Joe Habben is a photographer, filmmaker and artist based between Glasgow and Brighton, UK.

His recent projects have explored human intervention, social issues, globalisation, public space and the climate crisis.

Habben is a graduate from the Glasgow School of Art where he received a First Class BA (Hons) in Communication Design: Photography (2020).

An image from his latest project: ‘In Moleca’ won the Earth Photo 2020:
‘A Climate of Change’ category and was later published in VICE, The Guardian, BBC News and other media outlets.


He recently worked on the short-film:
‘United We Stand’
commissioned by the Scottish Football Association (SFA) which documents United Glasgow FC, a club who campaign for refugees rights and champion the ideals of inclusivity and accessibility in Scottish football.

Read his Creative Review interview here
and his recent Earth Photo talk here.




*Commercial portfolio available upon request.*


Earth Photo: ‘A Climate of Change’ Category Winner 

BJP: Portrait of Britain 

Creative Review: Gradwatch 

EIZO Colour Student Award,

Nationwide Degree Show,
Business of Fashion Curation


United Glasgow FC

The Scottish FA


The Glasgow School of Art

Comme Je Veux

The Point.

Exhibitions & Events:

Street Level Photoworks:
Futureproof (2020)

Odyssey, South West Collective (2020)

Source (2020)

PhotoGrad (2020)

ds2020simulator (2020)

GSA Graduate Showcase (2020)

WIP Show, Glasgow School of Art (2020)

Untitled, The Old Hairdressers (2017)


Earth Photo: In Conversation (2021)

ComDes WIP Show Talk (2021)

Street Level Photoworks: Futureproof (2020)

GSASA Graduate Panel (2020)



The Guardian

BBC News 

Glasgow Live 

Pupil Sphere

The National Lottery Fund

Office of Craig

The Argus



Public-Source XYZ

GSA Sustainability



First Class BA (Hons) Communication Design: Photography,
Glasgow School of Art (2020)

Semester Abroad, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada (2018)

Art Foundation Diploma, Brighton City College (2016)

Publications & Features:

BJP: Portrait of Britain (2020)

Pupil Sphere (2020)

Adapt & Act Magazine (2020)

PhotoGrad Zine (2020)

ShutterHub: ‘Yearbook’ (2020)

Random Access (2020)

Contested (2019)

Issues-mag (2019)

You Are Here (2018)

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