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Georgina Goodwin is an African documentary photographer based in Nairobi. With 11 years experience she specialises in social and environmental issues in Africa, her stories on climate change in the Rift Valley and life in a Samburu women’s village emancipated from underage marriage and FGM winning category awards at the Kenya Photo Awards 2016. Georgina’s personal projects include documenting Cancer in Africa, which was nominated for the Prix Pictet 2015 Award for Sustainability and Photography, climate change in E.Africa, children living in Nairobi's urban poverty, and Fistula, Africa's Forgotten Women, which she carries out alongside her commissioned assignments.
Her work has been published by NY Times, Newsweek, Elle Mag, FT, Vogue Italia, BBC, CNN, AFP, Reuters, UN, World Bank and many others, and has been shown in Times Square NYC, The Louvre Paris, San Francisco Public Library, and most recently by Magnum Foundation and #Dysturb at Look3 Festival’s #ReframeClimate exhibition in Charlottesville, USA. She was awarded Kenyan News Photographer 2014 for her coverage of the Westgate Terror Attack, and her coverage of the 2007/8 Kenyan post-election violence was shortlisted for Prix-Bayeux Award 2008 and been widely published.
Georgina’s portfolio can be viewed at www.georginagoodwin.com and www.instagram.com/ggkenya.
2016 - Kenya Daily Life Photographer of the Year, 2015 - Prix Pictet Award for Sustainability & Photography, 2014 - Kenya News Photographer of the Year, 2008 - Prix Bayeux Calvados War Correspondant Award, 2016 - International Photo Awards
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