David Smith

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David Maurice Smith is a Canadian documentary photographer currently based in Sydney, Australia. In 2016 David was awarded a grant from the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting for his work chronicling a suicide epidemic in the remote Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat, Ontario. His images have been recognized in the International Photography Awards, The American Photography Awards, The Amnesty International Media Awards and in 2016 he was awarded a Walkley Award for his photographic coverage of the European Refugee Crisis. His work has been shown at PHOTOVILLE, The Dehli Photo Festival, Visa Pour l'Image-Perpignan International Festival of Photojournalism, Angkor Photo Festival, Contact Photography Festival, PhotoIreland, PhotoJourn Festival and the Obscura Festival of Photography. His editorial clients include TIME, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, Mother Jones, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, GEO, Maclean's and Le Monde. He works regularly for global and national NGO's and non-profit organizations. David has been a member of the Oculi Collective since 2012.

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