James Whitlow Delano – Everyday Climate Change


PhotoWings sat down with award-winning documentary photographer James Whitlow Delano to discuss his Everyday Climate Change project, which aims to help illustrate the issue of global climate change. Over 30 photographers working across all seven continents collaborate to create a mosaic of images depicting the problems of and solutions to climate change; as James says, "It's not just happening over there, it's happening here."


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James Whitlow Delano has lived in Asia for 20 years. His work has been awarded internationally: the Alfred Eisenstadt Award (from Columbia University and Life Magazine), Leica’s Oskar Barnack, Picture of the Year International, PDN and others. Delano’s series on Kabul’s drug detox and psychiatric hospital was awarded 1st place in the 2008 NPPA Best of Photojournalism competition for Best Picture Story. His first monograph book, “Empire: Impressions from China” and work from “Japan Mangaland” have shown at several Leica Galleries in Europe. “Empire” was the first ever one-person show of photography at La Triennale di Milano Museum of Art. “The Mercy Project / Inochi” his charity photo book for hospice received the PX3 Gold Award and the Award of Excellence from Communication Arts. His work has appeared in magazines and photo festivals on five continents from Visa Pour L’Image, Rencontres D’Arles; to Noorderlicht.


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