Jess Hurd

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We Could Not Agree – Exhibition Invite

 

Next week sees the opening of We Could Not Agree

Myself and video journalist Jason N. Parkinson are exhibiting a piece called:

 REDACTED – excerpts from the Domestic Extremist Database – (UPDATE)

– a collaborative work of previously unseen content from our secret police files.

Please do come along!

Thanks to our fabulous friend, artist/photographer Tracey Moberly who is one of the shows curators.

 

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Oxford Human Rights Festival

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Myself and video journalist Jason N. Parkinson are honoured to have been asked to speak about our joint work at the 12th Oxford Human Rights Arts Festival this year.

We will be showing film and photographs, with Q&A at the Ultimate Picture Palace  –

Tickets are available to book here for The Life and Work of a Video/Photojournalist on Wednesday 26th February 2014 6-8pm

Exhibition – Ethnic Cleansing

I have also been commissioned by the Oxford Human Rights Arts Festival to exhibit photographs about the persecution of gypsies and travellers, an issue that I have documented for 20 years.  The exhibition will run throughout the festival 24-28th February at the Old Fire Station.

The featured image is one from the exhibition – Police and bailiffs evict travellers and their supporters from Dale Farm, Basildon. Essex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

 

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

 


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