Equal Lens is a non-profit platform based by way of Jaki Jo Hannan in 2019. She and the group in the back of the initiative, are calling for businesses to be extra proactive in balancing the gender inequalities discovered throughout the photographic trade, particularly inside industrial pictures. According to the crew, girls account for not up to 25 in step with cent of the skill represented by way of over 70 main industrial pictures brokers, a host that Equal Lens – a group of patrons, manufacturers, photographers and trade execs – needs to modify.
Part of this venture contains raising, celebrating and showcasing the paintings produced by way of girls and non-binary skills. As neatly as their on-line database of artists running inside the trade, the group have introduced a pictures festival with an inaugural theme, Every Joy. This 12 months’s judging panel incorporated Sachini Imbuldeniya, Founder and Managing Director or Studio Pi; Jason Heward, the Managing Director at Leica UK; Lorie Jo Trainor Buckingham, Global Creative Director at Deliveroo; Rosie Hart, the Director of Serlin Associates; Zuki Sedgley, the Creative Director of Phantom and Equal Lens; and BJP‘s Izabela Radwanska Zhang.