Andrea Bruce

Andrea Bruce

Andrea Bruce (USA, 1973) is a documentary photographer who brings attention to people living in the aftermath of war. She concentrates on the social issues that are sometimes ignored and often ignited in war's wake.

Andrea started working in Iraq in 2003, following the intricacies and obstacles of the conflict experienced by Iraqis and the US military. For over ten years she has chronicled the world's most troubled areas, focusing on Iraq and Afghanistan. For eight years she worked as a staff photographer for The Washington Post and later as part of the VII Network (2010-2011). At The Post, she originated and authored a weekly column called "Unseen Iraq.” She also worked at The Concord Monitor and The St. Petersburg Times and after graduating from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995.

Her awards include top honors from the White House News Photographers Association (where she has been named Photographer of the Year four times), several awards from the International Pictures of the Year contest, and the prestigious John Faber Award from the Overseas Press Club in New York. In 2010 she received the WHNPA grant for her work in Ingushetia and was a 2011 recipient of the Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship. In 2012 she was the recipient of the first Chris Hondros Fund Award for the “commitment, willingness and sacrifice shown in her work.” The World Press Photo awarded her 2nd prize Daily Life singles for the image 'Soldier's Funeral’ in 2014. In 2016 she was a recipient of the Harvard Nieman Fellowship.

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fighting to work: gender discrimination in india

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An argument split this impoverished corner of the village of Peepli Khera, prompting an…

romania’s disappearing girls

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Fueled by poverty and corruption, exacerbated by religious dogma, Romania is loosing a generation…

isis in america

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In rural Washington state, 24-year-old Alex began communicating with members of the Islamic State last…

across cuba

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Images from across Cuba give a glimpse of the unique character and landscape the…

immigration rules in bahamas target haitians

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People of Haitian descent in the Bahamas are being targeted and detained in high…

landscapes of success: kurdistan’s oil

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After Islamic State fighters swept through northwestern Iraq in July, the Kurds took control…

making the most of the outcome of war

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This is an account of everyday life from an issue that is now being…

everyday life in liberia

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In April of this year, as the first cases of Ebola reached the edges…

the life they left

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Nebaj, the Guatemalan municipality that includes the village of El Paraiso, sits in a…

the crossing between isis and kurdistan

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Over the course of the day, thousands will move through this opening in Maktab…

finding refuge in kurdish schools

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Duhok schools in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq have now been postponed two…

women and the revolution

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During the Egyptian revolution last year, women were surprised that, in general, their involvement…