From Portraits

Ali D

Ali D

Ali Dewji is the co-founder of I_AM Self Publishing – an independent publishing house that makes printed and digital books. I photographed Ali and his sister Leila (the other co-founder) in the members room of the Tate Britain.

Poetry Film Event

Poetry Film Event

I was lucky to document an event at The Groucho private members club for Zata Banks, founder of Poetry Film, an organisation that sources and screens films made from and of poems.

Kaiser Haq

Kaiser H

The Bangladeshi poet and scholar Kaiser Haq photographed at the Globe Road Festival, Friday 13 November 2015. Kaiser is published in Wasafiri 84 – The Bangladesh Special.

Ben B

Taken at Open Pen magazine’s recent event at Jamboree in Limehouse. Taking photographs of people performing is never easy. I was trying to get the right angle of writer Ben Byrne and stepping back to take a shot of the audience, I saw him through a purple sheer curtain, which seemed to add a silky Instagram…

Sean Preston

Sean P

Sean grew up in East London where he still lives, now by the river. Open Pen is a project Sean had in mind for some years, waiting patiently for his life to be ‘less busy’ before giving the concept the time and energy it required. He then realised that no one ever finds any semblance…

Agne M.

Agne M.

Social Entrepreneur and Photographer Agne Monti photographed at the launch of her exhibition, Shades to Illuminate, at Vagabond N7.