The Phillips Collection (Phillips@THEARC) presents Portraits of Resilience, featuring photographs by Jonathan Banks that share the stories of survivors of torture
The exhibition is held in collaboration with the artist, the survivors, and Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC). The exhibition is on view from April 27 to July 29, 2022.
I received an honourable mention in the 2022 Annual Photo Contest from Whalebone Magazine. This is the third year of the competition with categories including “Water”, “Human”, “Joy”, “Travel”, and film.
My photograph of a Red Cross volunteer silhouetted behind a Red Cross Flag, will be featured in the “Photo” edition of the magazine.
The Whalebone magazine photo contest presented by B&H Photo is a way to celebrate photography around the world.
“Portraits of Resilience”, featuring photographs of torture survivors by Jonathan Banks in collaboration with Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition (TASSC International) is an exhibition organized by The Phillips Collection, @THEARC in Washington DC APRIL 27-JULY 29, 2022.
Join us for a discussion on APRIL 27, 2022, 6:30-7:30 PM with panellists including Jonathan Banks, Alysha Tagert, Interim Director of TASSC, and survivors that work with TASSC.
IMAGE: Jonathan Banks, Hagir Elsheikh, Sudan, 2019, Photograph, 31 ¾ x 44 in.
I was a Winner at the 15th Annual “International Color Awards” with three Honourable mentions and four nominations in various categories. The awards took place on Saturday 27th March 2021 in the annual online Photoshow.
The live online gala was attended by industry leaders and the photography community from around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the world's premier event for colour photography. This year the competition received 6,786 entries from 78 countries.
I received honourable mentions for, “Tbilisi Shop” vendor in the Portrait category photographed for International Alert, “Education in Rwanda” in the Children of the World category photographed for DelAgua, and “Sustainable wood pellet Mill” in the Silhouette category photographed for DRAX. The nominations were for “Tubular Sky” in the Abstract category photographed for Nando’s, “To ‘stair at the light for too long” in the Architecture category photographed for Tetris DB, “Office Colour Creative Space” in the People category photographed for Squaredot, and “Lockdown Haircut Portrait” in the Portrait category which was a funny family portrait when all the hairdressers were closed during the pandemic.
INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS is the leading international award honouring excellence in colour photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honours the finest images with the highest achievements in colour photography. www.colorawards.com