Seamus Murphy

Seamus Murphy grew up in Ireland and lives in London. The recipient of seven World Press Photo awards for his work in Ireland, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America, his photography from Afghanistan - begun in 1994 - won him the World Understanding Award. Considering photography as part history, part magic, he has worked with musician PJ Harvey and the New Yorker on film and photography projects, and is the author of two books.