~~Teun Voeten studied Cultural Anthropology and Philosophy in the Netherlands.
~~He covered conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, Colombia, Rwanda, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Gaza, Honduras, the DRC, North Korea and Libya for magazines such as Vanity Fair, Newsweek, The New Yorker and National Geographic.
~~He wrote two books: 'Tunnel People', an anthropological-journalistic account of 5 months living with an underground homeless community in New York; 'How de Body? Hope and Horror in Sierra Leone', a book about Voeten's trip to the country, which nearly ended in disaster when he was hunted down by rebels.
~~He is currently working on a photo project about drug violence in Mexico.