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Award-winning photojournalist Ron Haviv has produced images of conflict and humanitarian crises that have made headlines around the world.

Haviv is a co-founder of the photo agency VII that is dedicated to documenting conflict, both violent and non-violent, to produce an unflinching record of the injustices created and experienced by people caught up in the events they describe.

His images, which focus on raising awareness for human rights, have been published by Audubon, Business Week, Details, Fortune, Le Monde 2, Newsweek, NY Times Magazine, New Yorker, Paris Match, People, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Readers Digest, Stern, Time, US News & World Report among others worldwide.

Numerous museums and galleries have featured his work, including the Louvre, United Nations and the Council on Foreign Relations. Haviv’s work is in private and museum collections including Southeast Museum of Photography and George Eastman House.

He has published critically acclaimed collections of his photography with the books Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, Afghanistan: On the Road to Kabul and Haiti: 12 January 2010. [...]

Haviv has helped create multi-platform projects for NGO’s such as Doctors Without Borders’ DR Congo: The Forgotten War and Starved for Attention, Unicef’s Child Alert for Darfur and Sri Lanka and the International Committee of the Red Cross’s World at War.

Haviv has been the central character in three films including National Geographic Explorer’s Freelance in a World of Risk that explores the hazards inherent in combat photography. In addition, Haviv has spoken about his work on ABC World News, BBC, CNN, NPR, MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America and The Charlie Rose Show.

Selected Awards
American Photography (2012,2011,2009,2008,2005,2004,2002) Art of Photography (2012,2008,2007)
Communication Arts (2011)
Emmy Award Nomination (2012)
German Lieder Picture of the Year (1999) Graphis (2008,2007)
IPA (2012,2011)
International Motion Art Awards (2012)
Leica Medal of Excellence (1989)
Overseas Press Club Award (2001,1989)
PDN Annual (2012,2011,2006,2005,2004,2002,2000)
Px3 (2012,2011)
Picture of the Year (2001,1995,1991,1989) World Press Photo (1991,1989)
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Haiti: January 12, 2010
Wittenberg University, Dayton, Ohio (2012) Fotografiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden (2012) Fovea Gallery, New York (2010)
VII Gallery, New York (2010)
Not in Our Name
Springfield Museum of Arts, Dayton, Ohio (2012)
Children of Darfur
San Francisco Mission Cultural Center (2008) New Orleans Human Rights Film Festival (2008) University of California, Los Angeles (2006)
The United Nations, New York (2005)
Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal
War Photo Museum, Croatia (2003-2012)
South Eastern Museum of Photography, USA (2005) Queen’s Museum, Belfast N.Ireland (2005)
Rex Cultural House, Belgrade, Serbia (2002) Freedom Forum, London, UK (2001)
Skopje Cultural Museum, Macedonia (2001) Sarajevo National Gallery, Bosnia (2000)
Saba Gallery, New York (2000)
Afghanistan: The Road to Kabul
Grazia Neri, Milan, Italy (2002) 92nd Street Y, NYC (2002)
Images of War
Bayeux, France (2001)
The Council on Foreign Relations, New York (1999) Int. Festival of Photojournalism Gijon, Spain (1999) The Newseum, New York (1997)
Fotofusion, Palm Beach, Florida (1996)
Perpignan, France (1995)
Selected Group Exhibitions
War Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, USA (2012) Shadow of War Maison Européene Photographie, France (2011) Congo/Women, United Nations, NYC (2010)
World At War, Newseum, Washington, D.C. (2009)
Humankind, Hasted Hunt NYC (2008)
Darfur/Darfur Projections (2007-2010)
The Noorderlicht Photofestival- Act of Faith (2007)
DR Congo: The Forgotten War Stephen Cohen Gallery USA (2006) VII, Hasted Hunt NYC (2005)
War Envoy, Verona, Italy (2005)
WAR, International Center of Photography, NYC (2004)
NY to Kabul, Louvre, Paris France (2002)
Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal Umbrage/TV Books (2000)
Afghanistan: On The Road To Kabul Motta Editore/Italy de.MO/USA (2002)
Haiti: 12 January 2012
de.MO Global Leadership Tufts University (2012)


Not in Our Name

May 1, 2014 to Jun 21, 2014

Finding Your Visual Voice in Photojournalism

Jun 21, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014


The Road to Kabul

Members of the Northern Alliance understood their role as ground fighters in the war to gain [...]

Haiti/12 January 2010

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Blood and Honey

Blood and Honey – A Balkan War Journal The International Court of Justice for the first [...]

All My Enemies

Los Angeles Police Commissioner William Bratton said that, “The Jordan Downs/Nickerson [...]

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