30 November

Print Auction – China’s Growing Sands & Threatened Waters – Dec 10th

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events

Dear All…Quick update today to let you know about a special event that we (myself and Greening the Beige) would like to invite you to on the evening of December 10th at the Hutong in Beijing. As the exhibition of Threatened Waters finishes at Yugong Yishan, we wanted to do something productive with the prints, so […]

29 November

Bombs Don’t Kill People, Mangroves Do

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

Quite a shocking piece of news fell into my inbox this morning, via the Mangrove Action Project newsletter which I receive every month. The news is a couple of weeks old but it seems that on November 15th, there was an explosion in a hotel in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen that tragically […]

23 November

Visualising Issues – Slideshow and Notes from Environmental Workshop at UCCA

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops | 2 comments

[slideshare id=5869543&doc=ucca-101123001230-phpapp01] <<Return to the Learning Zone Last weekend, I was invited by Beijing based eco-group Greening the Beige to give a workshop at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art. We had a great turnout, with many students and photography enthusiasts all keen to see images from my environmental work in China over the past few […]

20 September

New Multimedia Now Online – The Chinese Alligator: Species On The Brink

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

I’m happy to announce that my new multimedia piece for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is now online. ‘The Chinese Alligator: Species on the Brink” is a look at the plight of China’s only crocodilian species and the effects of decades of wetlands reclamation on population numbers. By combining stills, video, interviews and time-lapse photography […]

8 September

Qinghai’s Troubled Soul – Pulitzer Center #7

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 3 comments

SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, QINGHAI PROVINCE, CHINA Tenzin’s green eyes bored into me as I looked at his sunburnt face. “Qinghai Lake is a very holy place for us. We regard it as the ‘soul’ of Qinghai.” He was sitting by the side of a road running parallel to the lake shore. The […]

14 August

The Chinese Alligator, A Species On The Brink – II – Pulitzer Center #4

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, ANHUI PROVINCE, CHINA When I discovered in my research that China had its own crocodilian, I was excited to try to find an opportunity to photograph it. What I was not prepared for was to learn that the species is perilously near extinction. “In the past few centuries, the […]

29 July

The Chinese Alligator, A Species On The Brink – I – Pulitzer Center #3

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 2 comments

SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, ANHUI PROVINCE, CHINA This week I travel to the province of Anhui, situated in the Yangtze River basin west of Shanghai. I travel to this region to begin the chapter of my work on the effects of wetland disappearance on animal species in China. As way of introduction to […]

24 July

The Showcase Wetlands – Pulitzer Center #2

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | One comment

“Green Hills Soothe My Eyes, Running Water Tranquilizes My Mind,” announced the sign to my left as I entered the Xixi Wetland park in Hangzhou. “Only One Future for Our Children – Development Without Destruction,” proclaimed a second sign just a few meters ahead on my right. “Your Planet Needs You – Unite to Combat […]