Vlad began his career as a photographer in Portugal, where he worked as a freelancer. From there he moved to Mozambique, where he covered social issues and the cultural life of Mozambican society. After moving to Australia in 2011, he became interested in Papua New Guinea and the rest of the Asia-Pacific Region. Since January 2017 Vlad is based in Dakar, Senegal.
As a documentary photographer, videographer and multimedia producer Vlad covers human rights, social, cultural, environmental and health-related issues, collaborating with various international media companies and with the United Nations and international NGOs. Vlad has won several awards and in 2014 was named Best Photographer in Russia. Vlad's work has been exhibited and published internationally, including at Visa Pour l'Image (Perpignan, France) and Head On (Sydney, Australia) photo festivals and in the International Herald Tribune, BBC World Service, the Guardian, National Geographic Traveler, GEO, Sydney Morning Herald, Marie Claire, The Global Mail, Russian Reporter and others.
Vlad is represented by Panos Pictures, Cosmos (France) and Laif (Germany)
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