Dominic Nahr (Switzerland, 1983) is a contract photographer for TIME Magazine. He was raised in Hong Kong and graduated with a BFA from Ryerson University’s photography programme. He is currently represented by O’Born Contemporary Gallery in Toronto, Canada. Since 2008 Dominic has documented stories across the African continent, from Somalia to Senegal, Mali to South Africa. He witness to the Arab Spring in Egypt, famine in Somalia, border conflict between the governments of Khartoum and Juba, political unrest and terrorist attacks in Kenya, and war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has exhibited in the Visa pour l’image and most recently at the 10x10 100 Years Leica Camera Anniversary. In 2009 Dominic was the recipient of the Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award, the Sony World Photography Awards and was mentioned by PDN Magazine as one of the ‘Top 30 under 30 Photographers’. He was recognised for his work covering events in Egypt, Somalia and Sudan by World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year Awards in both 2012 and 2013. His editorial clients include TIME, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic Magazine, Stern, Leica Fotografie InternationaI, The Telegraph Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and GQ France, amongst others.
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Over 25, 000 people carry their belongings as they flee one of the main refugee camps due to fighting on Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 near Kibumba in eastern Congo. Government soldiers were forced to retreat as they were being pushed closer to Goma by rebels of renegade Gen. Laurent Nkunda.
North Kivu, Kibati. 2008. Four Congolese government soldiers shelter from the rain on the frontline about five kilometers north of Kibati. CNDP Rebels and government soldiers are separated by less then half a kilometer and fighting flares up regularly.
A Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) soldier lies dead in a pool of oil next to a leaking oil facility after heavy fighting between southern Sudanese SPLA troops, after they entered the north Sudan oil town of Heglig mid April.