Andrew began his photographic career in the early 1990s, working as a freelancer for the Guardian and Observer newspapers. Throughout the decade he documented growing environmental protests and animal rights movements. In 1999 he shifted his attention to the Balkans covering the war in Kosovo. At the end of 1999 he moved to Kosovo, which he used as a base to cover events throughout Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. In 2005 he moved to New York where he was based for five years. He now lives in London with his wife and two children.
Andrew is a regular contributor to the New York Times and his work has been widely published in magazines such as Newsweek, Time, Stern, GEO, Paris Match, Der Spiegel, The Sunday Times Magazine, Mother Jones, MARE and Granta.
He has won numerous awards for his work ranging from three World Press Photo prizes (1994, 2002 and 2006), the Getty Grant for Editorial Photography (2006) to NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards (2006, 2008), Amnesty Media Awards Photojournalist of the Year (1999 and 2007) and POYi Awards (2001, 2005 and 2006).
Andrew's work has been exhibited all over the world - at Angkor Photo Festival (Siem Reap, 2005), Visa pour l'Image (Perpignan, France, 2006), Noorderlicht (2007), Arte Foto Festival (Ancona, Italy, 2008) and the Yangon Photo Festival (2012).
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Among the many complex issues facing negotiators from the UK and the EU trying to hammer out an agreement that will define the United Kingdom’s relationship with the bloc after March 2019 when the UK is due to exit, the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic has become the most intractable.
From its alleged beginnings as a clean and speedy way of eating meals devised by John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, who was loath to stop playing cards in order to feed himself, to the highly evolved luxury (and often somewhat overpowering) American deli sandwich of New York fame, the concept of consuming a meal contained within a bread framework has conquered much of the industrialised world.
The ecstatic mood that accompanied the declaration of independence in February 2008 has all but dissipated and the hope for a better, European future has turned to despair on the street of Prishtina, the capital of Kosovo, the only country which NATO went to war to bring into existence.
In the five days following 11 July 1995, at the height of the civil war in Bosnia, over 8,000 Muslim men and boys were murdered by members of the ethnic Serb Army of Republika Srpska, under the command of Radko Mladic, aided by a Serbian paramilitary unit known as the ‘Scorpions’.
When international teams competing in the languid sport of curling gather in Sochi on Russia’s Black Sea coast in February, they are highly likely to be sliding curling stones (or rocks) across the ice (or curling sheet) which were quarried and produced in Scotland.
Though his exploits take him all over the globe and to some of the most dangerous places on earth, James Bond (or 007 as he’s known to his handlers back at MI6) always returns back to London to debrief, recoup, unwind and receive a new set of gadgets to help him in his indefatigable fight to strike at global wrongdoers.