About
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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.

Joe 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.


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

Joe is currently working as an Editorial Assistant at NOTES and recently launched ‘Crit-Room’: a bi-weekly discussion group for aspiring lens-based creatives in Glasgow.

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

Please get in touch for any enquiries or a chat. 

Contact: 

joehabben@hotmail.co.uk

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*Commercial portfolio available upon request.*







Awards:

Earth Photo: ‘A Climate of Change’ Category Winner 

BJP: Portrait of Britain 

Creative Review: Gradwatch 

EIZO Colour Student Award,
Shortlisted
 

Nationwide Degree Show,
Business of Fashion Curation

Clients:

NOTES 

United Glasgow FC

The Scottish FA

Houston Kiltmakers

HeadGirl

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)

Talks:

Earth Photo: In Conversation (2021)

ComDes WIP Show,
Glasgow School of Art (2021)

Street Level Photoworks: Futureproof (2020)

GSASA Graduate Panel (2020)




Press:

VICE 

The Guardian

BBC News 

National Geographic

Glasgow Live 

Pupil Sphere

Intern-mag

CNN

The Argus

The National Lottery Fund

Office of Craig

Public-Source XYZ

GSA Sustainability

FotoDocument 

Education:

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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