Based in New York, Harriet is a British documentary photographer and filmmaker.
Harriet's work has been published by major outlets, including: HBO, VICE News, BBC World, BBC News, CNN Money, CNN International, The Guardian, AJ+, The Financial Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Slate and ABC Australia. She is currently a staff producer for the Emmy award-winning documentary newscast, VICE News Tonight on HBO, covering stories from the deployment of US troops to the Russian border to the quest for gold in the Amazon.
Over the course of 2015 and 2016, Harriet reported extensively on the Syrian refugee crisis, from Greece, Germany and the Jordanian border camps, and forms part of the cinematography team behind the feature documentary, Refugee. Previously based in Asia, she has covered stories throughout the region, including Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Revolution and the cessation of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009. An international lawyer, she has worked for leading British and US law firms, the United Nations and the British foreign and commonwealth office.
Harriet was awarded the inaugural 2017 Gordon Parks Fellowship, for her ongoing photography series in Harlem, "highlighting the humanity and creative spirit of Gordon Parks."
Awards / Fellowships
2017 The Gordon Parks Foundation, Fellowship Award - Beneath these restless skies
2017 Tim Hetherington Trust Visionary Award - Nominated - Beneath these restless skies
2016 International Photography Awards - Family of Man - Honourable Mentions - Lesvos
2016 FASPE Fellowship for the study of professional ethics at Auschwitz
2016, Columbia Journalism School, Diamond & Grauer Scholarships
2015 One Eyeland Photography Awards, Finalist - Umbrella Revolution
2015 International Photography Awards - Third Place, Social Cause - Umbrella Revolution
2015 International Photography Awards - Honourable Mentions
2015, Xhibit, University of the Arts - London's top emerging creative talents
2004, 2005, Oxford University, Pembroke College, Domus Academic Scholarship
Currently Open: 2018, Feb 23. - May 4, The Gordon Parks Foundation, New York, Beneath these restless skies
2017, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University - Permanent collection - Umbrella Revolution
2015, Magnum Foundation, An evening with Matt Black & Columbia Journalism: Geography of Poverty
2015, Black History Festival, LCC, London: "114th Street" (Exhibition running October 15 - November 14)
2015, Lugano Photography Festival, Open, Selected: "In the shadows of democracy - Occupy Hong Kong"
2015, Athens Photography Festival, Shortlisted: "Sri Lanka - In the aftermath of war"
2015, Xhibit 2015, John Jones Project Space, London: "In the shadows of democracy - Occupy Hong Kong"
2015, Tai Yau Plaza, Hong Kong: "Hong Kong in Black & White"
2014, Hong Kong Cultural Centre: "Hong Kong in Black & White"
Lectures & Panels
2018, Feb 2, Royal Geographical Society, Devon, U.K., On the ground filming the refugee crisis
2017, Oct. 28, NYU Tisch School of the Arts / The Pratt Institute, Gordon Parks Dialogues
2016, The New School, New York: The refugee crisis: Dispatches from Lesvos
M.S. Journalism - Columbia Journalism School, New York
M.A. Documentary Photography and Photojournalism - University of the Arts (LCC), London
G.D.L. / L.P.C. - Qualified Solicitor-Advocate of England & Wales - BPP Law School, London // Hogan Lovells
BA (Hons) & M.A. (Oxon) Modern History - University of Oxford, Pembroke College, England