidential election that saw Jair Bolsonaro, a ...

The Lure of Sleeping Beauty
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The Lure of Sleeping Beauty

High up in the Peruvian Andes, way above the tree line, lies the city of La Rinconada, some 5,100 metres above sea level and thu...

La Vie en Rose
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La Vie en Rose

The shores of Lake Naivasha northeast of Kenya\'s capital Nairobi, made famous by the film \'Out of Africa\', are covered in swa...

The Past from Above
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The Past from Above

In 2006, the British Museum held a major photographic exhibition for the very first time, presenting Georg Gerster\'s unique col...

The Islamic Republic at 40
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The Islamic Republic at 40

2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution when, on 11 February 1979, the Iranian Army declared its neutrality, y...

When I Grow Up
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When I Grow Up

All children have dreams, whether they\'re born in the United Kingdom, Liberia, Haiti, Mexico, Turkey, India or elsewhere. Child...

A Woman’s War
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A Woman’s War

In war and conflict, women are often sidelined or forgotten and all too often become the victims of violence. History relegates ...

White City
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White City

One hundred years after the foundation of the hugely influential Bauhaus school in Weimar by Walter Gropius, Stefan Boness docum...

From Rags to Riches
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From Rags to Riches

It\'s common for western charities to collect used clothes and ship them, by the bale, to Africa as a form of aid. These donatio...

Third Pole
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Third Pole

"Education will ruin our culture" laments Dorje, a local Tibetan teacher describing how compulsory education is drivin...

Winter
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Winter

For a number of years, Kacper Kowalski has been wrapping up warm and braving the freezing temperatures aboard his gyroplane or o...

Lagos – Africa’s First City
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Lagos – Africa’s First City

Lagos is a place of superlatives. The most populous city in Africa, home to one of the busiest seaports on the continent, the co...

The Curse of Khat
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The Curse of Khat

The leaves of the khat plant, native to the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, are a popular stimulant in countries like ...

The Tree of Life
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The Tree of Life

"I pointed out to the little prince that baobabs were not little bushes but, on the contrary, trees as big as castles; and ...

Journey to the Pole of Cold
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Journey to the Pole of Cold

In the depths of winter I set out on a long and difficult journey to the coldest populated place in the northern hemisphere....

Iran’s Last Nomads
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Iran’s Last Nomads

Less than a century ago, Iran had 10 million inhabitants, 5 million of whom were nomadic. Today, the population has risen to ove...

The Legacy of Empire
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The Legacy of Empire

In rural regions of Georgia, a lack of social and economic integration has hindered immigrant communities since the end of the S...

A beautiful relationship
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A beautiful relationship

On a small patch of grass across the road from London\'s Houses of Parliament, a bizarre piece of political theatre is played ou...

Mediterranean – Continuity of Man
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Mediterranean – Continuity of Man

"The Pacific may have the most changeless, ageless aspect of any ocean but the Mediterranean Sea celebrates the continuity ...

Red Journey
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Red Journey

Nick Hannes travelled the length and breadth of the former Soviet Union - all fifteen former republics - to document the reality...

Russia’s Flying Doctors
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Russia’s Flying Doctors

No roads, over 200,000 square kilometres of taiga, swamps and permafrost and a mere 16,000 inhabitants living in around 28 villa...

Borderlands
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Borderlands

Among the many complex issues facing negotiators from the UK and the EU trying to hammer out an agreement that will define the U...

Navigating the Heart of Africa
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Navigating the Heart of Africa

The river Congo is navigable for 1,700 kms from Kinshasa to Kisangani. It is the lifeline of a region with few roads or railway...

Garden of Delight
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Garden of Delight

"Dubai has developed into a vast theme park, where you can ski in the desert and swim with dolphins. Forever in search of i...

From darkness into Light
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From darkness into Light

More than 620 million Africans, or two thirds of the population of the continent, have no access to electricity.

The Parallel State
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The Parallel State

A glimpse into the opaque world of contemporary Turkish politics and society.

We are Indestructible
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We are Indestructible

Ending one of the world's longest running civil wars.

River Congo – DRC’s Highway 1
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River Congo – DRC’s Highway 1

The Congo river is the lifeline of a region with few roads or railways.

Side Effects
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Side Effects

The result of years of aerial photography, this is a visual study of the complicated relationship between humans and nature.

Disposable Workers
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Disposable Workers

The people feeling the pain of Japan's unforgiving job market

Hidden Lives
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Hidden Lives

The untold story of urban refugees in Burundi, Haiti, Jordan, Malaysia, Thailand, United Kingdom, Kenya and the USA.

Belgicum
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Belgicum

The result of two decades of work, Belgicum is a unique document about a country in search of a raison d'etre.

White Rage
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White Rage

Travelling across Europe - from Norway to Italy and France to Russia - Espen Rasmussen and journalist Ronny Berg met and spok...

Hard.Land
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Hard.Land

A journey through blue collar America to meet the people struggling to keep the American Dream alive.

On Solid Ground
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On Solid Ground

A collaboration between the International Rescue Committee and Panos Pictures

Uncertain Tomorrow
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Uncertain Tomorrow

The Central African Republic (CAR) has seen more than its fair share of coups and unrest over the five and a half decades...

Last Stop
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Last Stop

Exploring the topography and migrations of London from the vantage point of a bus.

The Last Colony
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The Last Colony

For over 40 years Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony in northwestern Africa, and its people, the Sahrawis, have been liv...

#Future of Cities
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#Future of Cities

In collaboration with the World Photography Organisation (WPO) and Sony's Global Imaging Ambassadors (SGIA), Panos Pictures c...

My Toilet
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My Toilet

Through images and stories from 20 countries, across every continent, a collaboration between Water & Sanitation for the Urba...

The Battle for Mosul
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The Battle for Mosul

Ivor Prickett witnessed the final days of ISIS' stronghold from inside Mosul, embedded with Iraqi forces.