Photo and article for the Washington Post on Amir Ashour, who heads Iraq's first Queer movement, creating an online support network to fellow LGBTQ Iraqis living in fear under the Islamic State.
A music video I directed, filmed & edited for a song about Greek town Eleusis - by Dead Can Dance - contributed to the city's bid to win the 2021 European Capital of Culture. The clip was aired on Greek national broadcaster ERT, with write ups in several press outlets including CNN Greece, Huffington Post Greece and many local arts websites.
My top story for Motherboard, VICE's technology channel, was a series of portraits I shot from those working at Ghana's Agbogbloshie - a former wetland turned world's biggest dumping ground of outdated, broken and unusable products generating 129,000 tons of e-waste a year. A selection of these photographs were then exhibited at an environmental museum from summer - winter 2016/17.
Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, racist attacks increased by 5 times in one week. I filmed and interviews Muslims affected Univision's Fusion.
On a visit to the unofficial refugee camp in Calais, migrants offered to host me meals in their tents rather than queuing for food to be fed like "animals". Despite financially tough circumstances, those who hosted me cooked food using Asda Smart Price range donate by British volunteers, and paid for alcohol they could purchase with small amounts of cash they had saved - without taking a single penny. Article and photos in Munchies, VICE's food channel.
A day before the 70th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima, what seemed like an ordinary conference turned out to be the last meeting for Japan's only organisation of atomic bomb survivors from both attacks under one roof. Written photos and images for VICE's Motherboard.
Multimedia report for Index on Censorship on what happened inside a concert venue when police cut power supplies to silence El-Haqed's first planned concert in Casablanca following his release from prison. As concert goers and journalists were blocked from entering nearby areas that surrounded the building, the decision was made to write in the style of an eyewitness report in first person, featuring photos from inside the venue as well as video of security officials arriving on site shot from a hidden location.
One of my most popular articles for Broadly, the women's channel at VICE, about candidates battling misconceptions of the Islamic Kingdom's gender divide amidst new female voters who don't make gender-based choices on the ballot.
In the week during the terrorist attacks on Charlie Hebdo in France, the snow monkeys I filmed in northern Japan for the Associated Press was the most popular feature story among clients.
For VICE UK, I spoke with Moazzam Begg - a former Guantanamo Bay, Bagram, and Belmarsh prison detainee - on whether Jihadism can exist whilst condemning the violence associated with it.
3D short film about a contortion breakdancer I direct-produced after winning a competition for young emerging filmmakers partnered with British Film Institute, who gave me the opportunity to kick-start my DIY career in video.
Following the string of sexual assaults in Cologne on New Year's Eve (2016) that stoked flames of anti-refugee hatred in Germany, I investigate how the country's problem with rape and sexual assault goes far deeper for Broadly, the women's channel at VICE.