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Lynsey AddarioLynsey Addario (www.lynseyaddario.com), born in 1973 in Norwalk, Connecticut (USA). She is an American photojournalist based in London (England). In 1996, Lynsey started photographing professionally. In 2000, she traveled to Afghanistan under Taliban rule to document life and oppression. Lynsey has since covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur, and Congo, and shoots features across the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa. Lynsey’s recent bodies of work include ‘Veiled Rebellion’, a photo essay exploring the lives of women in Afghanistan, Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone, ‘Talibanistan’, and ‘Battle Company is Out There’, documenting both sides of the war in Afghanistan and in Pakistan.


PRIVATE 57 | INQUIRY – special VII photo agency

It’s common to hear photojournalists described as the eyes of the world, acting as witnesses to events that we would otherwise not see. To some extent this is true, but it’s a simplified description that suggests passive observation and it denies the greater function of active investigation that defines great photojournalism…