15 March

Online Talk with the News Literacy Project and Chicago Middle School

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Online Talk with the News Literacy Project and Chicago Middle School

On Wednesday of this week, I had the unique experience of chatting online for this first time with middle school students at the Lindblom Math and Science Academy in Chicago. This talk was set-up as part of the News Literacy Project, an organisation that aims to bring journalists into the classroom in the US to […]

12 September

New Multimedia – China’s Wetlands – Asia Society

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This week the Asia Society and I launched a new collaborative project which brings together 4(!) brand new multimedia pieces, focusing on my Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on issues surrounding the disspaearance of China’s wetlands. As regular readers here will know, this is is a project that I began last year and have continued […]

23 November

Visualising Issues – Slideshow and Notes from Environmental Workshop at UCCA

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[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 […]

18 November

How Do You Photograph The Most Powerful Person In The World?

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As many followers of my blog, Facebook and/or Twitter will know, I had a very unique assignment last week, photographing the British Prime Minister David Cameron on his recent visit to Beijing. It was one of the most interesting assignments I have ever had, mainly because of the access that I was able to get […]

16 November

Environmental Photography Workshop @ UCCA, Beijing

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For anybody who is in Beijing this coming weekend, I will be giving a workshop at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art on Saturday 20th November from 4:30 to 5:30. I’ll be talking about ways to photograph large-scale environmental issues and trying to give participants help in helping form and shape their own ideas for […]

19 September

Sichuan: Controlling Water – Pulitzer Center #8

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SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, SICHUAN PROVINCE, CHINA Water did not seem in short supply as I arrived in China’s southwest province of Sichuan. Rain was pounding on the windshield of my taxi and pools of water were starting to flow down the streets of the province’s capital, Chengdu. People scurried around the streets, […]

8 September

Qinghai’s Troubled Soul – Pulitzer Center #7

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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 […]

22 August

Dongting Hu – A Lake in Flux – Pulitzer Center #5

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SEAN GALLAGHER FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, HUNAN PROVINCE, CHINA I was starting to feel a little anxious as I approached the shores of Dongting Lake in China’s central Hunan province. From a distance, I easily spied the country’s second largest freshwater lake. As I approached, waves lapped up on the shore, breaking near the barriers […]

14 August

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

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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

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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 […]