Imogen Piper


Motion Graphics Reporter

Education: Goldsmiths University of London, MA in Research Architecture, BA in Design

Imogen Piper is a motion graphics reporter for The Washington Post's Visual Forensics team. Before joining The Post, she worked as an investigator at conflict monitor Airwars. While receiving her master's in research architecture at Goldsmiths University of London, Piper was trained in visual investigative techniques by Forensic Architecture researchers. She subsequently worked with Forensic Architecture and Bellingcat to report on the police response during the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020, analyzing and geolocating videos showing police violence against journalists, medics and protest
Latest from Imogen Piper

Evin on fire: What really happened inside Iran’s most notorious prison

A Post investigation into the disaster at Iran's Evin prison finds at least one fire was a result of arson and guards used live ammunition against prisoners.

October 25, 2022

The scale of Russian attacks on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, visualized

The Post identified eight energy facilities, in six regions, that were damaged or destroyed by missiles and kamikaze drones, cutting electricity, heat and hot water in many cities.

October 17, 2022

How police action in Indonesia led to a deadly crush in the soccer stadium

Videos provided exclusively to The Post show that police fired at least 40 nonlethal munitions at soccer fans in Kanjuruhan stadium, leading to panic.

October 6, 2022

Russians rebel as Putin drafts more people in battle for Ukraine

From Dagestan to Moscow to Siberia, dissent has been documented in videos from across Russia since Putin's mobilization announcement on Sept. 21.

September 29, 2022

    Videos show Iran’s violent crackdown as protests intensify

    Videos verified by The Post show security forces opening fire on protesters as unrest continues one week since Mahsa Amini died.

    September 23, 2022