Interview with Daylin Paul

Daylin Paul graduated from Rhodes University in 2006, with a Bachelor of Journalism degree majoring in English Literature and Photojournalism. Directly thereafter he moved to Independent Newspapers as a staff photographer, covering hard news, feature photography and sport. In 2009 Daylin left the organisation to become an independent photographer, writer and educator. His clients include Médicins Sans Frontières South Africa, Amnesty International and Agence France Press, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Financial Times and Huffington Post. Daylin is also a trainer in the Photojournalism & Documentary Photography programme at the Market Photo Workshop. He is perhaps best known for his ongoing photo-documentary series Broken Land, for which he won the 2017 Ernest Cole Award for Photography. The Broken Land series grew out of a freelance assignment for the Sunday Times that brought him to the resource-rich province of Mpumalanga, east of Johannesburg. Daylin, who grew up in Durban and studied in the Eastern Cape, was not previously familiar with the region, its industrial landscape and related pollution and humanitarian issues. Broken Land focuses on the battle between climate change, mining and human rights in the province. Daylin is currently contracted as Commissioning Photography Editor at UNICEF.
5 Jul 2023 English South Africa Business · Education

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