|About the Artist:
Born in Canada to Irish parents, Chris Roche grew up in Africa and around Europe. Dividing his time between working as a filmmaker and photographer he is now based in the UK.
His has won several awards including the Miramax Scriptwriting Award, the Wanderlust Photograph of the Year competition 2015, the Wild Frontiers Photo of the Year 2014 and the Sony World Photo of the Year 2016, National Award Ireland. He has had his photos published in the national press and exhibited in the Royal Geographical Society in London and United Nations Office at Geneva.
He recently published a photographic book; The Priests and Pilgrims of Ethiopia and Prestel are publishing a book of his images of Varanasi; Banaras, Holy City in April 2016.
He is currently working on a project, Devotion, exploring differing faith traditions around the world.