Gideon Mendel, one of South Africa’s leading ‘struggle photographers’, revisits the forgotten parts of his archive.
In the seventh edition of our annual Doc Photo Special special, we’re celebrating the visual storytellers transforming what it means to capture ‘home’.
Photographer Gideon Mendel refused to fan the flames of prejudice that characterised the AIDS crisis, instead documenting the humanity he found on London's specialist wards.
Gideon Mendel has documented scenes of struggle around the world since the 1980s. His latest project looks to Calais, where he collected possessions left behind.