André Liohn – Rebels From Misurata

Rebels from Misurata - 2011

Rebels storming a house in Misurata, 24 April 2011.

Awards:

  • Robert Capa Gold Medal - 2012
  • YIPPA, Enhancement of International Peace, Single - 2011

    • André Liohn (b. 1974, Brazil) has been published by Der Spiegel Magazine, 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 have appeared on the BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera english, RAI, NRK, ITV, SBT, Der Spiegel TV, RTL, France 24 and others.

      In Libya, Andre worked with the ICRC documenting the work of doctors working in front lines of wars. In 2012 the ICRC received the 16th Annual Webby Awards for that footage.

      He is the creator of the ADIL – Almost Dawn in Libya - project which aims to use photojournalism as a possible bridge for reconciliation, with the photographers Lynsey Addario, Eric Bouvet, Bryan Denton, Christopher Morris, Jehad Nga, Finbarr O’Reilly, Paolo Pellegrin and the photographers of the Prospekt agency.

      André was awarded the 2012 Robert Capa Gold Medal for his series of images taken in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata.

      http://www.prospektphoto.net/photographers/andre-liohn/


      Personal connection to Anton: André helped HRW identify Anton as one of the missing journalists


       

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