The global award in photography and sustainability

 
 

Can photography save us from ourselves? Leading photographers consider the power of the photograph to explore the urgent environmental and social issues facing humanity today. From the Prix Pictet, the leading global photography prize on sustainability.

Special Edition: Joana Choumali

Can photography heal trauma? In spring 2016, gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Grand-Bassam, Cote d’Ivoire. Three weeks after the event, Joana Choumali visited a city in mourning, taking photos on an iPhone and then later embroidering them to create a hopeful resilient look at the process of healing. This Special Edition episode features for the first time the full interview with Prix Pictet 'Hope' winner Joana Choumali first partly released in 2020.

Special Edition: War and Photography with Lionel Barber and Funmi Iyanda

Conflict. Destruction. No matter how optimistic one is about human nature, the world is also full of war and wherever there is war, there is documentation of it: not least in the photograph, the frontline’s witness to the world. This episode features for the first time the full conversation between two giants of journalism on the topic of conflict, Lionel Barber, former Editor of the Financial Times, and Funmi Iyanda, acclaimed Nigerian journalist, presenter and filmmaker.

Special Edition: Nadav Kander

We have millions of images rushing at us every couple of weeks. But will it move us more? Will it change more? Offering a glimpse into the artistic mind of acclaimed photographer Nadav Kander, much of which apparently lays deep beyond the conscious, this Special Edition episode features for the first time our full length interview recorded in his London studio back in 2019.