Nick Ballon's Invisible Wounds project for Save The Children has been awarded BEST IN BOOK in the Creative Review Photography Annual 2017.
This collaborative project between Nick and artist Alma Haser marks the sixth year of the Syrian conflict, for which a report was released to raise awareness of the effects of war on children. According to the report, many children are suffering from “toxic stress”: a state of mental distress that manifests itself in insomnia, nightmares, bed-wetting, speech impediments, self-harm and increased aggression. Read more here.
Armada, part of Nick's long-running personal project The Bitter Sea was also featured in the Annual. Armada examines Bolivia’s loss of the sea and its relationship with it, Armada features the recruits of the landlocked country’s navy. Read more here.