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Exhibition/Book: Gideon Mendel, Dzhangal

January 6 - February 11, 2017

© Gideon Mendel

© Gideon Mendel

Gideon Mendel, featured in our latest issue, Chaos, has traveled a number of time throughout the last six months to the Jungle refugee camp in Calais, France to teach photography to the residents. Over time spent with the refugees, he turned his camera towards their possessions to show the weight of the situation and living conditions they endure. Mendel’s alternative portraits of the residents are representative of the plight of displaced people across the globe. He has titled the project 'Dzhangal,' a Pashto word meaning ‘This is the forest’, the origin of the contentious term the Jungle.

From January 6 to February 11Dzhangal will be exhibited at Autograph ABP in Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA. For more information, visit their site

In addition, Dzhangal has been made into a book with 40 images, and writings by residents of the Jungle refugee camp. It will be released on January 28. Available for pre-sale here

To read our interview with Gideon Mendel from Chaos, check out our iPhone/Android app or read it online here.