Joris van Gennip is a Dutch documentary photographer and photojournalist. He attented the 2017 NOOR Masterclass with Pep Bonet, Yuri Kyzorev and Lebasian Liste in Amsterdam. 3rd prize winner of the Zilveren Camera award in 2017 with his series "Boat Boat!". His work has been published in The Guardian, Vice, Buzzfeed News and others. He is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Represented by Hollandse Hoogte
On the 18th of november 2016, a far-right mob attacked the volunteer run Souda camp (seen on this photo). The assailants threw petrol bombs, fireworks and stones and assaulted some of the volunteers leaving some injured and damaging one of the tents. The Aegean islands are home to around 10 000 refugees and migrants from all over the world. Since the `EU-Turkey Refugee Deal` the influx has been decreased but not stopped. This causes tensions to a part of the Chios population and the refugees/immigrants. A German couple who owned a holiday house on the eastern part told me “In the beginning they would come and go quickly so we helped them. Now they are staying, we don’t want that”.
Venezuela has long been held hostage by a political and economic crisis. In recent months, the demonstrations flared up again. The Venezuelan is fed up with it. After years chosen the diplomatic channels, the Venezuelans have been left behind with food and medicine shortages and a huge inflation. Last weeks the demonstrations in Venezuela increased. Daily masses of people take to the streets, streets are blocked and protesters come face to face with the police and army. 40 people were killed so far. from and how people see their future. A report from a broken-down- revolution.