Adama Jalloh graduated in July 2015, and during her final year she was awarded the BJP Breakthrough Award. We spoke to Adama at Sharp Cut in London where she was exhibiting her final year work.
“All the four images are from different projects, so I selected the four that I thought linked together as one. One is based on religion, another is based on stop and search. Most of the time, I feel that the themes I’ve picked for my work, in terms of race, religion etc, tend to be overlooked quite a lot. I tend to focus on stuff that gets ignored.”
The images taken for the cover of the Financial Times Magazine are of Kweku Adoboli, who is “recently out of prison and one of a select category of criminal bankers instantly recognisable even to those who know little of the financial world. Dubbed the biggest rogue trader in British history, he was convicted in 2012 for losing $2.3bn of the Swiss bank UBS’s money,” taken from his interview with Financial Times.