Migration Media Award: First Place, Online Category English
Author: Daniel Howden
Date of Publication: 6 March, 2018
Title: Picturing Refugees
Short summary: Images of refugees are predominated by boats and camps, shaping public perceptions of the lives of the displaced through the narrow lens of drama and victimhood. This series explores both the constraints and ideas to widen the lens.
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In our latest Deeply Talks we explored why images of refugees and migrants are dominated by “boats and camps.” Award-winning photographer Kalpesh Lathigra and researcher Jelena Jovicic talk to our senior editor, Daniel Howden, about shifting dominant perceptions. Images of refugees and migration fill the portfolios of many of the world’s most respected photographers.
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