Portrait

Announcement: Portrait of Britain

I am delighted to announce that this portrait i took of Ronnie in Belfast earlier this year has made it into this years "Portrait of Britain" a showcase of faces of Modern Britain run by the British Journal of Photography.

In partnership with JCDecaux, Portrait of Britain will showcase the work  on a network of digital screens throughout the country, from rail stations and airports, to shopping malls and high streets.  

Great to see portrait photography being celebrated, some brilliant entries, well worth keeping an eye out on screens and checking out the online gallery.

Portrait of Britain

 

 

 

Ronnie, Belfast 2017

©Laurence Gibson

My Journey My Voice launched

I am pleased to announce the release of a project I produced in collaboration with UK charity The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. 

The goal of My journey my voice is to raise awareness about communication disability. There are a wide variety of different communication disabilities, which effect different individuals communication in different ways, we providing a window into the lives of nine individuals, who happen to have a communication disability. 

The project exists as an exhibition and training tool; consisting of still photographic portraits and audio recordings of each participant who tell the listener about a favourite journey they have been on in their own words.

Click on images for full screen view.

Video released: Belonging Project

Individual migrants interviews and portraits

 

I have been working for the last year in Collaboration with The Belfast Migrant Centre

Belonging is a joint project between the Belfast Migrant Centre and London-based photographer Laurence Gibson. The goal of the Belonging Project is to encourage development of empathy towards migrants in Northern Ireland by telling the stories of individual migrants via portraits and interviews.

video by Nick Worpole