Free Libya-009 - 2011
Young men cool off in the harbor at Ras Hilal that was built by Saif Al Islam Al Gaddafi for his own private use. Before the revolution the public were forbidden from entering the harbor. From the series Free Libya.
Ivor Prickett (b. 1983, Ireland) dedicates his time to making long-term personal projects while also carrying out editorial assignments for a wide range of international clients. With a particular interest in post war situations Ivor has worked on a number projects throughout the Balkans and more recently the Caucasus. Having lived and worked in the Middle East for two years, where he documented the uprisings in Egypt and Libya in 2011, Ivor is now based in London.
His work has been recognised through a number of major photography awards including The Ian Parry Scholarship, the BJP/Nikon Endframe Award and the National Portrait Gallery Photography Prize Godfrey Argent Award. In 2011 he was selected for the World Press Photo Masterclass, included on the 'PDN 30' list of emerging photographers and chosen for the FOAM Talent issue.