The pandemic underscores winning work at Wellcome Photography Prize 2021

Untangling by Jameisha Prescod The winner of the single image prize is London-based journalist and filmmaker Jameisha Prescod for her photograph Untangling – a self-portrait examining the impact of lockdown on her experience of depression. Having been forced to eat, work, sleep and socialise in the same room, Prescod took up knitting as a means of detaching from her surroundings....

Gastón Mendieta distills complex concepts into cinematic illustrations

“I think the attraction of illustration is that telling different stories makes you grow and empathise with other realities,” says Barcelona-based illustrator Gastón Mendieta. With an interest in drawing from an early age, after art school Mendieta experimented for a while before he landed on illustration as a career. Since then, he’s been building a portfolio of monochromatic works that...

The Photography Annual 2021: Meet the Judges

Creative Review’s Photography Annual celebrates great image making, from those taking the images as well as those commissioning them.  Every year we welcome a panel of esteemed judges, all contributing their own unique skills, knowledge and talent within the creative industries, to help curate the best work for the Photography Annual. In 2020 we introduced remote judging, where a wide...