Joanna Demarco is a Maltese photographer and journalist whose work focuses on human rights issues in Malta as well as global stories on the effects of social media and constant connection.

After having graduated in BA Communications and English from the University of Malta in 2012, she went on to pursue an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication in 2014.

Her work has been published in publications including The Washington Post, BBC, National Geographic, Die Zeit, Bloomberg Businessweek, Politico Europe, The Guardian, and Der Spiegel, among others.

Joanna Demarco

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Joanna Demarco
Photographer & journalist
photography, human rights

Supported projects

Malta: Increased vessel traffic and lax air pollution monitoring lead to health concerns

  • Corruption
  • Environment
  • Transport

VALLETTA — In Malta, residents of a historic town are fighting emissions from a neighbouring shipyard. At the center of their struggle is the world's largest shipping company. 'Particulate matters' investigation looks into this and proves that more asthma cases are diagnosed in the district where the shipyard is located.