2022 Sony World Photography Awards - 2nd Place, Environment, Professional Competition
Gideon Mendel’s intimate style of image-making and long-term commitment to socially engaged projects has earned international recognition. Born in Johannesburg in 1959, Mendel began his career documenting the final years of apartheid in South Africa. Since 2007 Mendel has been documenting climate change, photographing both floods and fire. His work has been widely published, his images have been used in climate protests while his photographs; installations and video pieces are increasingly seen in gallery and museum contexts.