Jess Hurd

Photographer
Archive for April, 2013

Ground the Drones

Ground the Drones protest at Waddington Military Air Base, Lincoln.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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King

Commuter relaxes at King’s Cross station. London.

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March For England

Far-right patriots gather for their annual “March for England” event, which they promote as a “family day”. The march is countered by Brighton anti fascists.

See slideshow here (flash)

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Skye Chirape – an inspiration

Portrait of Skye Chirape for PCS Activate Magazine – shoot location Southbank Undercroft

The Art of Visual Activism

Campaigner Skye Chirape has been a long-standing visual activist for LGBTI and women’s rights. She describes what inspires her and the remarkable tactics she employs.

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Thatcher Funeral – Tory Scum

Protesters turn their backs on the military funeral procession of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passes Ludgate Circus to St Paul’s Catherdral. One protester holds aloft a “Tory Scum” placard. City of London

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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BP Gulf Oil Spill – Anniversary Photo Essay

Three years has passed since the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest oil disaster in history.

In August 2010, five months after, I travelled across four states (twice) with video journalist Jason Parkinson, documenting the environmental and social impact, not just of the oil spill, but also the dispersant chemicals used to “clean” up the oil.

Click here to see photo-essay / non flash version

Coldtype – The Reader cover story

The footage from that trip became the film report Gulf

Images and footage available from: www.reportdigital.co.uk

The effect on the environment and the communities of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida by both oil and dispersant continues, as The Independent reports:

Dead dolphins and shrimp with no eyes found after BP cleanup

 

Eugenics Project – Mr Cameron?

How’s The Eugenics Project Going Mr Cameron? East London graffiti and political commentary on the government welfare cuts programme.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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Thatcher’s Dead Party

Protesters burn the book, Margaret Thatcher – The Downing Street Years during a party in Trafalgar Square to celebrate the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. London.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Images available to download and licence from www.reportdigital.co.uk

 

 

Thatcher Dies

Chihuahuas keep warm on a copy of the Evening Standard newspaper with a Thatcher Dies tribute front cover as hundreds gather in Brixton for a street party to celebrate the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. London.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Images available to licence from www.reportdigital.co.uk

 


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