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Human Accumulations

Human Accumulations

When H.G. Wells visited Niagara Falls, foremost symbol of the New World’s limitless potential, the renowned English writer commented, the “real interest of Niagara Falls for me was not in the waterfall but the human accumulations about it for they stood for the future.”

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We Made Every Living Thing from Water

I worked as the lead cameraman and stills photographer on this documentary.

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gignouxphotos: Oil Sands

gignouxphotos: Oil Sands

Are the economic benefits of oil sands extraction worth the environmental damage?  Gignouxphotos has investigated the complex issues surrounding the oil sands industry since 2010 and will shortly be launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund the creation of an interactive web documentary. 

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Oil Sands Book

Emily Stanley makes our first Dummy photo zine

 

We are making a photobook / Zine with www.stanleyjamespress.com and Chloe Juno 

This is our first dummy being made, we are now fine-tuning our next dummy. 

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Appalachia: Mountaintops to Moonscapes

Appalachia: Mountaintops to Moonscapes

The ancient mountain forests of Appalachia have been felled and what remains is an eerie, barren landscape of rough-hewn rock.  Alan Gignoux witnesses the effects of mountain top removal in America's coal heartland. Featured in FOTO8 

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Homeland Lost

Homeland Lost

Around 5 million Palestinian refugees remain stateless 67 years after the formation of Israel led to their displacement.  By juxtaposing portraits of refugees with their former homes in what is today Israel, Alan Gignoux aims to highlight the cost to individuals of the failure of the international community to resolve their situation.

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Homeland Lost - The Saharawi

Homeland Lost - The Saharawi

Nearly 25 years after the ceasefire between the Polisario Front and Morocco, Western Sahara still awaits the referendum that will determine its fate – independence or unification with Morocco.  Alan Gignoux looks at how the Saharawi of Western Sahara have been affected by occupation and displacement.

 

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Forests of Latvia

Forests of Latvia

During the month of October 2017, I completed a photographic residency with the Rucka Arts Centre in Cesis, Latvia. I produced a web-based body of work entitled, "Forests of Latvia"