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Silver 2022 Editorial / General News

Community Payback

  • Photographer
    Sofia Conti
  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial / General News

Immigration from Democratic Republic of the Congo to a Glasgow housing estate as a youth exposed Rudy to gang culture. It did not take long for Rudy to realise this was not a road he wanted to go down. As a qualified dance instructor Rudy now works in schools and local community groups where he teaches youths street dancing to help alter the cycle of gang violence.

My name is Sofia Conti and I have recently qualified with a Distinction, BA Professional Photography degree at Robert Gordon University, Gray’s School of Art. My journey began at New College Lanarkshire, where I studied HNC Photography. Receiving an A that earned me a place at Edinburgh College, HND2 Photography, gaining an A, where I continued my journey to BA Professional Photography at Gray's School of Art. The main focus of my photography has been within the Documentary, Photojournalism and Portraiture. I am now starting an MA at Falmouth University.