Horse Racing is one of Ireland's favorite pastimes and new stables are opening, bringing interest from non-traditional horse racing parts of the world as the Irish use non-traditional methods such as training in salt water and on the beach.
The excitement of Irish horse racing flows into the betting areas and the other social aspects of the large tracks at kildare and Portmarkin.
Alan Gignoux witnesses Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers on their pilgrimage to the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.
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.
One Dublin’s most famous and oldest barber shops. Waldorf Barbershop has being trading since 1929 this old-style barbershop is as good for short-back-and-sides as a slick modern crop and Movember touch-ups. The shop has recently been restored to its former glory with terrazzo floors, original chairs and wooden units.
Alan Gignoux finds the blues tradition living on in the Mississippi Delta's "birthplace of the blues."
In a sequel to his photo essay looking at the Palestinian refugees, Alan Gignoux explores how another refugee group, the Saharawi of Western Sahara, have been affected by occupation and displacement.
While working in 2000 as a photojournalist in post-apartheid South Africa, Alan Gignoux regularly took photographs of street life. The resulting images are a revealing record of contemporary life in a nation undergoing a complex process of social change.
The Canadian Rangers are part-time reservists, taken mainly from the Aboriginal population, who provide a military presence in remote Northern Canada and the Canadian Arctic. Alan Gignoux joins them on patrol.
Alan Gignoux visits the war-scarred city's famous seaside promenade, still a favorite recreational area.
Alan Gignoux visits AfrikaBurn, Africa's answer to Nevada's Burning Man Festival in the heart of the Karoo Desert, South Africa.
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.
Alan and Jenny have visited Niagara Falls in April and August 2017 and April 2018 for the Human Accumulations project. This gallery includes a selection of images from those visits.
Human Accumulations is a creative response to a selection of paintings of iconic sites in the American landscape by Regis Gignoux. Alan will visit the places represented for extended periods over the next two years in order to build an understanding of how they have developed since the nineteenth century in the light of the values and aspirations associated with them at the time. The sites in question are: Niagara Falls, the White Mountains, Lake George, Peekskill on Hudson and Mammoth Cave.