Robin Hammond is a freelance photojournalist born in New Zealand. He has been part of the photo agency Panos Pictures since 2007.
Winner of four Amnesty International awards for Human Rights journalism, he has dedicated his career to documenting human rights and development issues around the world, but especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
In 2011 Hammond won the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award which allowed him to document in Zimbabwe for four months. Actes Sud published a book « Your wounds will be named silence » in 2012. The photos were exhibited during « Rencontres d’Arles » international photo festival in 2013.
He contributes to many international newspapers and magazines including National Geographic, Time Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, The New York Times, and Polka Magazine. He also works regularly with various non-governmental organisations.