Andre is a photojournalist based in Bangkok, Thailand. He has worked all over Southeast Asia and further afield, from Sri Lanka to Mongolia. From 2013-2016 he covered Myanmar exclusively, as the country struggled through the early days of democracy, and was awarded Magnum Photos 30 Under 30 for his work there. Andre is available for assignments internationally, and has covered a wide variety of situations from general news to intimate year-long projects.
Andre's work has been published internationally in print and online at The Washington Post, Stern, BBC, Al Jazeera America, Terra Mater, Foreign Policy Magazine, Pacific Standard, Pro Photographer Magazine, among others. He has collaborated with various NGOs including the Novartis Foundation, Save The Children International, Natural Resource Governance Institute, Médecins Sans Frontières and WORTH, producing both still images and multimedia projects. Andre has also produced video for clients including Google, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Al Jazeera+, and China Daily Asia.
Andre has co-led photography workshops in Myanmar, in conjunction with the Caravan's Journal, and has spoken at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
Select Awards and Exhibitions:
Solo Exhibition: Built On Their Backs, Myanmar Deitta Gallery - February 2017
Unicef Photo of the Year Nomination - September 2016
Group Exhibition: Unfolding Truth, George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Gallery - March 2016
Documentary Project Fund, Emerging Vision Award, December 2015
Group Exhibition: Unearth, Myanmar Deitta Gallery - November 2015
Group Exhibition, Gold Mining in Myanmar, 2nd Suwon Int’l Photo Festival - November 2015
Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass - March 2015
Magnum Photo’s 30 Under 30 - February 2015
Full Scholarship to the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop - July 2014
Joint Exhibition: A Dream Surely Vanishing, Rooftop Gallery - June 2014