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Think Leeds invites guest to show their incredible work, talk about their inspirations, events that have shaped their distinguished career, combine stories, unique insights and provocations that can shift mindsets, unlock creativity, push boundaries and ignite fresh thinking.
LOVE, HOPE & WAR
The photographer Giles Duley talks about his incredible life story, overcoming the odds and his work documenting
survivors of conflict around the world.
Introduced by Siobhan Sinnerton
Commissioning Editor News & Current Affairs C4.
March 12th 6.30-9.30pm
Talk starts 7.30pm
Left Bank. Leeds. LS6 1LJ
We have a vision to bring together people from all parts of the region to hear these stories. We want to create a community of individuals and organisations who share a desire to learn, network and grow.
We want to energise the people that represent the workforce of today and the leaders of tomorrow.
Giles Duley is coming to Leeds to talk about his incredible life story, overcoming the odds and his work documenting survivors of conflict .
LOVE, HOPE & WAR brings award-winning photographer and activist Giles Duley to Leeds for the very first time to talk about his incredible life story, overcoming the odds after loosing two legs and an arm in Afghanistan in 2011, and his work documenting survivors of conflict around the world.
Giles, who's TED talk has been watched more than 200,000 times, has inspired people like Angelina Jolie, Massive Attack and PJ Harvey with his incredible talent and determination. He’s appeared in Esquire, The Independent, The New York Times, The Times and Marie-Claire, and won numerous awards and accolades for his work, and set up Legacy of War an amazing organisation that helps people who have been affected by conflict around the world.
Giles will be introduced by Siobhan Sinnerton, the C4 News & Current Affairs Commissioning Editor & director of the award-winning documentary Walking Wounded: Return to the Frontline, featuring Giles himself.
In 2013 Siobhan directed 'Walking Wounded: Return to the Frontline'. Documenting Giles's courageous return to Afghanistan for his first major photographic assignment since the explosion when he very nearly lost his life.
Siobhan is Channel 4 Commissioning Editor and ‘For Sama’ Executive Producer, the critically acclaimed documentary which to date has won over 50 prestigious awards internationally and nominated for 4 Bafta's, and an Oscar in 2020.