James Hill is one of the world’s leading photojournalists and his work has won many of photojournalism’s most prestigious prizes including the Pulitzer Prize, World Press Photo and the Visa d’Or at Perpignan’s Visa pour l’Image.
In the last few years he has embarked on a wide-ranging series of books and exhibitions. In 2009 “In Russias,” a monograph of his work in Russia was published. The following year his project on Russian WWII veterans “Victory Day” was released as a book with the support of the British Council. It was awarded Book of the Year at the Moscow International Book Festival. In 2011 a study on bullfighting “Days of San Isidro” commissioned by the Spanish Ministry of Culture was published as part of the Year of Spain in Russia.
Recent exhibitions have included a retrospective at Perpignan’s Visa pour L’Image as well as two exhibitions at the Moscow House of Photography. In 2010 his veterans project “Victory Day” was exhibited at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. In 2011 “Days of San Isidro” was presented at the GMG Gallery in Moscow.