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A new exhibition from FotoDocument, in association with Olympus UK, celebrating women in documentary photography launches at the After Nyne Gallery, London this week in honour of legendary photographer, Marilyn Stafford.

Please join us at the Private View on Thursday 25 July, 6 – 9pm, to toast the winners of the 2018 Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award and to see their engaging and important work.

Thursday 25th July, 6 – 9pm, After Nyne Gallery, 10 Portland Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 4LA

Please RSVP to book your place:


© Özge Sebzeci (top left)
© Simona Ghizzoni (top right)
© Mary Turner (bottom centre)

Özge Sebzeci (Turkey) – Winner
With her photo essay about the marriages of Syrian refugee children in Turkey, I am Beautiful – But My Destiny…

Mary Turner (UK) – Runner Up
With her photo essay about the survival and endurance of former coal-mining communities in the north-east of England, Dispossessed

Simona Ghizzoni (Italy) – Runner Up
For her photo essay about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the fight against it in Africa and France, UNCUT

We are also showcasing the work of the 27 strong shortlist, including the ten Honourable Mentions: Amanda Mustard, Chloe Davies, Christina Simons, Claudia Leisinger, France Keyser, Isadora Romero, Julia Rendleman, Lena Mucha, Maria Contreras Coll, Nida Mehboob.

This exhibition has been curated by Nina Emett and Georgia Vorburger from FotoDocument.

Exhibition runs from 24 – 29 July.

The Marilyn Stafford Fotoreportage Award is reserved for documentary photographers working on projects which are intended to make the world a better place and which may be unreported or under-reported. Submissions are reviewed by an international panel of industry experts including: Dorothy Bohm, Donna de Cesare, Celia Davies, Nina Emett, Anna Fox, Melanie Friend, Marilyn Stafford and Helen Trompeteler.