14 June

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, News
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

17th June marks the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. This is a topic I have spent much time covering during my career, most notably in my two projects ‘Desertification in China‘ and ‘The Broken Land: Drought in India” which was a short film and photo-essay. As outlined by the UN‘s website: “Desertification is […]

21 October

Photographic Museum of Humanity Feature

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Photographic Museum of Humanity Feature

Bearing the Cost of Environmental Degradation The past decade has witnessed an exponential increase of environmental damages; public awareness has grown at a slower pace but has finally reached the point of dialogue and action. And this, thanks to the contribution of early voices such as photographer Sean Gallagher. I spoke with the Photographic Museum […]

27 April

Climate Change in Images – Earth Hour Blog

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Climate Change in Images – Earth Hour Blog

From the official Earth Hour Blog this week… 25 April 2016: Often viewed as barren, we like to think the resilience of the desert is something to learn from. In the absence of flora and fauna, we often think of deserts as a vast plain of inhabitable and harsh land, and while landscapes of these […]

15 April

The world’s most stunning environment photos – The Guardian

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
The world’s most stunning environment photos – The Guardian

This week the Guardian published a gallery of images showcasing some of the previous entries to the Environmental Photographer of the Year Competition. I was very pleased to see that one of my images was included from the 2014 competition in which my short film, ‘The Toxic Price of Leather‘ was named Environmental Film of […]

17 February

Presentation at Coal+Ice Exhibition in Shanghai – 20th Feb

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
Presentation at Coal+Ice Exhibition in Shanghai – 20th Feb

If you’re in Shanghai this weekend, I’ve been invited to speak about my work documenting climate change issues in Asia at the Coal+Ice Exhibition, a project of the Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations. I’ll be presenting my work at the Vanke Xuhui Center (55 Ding An Road, Shanghai, China) from 14:00-15:30. I look forward […]

16 October

New Pulitzer Center eBook: China, the Environment, and Religion

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
New Pulitzer Center eBook: China, the Environment, and Religion

This past summer, I was invited by the Pulitzer Center to take part in a unique event in Beijing, focused on the topic on “ecological civilisation”. The conference, hosted by the Pulitzer Center, The Communication University of China and the Yale School of Forestry was a bringing together of scholars, journalists, business leaders and government […]

2 September

Photoville 2014 – Pulitzer Center Exhibition – Sept 18-28

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
Photoville 2014 – Pulitzer Center Exhibition – Sept 18-28

If you’re in NYC this month, check out the Pulitzer Center’s exhibition ‘GLOBAL GOODS, LOCAL COSTS: FASHION’S TRUE PRICE’ at Photoville 2014 which will run from Sept 18-28. I’m really pleased to have my recent work from India included in this exhibition along with two other grantees, Jason Motlagh and Larry C. Price. Here is […]

2 June

Environmental Film of the Year Finalist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
Environmental Film of the Year Finalist

“The Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography and film. Honouring amateurs and professionals of all ages, it provides an opportunity for photographers to share images of environmental and social issues with international audiences, and to enhance our understanding of the causes, consequences […]

15 May

Interview With World Press Photo Academy – Connected Learning

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Interview With World Press Photo Academy – Connected Learning

A quick post today to share with you a video released this week of an interview I recently did with DJ Clark, from the Word Press Photo Academy. In this short video we talk about my recent Pulitzer Center sponsored project in India and discuss my transition into shooting video over the past few years. […]

9 May

Pulitzer Center Film Screenings at Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
Pulitzer Center Film Screenings at Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference

If you happen to be in Washington DC this weekend, check out the screenings of a host of Pulitzer Center short-films at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference. The event will take place at Washington Hilton on May 11 from 6:30-7:30. I am sure this will be another great Pulitzer Center event. […]