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Atiol Elmalik

Atiol Elmalik is a professional photojournalist, filmmaker and digital content creator with over thirteen years of experience. Atiol uses these mediums to tell stories about human rights concerns, diversity, justice, inclusivity, anthropology and contemporary heritage practices in South Sudan and Africa. In addition to being the founder CEO of the Heritage Consortium Foundation he works as a freelancer with international media houses including the EPA Photo Agency and Good Vibes Magazine. He has also worked with New York  Times,  National Geographic, and has participated in a regional photo festival and workshops related to photojournalism and digital media to counter disinformation. Mr. Atiol international photojournalism has documented global challenges including the COVID-19 era collaborating with international institutions and organizations.

Mr. Elmalik was inspired to become a photographer and filmmaker to share more broadly about identity, human rights, human trafficking, and misconceptions about his roots in South Sudan and the African Continent. He believes strongly in the power of photo and video to capture moments in time, and even stop time for the next generation to see. He sees that in the digital era, visual diplomacy will transform nations and change the way humans connect.

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