LIVE event: Gideon Mendel – Looking AIDS in the face
Award winning photographer Gideon Mendel has documented the impact of HIV/Aids in Africa for more than 12 years. He’ll be discussing his work at the Frontline Club tonight. If you can’t make it in person, do please join us online at 7.30pm UK time tonight Wed 26th November on the Frontline Club live channel,
Tonight, for one night only, he will present his work and discuss his findings. Gideon has worked on in-depth photo projects for many global publications, most notably for the Guardian and in conjunction with the HIV/Aids Alliance.
Born in Johannesburg, Gideon Mendel began working as a photographer in 1983 and has since become one of the world’s leading contemporary photojournalists. He was recognised as a key photographer of change and conflict in South Africa in the lead up to Nelson Mandelaâ€™s release from prison.
In 2003 Gideon released the book: A Broken Landscape, HIV and Aids in Africa and his work was exhibited widely. He is represented by Corbis. link
UPDATE: Here is the recording of the event.