New World was shown as part of the programming for the IC Visual Lab event In Common, in Bristol, UK 10/17/13. IC-Visual Lab provides an open forum for the discussion, production and promotion of photography.

We drove from Michigan to Louisiana, following a route determined not by a map but by the suggestions of strangers we met along the way. We asked them about their relationship with their country, the changes in their lives over the last decade, and their hopes and fears for the future. Through these conversations we traveled a new, unfamiliar American landscape: troubled by conflict at home and abroad, politically divided and economically uncertain.

Duncan Nicol Robertson was born in London in 1975. He read English Language and Literature at Oxford University, before working as a publishing officer for various charity and public sector organisations. In 2005, he began working as a freelance photographer with a particular interest in contemporary social issues including housing, education and care. His work has appeared in various publications including The Guardian, The Times, and The Times Educational Supplement. He exhibited in the group shows 28 Stories, Overexposed City, The Opportunity Area and The Elephant Vanishes. He also exhibited in the Renaissance Prize 2011 show.

Briony Campbell: I work with photography and film. I like to make stories about the way we relate to each other, and about the places we encounter on the paths to who we become.

As part of a creative collaboration between SLIDELUCK London and DEVELOP Photo, a selection of the stories presented at the closing night of the FORMAT International Photography Festival in April 2013 are being spotlighted on DEVELOP Tube.

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