Image from Gignoux Photos
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gignouxphotos: Oil Sands

Are the economic benefits of oil sands extraction worth the environmental damage?  Alan Gignoux has investigated the complex issues surrounding the oil sands industry since 2010. 

Featured in Revolve Magazine and Vice

www.revolve-magazine.com  www.vice.com

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AtkinsCIWEM Environmental Photographer of the year

Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2015

Appalachia: Mountaintops to Moonscapes - Film Short and Photography from Gignouxphotos: Oil Sands.

Will be shown at The Royal Geographical Society, London  

22 June - 10 July 2015

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Format Photography Festival Derby 2015

Street photography taken on my mobile phone via Instagram was selected to be in @mobilephonenetworks interactive exhibition, shown at the Format Festival Derby 2015 #formatevidence. www.formatfestival.com  It was a great project! www.mobilephotonetwork.com

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Appalachia: Mountaintops to Moonscapes

Appalachia was screened at Exploding Cinema, with other short films. www.explodingcinema.org

Watch this space for further venues!

 

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Oil Sands: Roland Woodward argues for the rights of First Nations

A member of the Woodland Cree First Nation, living next to Lake Gregoire Provincial Park, Roland Woodward talks about the economic and environmental issues confronting First Nations since the development of the tar sands.

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Oil Sands: Scraping the Earth

The exploitation of oil sands in Alberta is causing extensive environmental damage, threatening the local population and wildlife. Alan Gignoux takes us on a tour of the destruction being wreaked on the boreal forests of Canada.

 

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Western Sahara - Algeria

Sandblast Arts Commisson 2015,

Sandblast is a UK human rights charity promoting the voices and visions of the indigenous Saharawi from Western Sahara through the arts. Partnering with The Scottish Arts Council.

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Ethiopia's Jerusalem

Alan Gignoux witnesses Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers on their pilgrimage to the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

Featured in creativeboom.co.uk

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Oil Sands: gignouxphotos Indiegogo campaign

Oil Sands: gignouxphotos Indiegogo campaign will be launched soon. Watch this space as updates will follow via social media and this news feed.  

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Industreality

Russian Residency - Russian Arts Council 2009 NCAA

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Vancouver Pride 2014

Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Vancouver Pride Parade is renowned on the international stage as one of the largest and most successful LGBTQ events in the world.  Alan Gignoux photographs the fans.

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Homeland Lost - The Palestinians

A British Council and AM Qattan Foundation sponsored project in which Alan Gignoux juxtaposes portraits of Palestinian refugees taken where they are today with images of their former homes and villages in Israel. 

Exhibited internationally, including the Barbican, London.

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