Joe Habben is a photographer, filmmaker and creative based between Glasgow and Brighton, UK.
His personal work focuses on social and environmental issues, exploring topics such as globalisation, public space, human intervention and the climate crisis.
Joe’s debut project In Moleca was widely publicised for its reportage of the devastating Acqua Alta flooding which took place in Venice, Italy in 2019. This ongoing series won the Earth Photo: ‘Climate of Change’ award in 2020 and others.
In 2021, Joe founded Catalyst Studios an open working, non-profit studio that supports people’s creative practices in the east-end of Glasgow.
Joe is always looking to collaborate with like-minded groups, organisations and individuals.
Fashion Revolution, United Nations FCC, Bloomberg, Glasgow City Council, The Scottish FA, Justified Studio, Force of Nature, Red Bull, Google and SWG3.
Joe has been featured by the likes of:
VICE, The Guardian, Creative Review, British Journal of Photography, BBC News and National Geographic.
Institut français d'Ecosse Interview
The French Institute of Scotland interviewed Joe during the run up to the COP26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
This recording was played to attendants at the French Pavillion during the delegations at the conference in November 2021.
Contact Joe Habben for CV and artist statement.