Emily Garthwaite is a 24-year-old British photojournalist and street photographer with a focus on humanitarian and environmental stories. She recently co-directed her first documentary in Iraq on Arba’een, the world's largest annual pilgrimage - attracting over 25 million Shia Muslim pilgrims. In 2018, the Iraq series and documentary are being exhibited in London, France, Italy, and Iran.

Emily graduated with a Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of Westminster in late 2016. Her photographs have been featured internationally including her image "Chained to Tradition" selected as a Finalist for Finalist for Wildlife Photographer of The Year in the Photojournalism category. 

She is a Member of Street Photography International, a collective of four street photographers who formed with the aim to promote the best Street Photography from around the world. SPi is currently Instagram's fastest growing account for the genre with over 430,000 followers and reaching over 11 million people per month. Street Photography International launched The Street Awards and currently run international Street Photography workshops. 

Exhibitions include - Natural History Museum, Ambika Gallery, Gallery on the Corner, Norman Rea Art Gallery, 4th Floor Studios, The Blue Shop Cottage, The Tabernacle, The Hive and Central Saint Martins.

For all enquiries please contact emilygarthwaite@gmail.com

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