Documentary photographer Alissa Everett will be in conversation with Royal Photographic Society President Simon Hill on Monday 20 June at the Royal Photographic Society Bristol. She will also be speaking at the Frontline Club London on Tuesday 21 June.
Nairobi-based, photographer Alissa Everett creates more than images, she inspires change. An intrepid traveler, she has documented social issues, remote locations and indigenous cultures in more than 100 countries on six continents, instinctively identifying the universal human dignity in all of us.
Using powerful images that portray courage, dignity and intimacy, Alissa has awakened compassion and ignited action in a worldwide audience. Her photographs connect audiences with significant social causes such as gender based violence and the plight of refugees and migrants while highlighting common humanity.
Since 2003, she has covered humanitarian issues in Iraq, Darfur, Gaza, the West Bank, Afghanistan and the DRC, as well as many travel features across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America. . She speaks French, Spanish, Wolof and passable Swahili.
In 2007, Alissa founded, Exposing Hope, a 501C3 non-profit organisation
Alissa Everett in conversation with Royal Photographic Society President Simon Hill
Monday 20 June
18:00 – 20:00 BST
The Royal Photographic Society Bristol
337 Paintworks, Arno’s Vale, BS4 3AR
Alissa Everett in conversation at the Frontline Club London
Tuesday 21 June
19:00 – 20:30 BST
The Frontline Club
13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ