Luz Photo Agency

Andre Malerba

Andre is an independent photojournalist based in Bangkok, Thailand. From June 2013 - 2016 he lived in Myanmar, and worked to establish an in-depth knowledge of the social, political, economic and humanitarian topics that affected the general population, often turning his lens towards those on the fringes of history, photographing their subtle yet important stories. His work has taken him from environmental refugees in the mountains of Chin State, down into the farmlands of the Irrawaddy Delta in Myanmar. His work has been published internationally in print and online at:, BBC, Al Jazeera America, Foreign Policy Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Global Post, Pro Photographer Magazine, among others. He has collaborated with various NGOs and organizations including  the Novartis Foundation, Save The Children International, Natural Resource Governance Institute, Médecins Sans Frontières. Andre has received the prestigious Magnum Photos 30 Under 30 Award 2015, the Documentary Project Fund Emerging Vision Award 2015, and been nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass 2015. He was also a full scholarship recipient of the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, was invited to attend the Eddie Adams Workshop XXV, and participated in the International Center of Photography's Documentary Photography and Photojournalism program in 2012.