Nina Berman

Nina Berman

Nina Berman (USA, 1960) is a documentary photographer with a primary interest in American political and social landscape.  She is the author of two acclaimed monographs Purple Hearts – Back from Iraq, portraits and interviews with wounded veterans, and Homeland, which explores the militarization of American life post September 11. Her work has been recognized with awards in art and journalism from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the World Press Photo Foundation, the Open Society Institute Documentary Fund, Pictures of the Year International, and Hasselblad among others.… read full profile ›

Pep Bonet

Pep Bonet

Pep Bonet (Spain, 1974) is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer who has travelled extensively capturing profound moments that represent the unbalanced world in which we live. His longer-term projects focus on African issues, with his most well known project being “Faith in Chaos”, a photo essay on the aftermath of the war in Sierra Leone. Pep’s ongoing work around the globe on HIV/Aids and identity has led to several photography books and many exhibitions worldwide. He is also know for a long-term reportage on the rock ‘n roll band… read full profile ›

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… read full profile ›

Alixandra Fazzina

Alixandra Fazzina

Alixandra Fazzina (UK, 1974) focuses with her photography on under-reported conflicts and the often forgotten humanitarian consequences of war. Alixandra has an uncanny ability to work in the most difficult social and geographical environments and is recognized for her compassionate and empathetic approach towards the human condition, always fully aware of the bigger picture. Her photographs cut to the core but are never imposing. Distinctly quiet, yet descriptive. Studying Fine Art, she began her career as a war artist in Bosnia. Since then, she has worked independently as a… read full profile ›

Stanley Greene

Stanley Greene

Stanley Greene (USA, 1949) was as a teenager a member of the Black Panthers and anti-Vietnam War activist, well known in the early years of his career for his work The Western Front, a unique documentation of the 70s and 80s punk scene in San Francisco. An encounter with W. Eugene Smith turned his energies to photojournalism. Stanley began photographing for magazines, and worked as temporary staff photographer for the New York Newsday. In 1986, he moved to Paris and began covering events throughout the world. By chance, he… read full profile ›

Yuri Kozyrev

Yuri Kozyrev

As a photojournalist for the past 25 years, Yuri Kozyrev (Russia, 1963) has witnessed many world-changing events.He started his career documenting the collapse of the Soviet Union, the last empire of our modern times, capturing the rapid changes in the former USSR for the LA Times during the 90’s. In 2001, Yuri started to cover international news. He was on the scene in Afghanistan after September 11, 2001, and lived in Baghdad, Iraq, between 2002 and 2009, arriving before the war. During those Iraqi years, he was a contract… read full profile ›

Benedicte Kurzen

Benedicte Kurzen

Bénédicte Kurzen (France, 1980) photographic career began when she moved to Israel in 2003, covering hard news as a freelancer in the Gaza Strip, Iraq and Lebanon. In 2004, her photography developed from hard news to a more documentary style with her work on the lives of volunteer suicide bombers and widows in the Gaza Strip. Bénédicte contributed with this work to the “Violence Against Women” group project, in collaboration with Amnesty International and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Bénédicte holds a master’s degree in Contemporary History from the Sorbonne,… read full profile ›

Sebastian Liste

Sebastian Liste

Sebastián Liste (Spain, 1985) is a documentary photographer and sociologist immersed and devoted to document the profound cultural changes and contemporary issues in Latin America and the Mediterranean Sea area, regions where he grew up and knows well. Currently he divides his time between Brazil and Spain. He is specializing in long-term, in-depth projects where he create frameworks to make the societies reflect about the social consequences of today´s decision makers. With his visual communication projects he wants to generate dialogues and collaborations between its subjects and the participating… read full profile ›

Kadir van Lohuizen

Kadir van Lohuizen

Kadir van Lohuizen (The Netherlands, 1963) has covered conflicts in Africa and elsewhere, but is probably best known for his long-term projects on the seven rivers of the world, the rising of sea levels, the diamond industry and migration in the Americas.He started to work as a professional freelance photojournalist in 1988 covering the Intifada. In the years following, he worked in many conflict areas in Africa, such as Angola, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Liberia and the DR of Congo. From 1990 to 1994 he covered the transition in South… read full profile ›

Jon Lowenstein

Jon Lowenstein

Jon Lowenstein (USA, 1970) specializes in long-term, in-depth documentary explorations that confront the realms of power, poverty, racial discrimination and violence. Through the combination of photography, moving images, experiential writing and poetry, he strives for unsparing clarity by revealing the subjects of history that lack voice. Lowenstein’s commitment to social justice through community engagement runs both deep and long. As a son of a holocaust survivor he’s particularly interested in Diaspora communities and the struggle for autonomy and personal security. He has spent the past decade engaging his adopted… read full profile ›

Asim Rafiqui

Asim Rafiqui

Asim Rafiqui (Pakistan, 1966) is an independent photojournalist whose work has appeared in Newsweek, Time, Harper's, Stern, National Geographic (France) and many other publications. Asim has reported from Haiti, Japan, India, Pakistan, USA, Afghanistan, Israel, Palestine, Sweden and Ukraine among other places. Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, he moved to New York in 1984 to study engineering at Columbia University and has since lived, at various times, in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Lahore, London, Munich, Bangkok, Stockholm and Kigali. He was the recipient of an Open… read full profile ›

Francesco Zizola

Francesco Zizola

Since the 1980's Francesco Zizola (Italy, 1962) has documented the world's major conflicts and their hidden crisis, focusing on the social and humanitarian issues that define life in the developing world as well as in western countries. A strong ethical commitment and a distinctive aesthetic eye are specific features of his pictures. His assignments and personal projects have taken him around the world, giving him the opportunity to carefully portray forgotten crises and relevant issues often disregarded by the mainstream media. In 2008 he founded 10b Photography (Rome, Italy),… read full profile ›

Clement Saccomani

Clement Saccomani [managing director]

Clément Saccomani (France, 1981) comes to NOOR with 15 years of international experience in the photography industry. He began working in the field as a press photographer for several years covering news, conflict and violence against women, represented by Gamma Agency. In 2009, Clément joined the staff of Magnum Photos. In 2011, he was promoted to Editorial Director, developing strong, innovative strategies for visual storytelling projects for corporate clients, NGOs and international organizations. Clément's expertise embraces all aspects of creative management, from seeking out business opportunities, to overseeing the communication and dissemination of creative projects. 

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