London, United Kingdom
Mike is a London based documentary photographer whose practice includes work for charities and NGOs in the UK and worldwide.
After eight years of working as a freelance photographer, he completed a Masters degree in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism in 2013 at the London College of Communication. He is particularly drawn to contemporary social issues including HIV/AIDS in the UK, Africa and SE Asia as well as activism and issues relating to the austerity regime in the UK and Europe.
Over the autumn and early winter months Mike can often be found working in SE Asia.
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Thuya Kyaw (18) votes in the Myanmar election.
Very hopeful for positive change, Thuya Kyaw (18) is proud to vote NLD (National League for Democracy) in the anticipation for an improved economy, better social livelihood and increased development in Myanmar.
Thuya Kyaw had surgery when he was 12 after being misdiagnosed by his hospital in Myanmar and being wrongly prescribed medication for Tuberculosis he developed a sever problem with his liver. Through the NGO Burma Children Medical Fund he was able to travel to Thailand when he was 10 have to an operation to drain his liver. After 3 years in hospital he returned to his family in Mawlamyine in Mon state where he lives with his Mum, Dad, Grandmother, two younger sisters and younger brother, Hein Pyae Tun (12). Although unable in better health, he is unable to do strenuous work and works in a garage applying stickers on motorbikes. He hopes to set up his own moped business in the future.
Giorgos Antonioy's grandmother
Elene Chrsostomou (born 1930). When Giorgos' grandfather Neoklis (1930-2007) and Elene moved to Pyla in 1953 they wore colourful clothes, unlike the black which was traditionally worn in Lysi where they moved from. Now Elene wears black again.
From the story The Gateway.