Joe Habben is an award-winning photographer, filmmaker, researcher and creative director based between Glasgow and Brighton, UK.

Joe graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 2020 with a First Class BA (Hons) in Communication Design: Photography.

His work has since been published by the likes of VICE, The Guardian, Creative Review, British Journal of Photography, BBC News, National Geographic and in 2020 Joe won the Earth Photo: ‘A Climate of Change’ category.

Joe’s personal work explores human intervention, globalisation, social issues, public space and the climate crisis.


He is currently working as an Editorial Assistant at NOTES Journal 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. 




*Commercial portfolio available upon request.*


BJP: Portrait of Humanity

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



Ola Ince

United Glasgow FC

The Scottish FA

Houston Kiltmakers

HeadGirl (SWG3)

Anya Bowcott

Eleanor Whitworth

Graduate Drive Thru

Nina Bacos


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,
Glasgow School of Art (2021)

Street Level Photoworks: Futureproof (2020)

GSASA Graduate Panel (2020)



The Guardian

Port Magazine

BBC News 

National Geographic

Glasgow Live 

Pupil Sphere



The Argus

The National Lottery Fund

Office of Craig

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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