Sam Ivin’s work focuses on social issues and the people connected with them. His pictures attempt to demonstrate the impact these situations have on his subjects. By documenting their stories and perspectives he hopes to provide a more personal, tangible understanding of them. He studied Documentary Photography at the University of Wales, Newport graduating in 2014.  

Features

Online feature at Juxtapose May 2017

Magnum Graduate Photographers Award featured on ID.com, Huck Magazine & Magnum Photo May 2017

Wex Photographic, March 2017

WIRED.com, February 2017

The Post Internzaionale January 2017

Lens Culture, January 2017

Photobookstore, Photobooks of 2016:Robin Titchener, November 2016

British Journal of Photography, Migration Issue Cover image, September 2016

Knack Magazine, September 2016

British Journal of Photography Breakthrough Sessions, In conversation with Simon Bainbridge, June 2016

Photosbookstore Review & Best New photobooks by Photobookstore UK on Fotographia, May 2016

L'Oeil, April 2016 

Colin Pantal Blog Review, March 2016

Photoworks, February 2016

Exhibitions 

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) Photographic Prize February-March 2017.

Six original Lingering Ghosts pieces shown at Circulation(s) Festival, Paris, January-March 2017.IMAGES

Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition 159, UK tour including Royal Albert Hall 2016-2017. 

Tokyo International Foto Awards, Winners Exhibition at OWADA Gallery, Tokyo, February 2017

Portrait Salon, London November, 2016

Original Lingering Ghosts series exhibited as part of Identità Negate show at Galleria del Cembalo, Rome. One of two Fabrica photographers exhibited,  September 2016VIDEO

Five original Lingering Ghosts pictures exhibited at Athens Photo Festival 2016,  “Pakistan” image featured as main photograph advertising the festival. IMAGES

Lingering Ghosts & Community Nurses exhibited in gallery space at Ted X EastEnd, January 2016

Renaissance Photography Prize at Getty Images Gallery, London, November 2015

30 under 30 by Ideas Tap & Magnum Photos at The Photography Show, NEC Birmingham, March 2015

Two books featured at Brighton Photo Biennial, Photoworks photo book show, October-November 2014.

Foto 39 exhibition at Christmas Steps Gallery,  November 2014

Moscow International Foto Awards, Winners exhibition at FotoLoft Gallery, Moscow, October 2014

Awards

One of ten winners of Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award, May 2017

The GMC First Prize, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, March 2017

Gold in Documentary Book & Silver in Professional Book, Tokyo International Foto Awards (TIFA) 2016

Best Graduate Single Image, Runner Up,  British Journal of Photography (BJP) Breakthrough Award 2016

Winner of Best Single Image, Human Category at Renaissance Photography Prize 2015

Winner in Student Work Category of PDN's Photo Annual 2015

Winner of Magenta Foundations' Flash Forward Award 2015

Finalist of Photographic Museum of Humanity, New Generation Prize 2015

Winner ofIdeas Tap & Magnum’s 30 Under 30 2015 Competition

Winner of Best Fine Art Book & Non-Professional Book at Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA) 2014

Winner of Open Genertation, Free Movement photography competition 2014

Ideas Fund Innovators September 2013 16-22 Winner

COMPAS Photo Competition Images on the Move-Runner Up 2013