Alan Gignoux

Photographer
         
Location: London
Nationality: United Kingdom and United States of America
Biography: Commissions Camera Obscura Refugee project 2019 - present I am using a camera obscura to photograph migrants. Thew subjects appear as blurry figures against a European urban environment that remains clearly in focus. By using this creative... read on
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The Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay's watershed comprises the states of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and New York.

Sparrows Point in Dundalk, Maryland used to be one of Bethlehem Steel's largest plants, today, it is working at 20% capacity. The problem for the Blue Crabs of the Chesapeake Bay is told by the watermen who catch this Maryland delicacy, it is lifestyle pollution.

Virgil Shockley is a chicken farmer on the Eastern shore and he describes what the EPA regulations are to tackle the plight of the Chesapeake Bay while Tom Walter describes what the city of Baltimore is doing to curb city rubbish going into the Bay.


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Camera Obscura

By Alan Gignoux — I am using a camera obscura to photograph migrants in Europe, who are rendered invisible by their unresolved..
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Industriality

By Alan Gignoux / yakaterinburg, Russia — Following a residency with the Russian Arts Council, Alan reveals the reality of everyday life in..
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England or bust

By Alan Gignoux — Over the past ten years, The Port of Ostend has become a major gateway for illegal immigrants trying to..
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The Oil/Tar Sands - Peace River

By Alan Gignoux / peace river, alberta — What is the true cost of the dirtiest and most expensive form of oil? When people think of the tar sands,..
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The Oil Sands - Donna Ominiyak (2010)

By Alan Gignoux / peace river, alberta — Donna Ominiyak is a member of the Cree Nation in Northern Alberta, Donna discusses the effects of the Oil..
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