André Liohn is a Brazilian freelance Photojournalist covering conflicts in the Middle East, East Africa and South America. He was born in Botucatu, Brazil and moved to Norway at the age of 20. After 10 years living in the city of Trondheim he became a Norwegian citizen.
In April 2012, Liohn won the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award from the Overseas Press Club for his photographic reportage of the 2011 Libyan civil war.
In 2012, with fellow photographers Christopher Morris, Jehad Nga, Bryan Denton, Lynsey Addario, Eric Bouvet and Finbarr O'Reilly, he created the project Almost Dawn in Libya, four photo exhibits in the main Libyan cities of Tripoli, Benghazi, Misurata and Zintan. The project gained great media coverage and was founded partly by a Crowd funding campaign hosted by the website Emphas.is and partly by the international NGO International Medical Corps. The project's idea was to use photojournalism as a possible bridge for reconciliation in Libya after it's civil war. The exhibits were curated by Italian curator Annalisa D'Angelo and photographer Paolo Pellegrin.
His work documenting the challenges faced by health care personal working in conflict areas, has been used by the International Committee of the Red Cross in their international campaign Health Care in Danger denouncing violence against health care personal around the world. His photos have been published by Der Spiegel, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Guardian, El Pais, Le Point, Time, STATUS, Die Welt, Stern, A Magasinet, Estado de Sao Paulo, Folha de Sao Paulo. His videos are frequently broadcast on BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera english, RAI, NRK, ITV, SBT, Der Spiegel TV, RTL, France 24, etc.
2010 - New York Photo Festival
- Breaking news
- Military embed
- RISC training