Mendez & Kaplan’s exploration of the Columbian water crisis

Reading through Time: 3 minutes Mendez & Kaplan to investigate the impact of climate change in Colombia  in the new collaboration between WaterAid and 1854  Please note, artists’ project proposals for the WaterAid Climate Commission rate may be subject to change because…

“My name is Wayne and am is a homeless photographer”

Reading Time: 5 minutes Inzajeano Latif first met Wayne in The fall of 2020. The two have been working together ever since: Wayne, documenting his own life using a Polaroid digital camera, Latif offering photographic mentorship while creating a body associated with…

“I want to show the different methods to be a black or African person”

Reading Time: 3 minutes A new commission payment by WaterAid and 1854 will see Ngadi Smart explore Freetown’s complex water provide problems and what it’s teenagers are doing about it.   Engaged with photography, design and illustration in equal calculate for the…

Renee Osubo: Chronicler of black fatherhood

Reading Time: 4 minutes “For myself, it’s about allowing black men to show a weakness that they’re not normally allowed to share” Renee Osubu’s photography will be imbued with her natural sense of compassion on her subjects. The London-based professional photographer has…

“America is at a breaking steer right now and everybody looks it”: Garrett Grove’s crumbling Washington

Reading Time: 5 minutes For MPB ’s Shoot the Sequel: Following & Now America getting in collaboration with 1854, Garrett Grove documents circumstances fraught with tensions One tree stump stands small , slotted in between a line of gravestones in a cemetery.…

Having fun with Perception: Anastasia Samoylova’s interpretation of Florida’s “Forgotten Coast”

Reading Time: five minutes Russian photographer Anastasia Samoylova was selected earlier this year to produce a new body of work for MPB in cooperation with 1854 for the Shoot the Sequel: Then & Right now America campaign. The resulting images form the…