Adam Ferguson first gained recognition for his work in 2009 when he embarked on a sustained survey of the war in Afghanistan, contributing to Time Magazine, The New York Times, and National Geographic. He has been the recipient of numerous awards from American Photography, World Press Photo, Photo District News, Pictures of the Year International, National Portrait Gallery of Australia and his photographs have been included in several solo and group exhibitions worldwide.
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How Does the Human Soul Survive Atrocity?April 8, 2020 by Jennifer Percy, Adam Ferguson
This story focuses on psychologist Jan Kizilhan, a German of Kurdish Yazidi origin, and recent graduates of his program in Psychotraumatology at the University of Duhok, Iraq who are working with Yazidi children returning to their families after years in ISIS captivity. Judges called the piece “explanatory reporting at its best,” and praised the “equally matched excellence of the writing and photography.” They noted the “lean narrative style that builds momentum with deft pacing and layering of personal and contextual details,” and the “use of different visual techniques to convey in a metaphorical way the emotional inner turmoil of the children.” Originally published in the New York Times Magazine on October 31, 2019.
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