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Adam FergusonAdam Ferguson (www.adamfergusonphoto.com), born in 1978 in Dubbo (Australia). After working as a sailor in the Caribbean, Central America and the Mediterranean to fund the launch of his photographic career, he moved to Paris to intern with VII Photo Agency in 2006. Based in New Delhi from 2007 to 2011, Adam documented social tensions within the world’s largest democracy and Pakistan as it grappled with poverty and political insecurity. During his time based in South Asia he embarked on his most in-depth photographic project; an exploration into the corners of the US led military occupation of Afghanistan. A full member of VII Photo since 2011, Adam has been honored with some of the most coveted awards in photojournalism.


PRIVATE 57 | INQUIRY – special VII photo agency

It’s common to hear photojournalists described as the eyes of the world, acting as witnesses to events that we would otherwise not see. To some extent this is true, but it’s a simplified description that suggests passive observation and it denies the greater function of active investigation that defines great photojournalism…