Politics & Society
Since 1998 Gordon has been working as a freelance photographer with a focus on documentary, portrait, travel and corporate. He realises assignments for clients – national and international magazines and newspapers, also non-government organizations, enterprises and advertising agencies – worldwide. In addition to commissioned works, he is still working on personal projects. For his reportages he is following the requirements of a socially engaged photojournalism. Most of his stories are about being human.
In 2003 he took an entire year off to study photo journalism at London College of Communication. He joined the course ‚Protection and behavior in crisis centers‘ for journalists of the German Federal Ministry of Defense in 2012. Furthermore he regularly lead different photo workshops and has been a jury member of various photo awards in Germany and the USA.
For assignments and independent projects he has travelled to Palestine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Senegal, Tanzania, Cuba, Canada and across Europe.
Clients include: Attac, Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund, Audi, Bundesjugendring, Caritas, Christian Aid, Deutsche Post, de Volkskrant, Die Zeit, DGB, Greenpeace, IG-Metall, medico international, National Geographic, Oxfam, Tchibo, The New York Times Magazine Transparency International, UNHCR, ver.di, Volkswagen Stiftung.