Children of the World - Professional

The Violin Player

Chris Kirby
UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"The Violin Player"
A member of a music school in Soweto, South Africa that teaches kids to play classical instruments.

Biography: Chris Kirby is a documentary photographer & visual artist. He specialises in the areas of social context including: culture and identity, historical perspectives, traditions and beliefs, socio-economic issues and marginalised communities. In his work, Chris often embellishes his images with lines, marks and colouring to disrupt the conventional perspective associated with the medium and the subject matter – and in a nuanced way convey deeper meaning to the imagery. He was admitted to Kingston College of Art and Design (in the UK) and later obtained a diploma in journalism...

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