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Seamus MurphySeamus Murphy (www.seamusmurphy.com), born in 1959 in Essex (England). He Grew up in Dublin (Ireland). He is based in London. For over two decades, Seamus has worked extensively in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America. Murphy began photographing Afghanistan in 1994, and this body of work led to the book A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan. His multimedia piece by the same name, created in collaboration with MediaStorm, was nominated for a 2012 Emmy Award and awarded the 2012 Liberty in Media Prize. This year, Murphy has made three recent trips into Syria to document the ongoing conflict and specifically the Syrian opposition network.


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…