Hugh Kinsella Cunningham


Hugh Kinsella Cunningham is a photographer working on critical flashpoints of health, society, and conflict.

His work has been awarded 1st place for Documentary Projects in the Sony World Photography Awards 2023, he is a three-time finalist in the Amnesty International Media Awards and has been based in East Congo since 2019.

Working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, his work has been published by National Geographic, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Telegraph Magazine, and The Guardian. He also contributes work to organisations such as Save the Children and the United Nations, as well as writing regular dispatches for BBC Radio 4.

Side profile of Hugh against a mountainous background