• Guatemala- Ixil Genocide by Daniele Volpe, finalist of the 2015 FotoEvidence Book Award.
  • Somalia in Transition by Jan Grarup, finalist of the 2015 FotoEvidence Book Award.
  • The Unravelling: Central African Republic by Marcus Bleasdale, winner of the 2015 FotoEvidence Book Award.
  • The Geography of Poverty by Matt Black, finalist of the 2015 FotoEvidence Book Award.
  • On the Brink of an Abyss by Fabio Bucciarelli, finalist of the 2015 FotoEvidence Book Award.
Interview by Svetlana Bachevanova
 

Marcus Bleasdale is the winner of the 2015 FotoEvidence Book Award with his long term work The Unravelling: Central African Republic. He is dedicated to covering issues under reported and forgotten by today’s media. He uses his work to influence policy makers around the world. His work covering human rights abuses and conflict have been shown at the U.S. Senate, The U.S. House of Representatives, The United Nations and the Houses of Parliament in the UK.

Marcus has been awarded with the The UNICEF Photographer of the Year Award (2004), The OPC Olivier Rebbot Award for Best Foreign Reporting (2005), Magazine Photographer of the Year award POYi (2005), The Alexia Foundation Award for World Peace (2005), The World Press Awards (2006), The Freedom of Expression Foundation Norway (2007), Days Japan (2009), The Anthropographia Award for Photography and Human Rights (2010), The Hansel Meith Award (2010) and the Photo Book of the Year Award POYi (2010), Freedom of Expression Foundation Norway (2011), Webby Award (2011) News and Politics for his multimedia piece Dear Obama. In 2012 Marcus’ film for MSF was nominated for an Emmy together with other VII photographers. In 2014 Marcus’ work for National Geographic Magazine won a World Press Photo Award and the Photography award at the Overseas Press Club of America. He was also awarded the Society of Environmental Journalists award for his work in DRC on Conflict minerals.