counterpunch interview

On the Ground in Venezuela vs. the Media Spectacle

British photojournalist Alan Gignoux and Venezuelan journalist-filmmaker Carolina Graterol, both based in London, went to Venezuela for a month to shoot a documentary for a major global TV channel. They talked with journalist Paul Cochrane about the mainstream media’s portrayal of Venezuela compared to their experiences on the ground.


Oil Sands

You can order our new photobook Oil Sands 

The Oil Sands project documents the devastating effects that the extraction of Oil can have on a landscape as well as the complicated human relationship with the oil industry.

Hidden within the vast landscapes are a number of pockets that contain fragments of often overlooked stories documenting the experiences of the people most affected by the oil industry in this area,

Stanley James Press designed this publication as well as hand binding each copy. Working with curator Chloe Juno.


British Journal of Photography Forests of Latvia


In a world of digital distractions could bespoke newsprint be the answer?

'The printed newspaper encourages readers to indulge in the material laid before them. Providing respite from the fast-paced digital world, it allows the opportunity to use your imagination and immerse yourself in a narrative. It was this aspect that led documentary photographer Alan Gignoux to turn to Newspaper Club to print his series Forests of Latvia. “I wanted to create something physical that would make people stop and spend more focused time viewing the work,”




Russian Residency - We are currently editing work made in 2009 for the Russian Arts Council NCAA. 

Photographs from factories, weddings, farms, city life, asbestos mines, exploring everyday life in Russia. Looking at this work in 2019 brings a new perspective. 


OIL SANDS Another Place Magazine


contemporary landscape photography


Oil Sands / Tar Sands Feature and Interview 2017

"On of the land & us today, we are featuring the work of photographer Alan Gignoux — Gignoux’s work stood out to us as a work which has had and continues to have absolute dedication and tireless effort poured into it, to bring to light the goings on around topics such as this. Prior to this project, we ourselves had little-to-no knowledge of the oil sands, and, essentially, the consequences of these works"


FLOW Photofest Sep 2017

Great News, my Ethiopian taxi drivers will be exhibited at The Highland Print Studio in Inverness throughout out the festival this September. 


Rucka Artist Residency Awards Announced

Rucka Artist Residency Awards 

I am very proud to be recipient of a scholarship for the Rucka Artist Residency programme for 2016 – 2017 


OIL SANDS / TAR SANDS Exhibition 16th Aug 16th Sep

OIL SANDS / TAR SANDS  is showing at the Fishing Quarter Gallery Brighton

16th Aug - 16th Sep 2017  Photography will be showing along with interviews from the project.

Kings Road Arches, Brighton seafront  @FGQgallery on Instagram