Los Angeles, CA, USA
Courtnay Robbins is photographer based in Los Angeles. She received her BFA in Photography and Media from the California Institute of the Arts. Courtnay’s work has been featured in TEMA, Tricycle, OURS Magazine, The Argonaut, Pasadena Weekly and Playa Vista Direct. She was on the shortlist for the 2017 Lucie Foundation’s Emerging Photographer, was awarded "honorable mention" in the 2017 International Photography Awards and was recently featured in the Emerging Women in Photography Exhibit, sponsored by Canon, at Gré Gallery in Palm Springs. In addition, Courtnay helped film the award-winning documentary about the resilience of Kurdish refugees, Resistance Is Life.
She is passionate about cultural and humanitarian issues, which has lead her to work with non-profits such as Emergency, documenting their medical programs in Sudan and Uganda. Additional NGO’s that Courtnay has photographed include the International Rescue Committee (Los Angeles), Box Girls (Nairobi), and Puspha Basnet’s Butterfly Home (Kathmandu).
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Migrants in Italy
Adams, a Nigerian migrant living in Castel Volturno, Italy. He suffered burns on his face when his propane stove exploded while he was cooking.