Talking Pictures #1: Panos Photographer Mark Henley

An interview with Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. —— After nearly 20 years travelling and photographing the consequences of economic and social change in a globalising world, Mark Henley is now based in Switzerland where he focuses on the organisations that helped drive these changes: banks and bankers in Zurich, diplomats and UN decision makers in Geneva. He operates behind the scenes at conferences and meetings – a far cry from the photojournalists’ natural habitat – where he finds a drama and tension more commonly associated with frontline reporting. Here among other subjects he talks about photographing inside the World Health Organisation as it confronts the Covid-19 crisis.

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