Vlad Sokhin

Russian b. 1981~~Vlad began his career as a photographer in Portugal, where he worked as a freelancer. From there he moved to Mozambique, where he covered social issues and the cultural life of Mozambican society. After moving to Australia in 2011, he became interested in Papua New Guinea and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region where his work is concentrated now.~~As a documentary photographer, videographer and multimedia producer Vlad covers human rights, social, cultural, environmental and health-related issues, collaborating with various international media companies and with the United Nations and international NGOs. ~~

~~Vlad has won several awards and in 2014 was named Best Photographer in Russia. Vlad's work has been exhibited and published internationally, including at Visa Pour l'Image (Perpignan, France) and Head On (Sydney, Australia) photo festivals and in the International Herald Tribune, BBC World Service, the Guardian, National Geographic Traveler, GEO, Sydney Morning Herald, Marie Claire, The Global Mail, Russian Reporter and others.

 

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  • Portfolios (97)

    Vanuatu

    Young male Tanna islanders, followers of the John...

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    Papua New Guinea

    People attend a peace treaty celebration in Kundiawa...

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    Vanuatu

    Tanna islanders, dressed in bamboo strips, dance on...

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    Papua New Guinea

    A heavily pregnant woman waits to be checked by a...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Banil came to the Antenatal Clinic at Port Moresby...

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    Papua New Guinea

    A policeman beats a man on the street. The man was...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Richard Bal shows off the disfigured ear of his wife,...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Helen lost her leg during a fight with her drunken...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Omsy (right), an ex-member of the Kips Kaboni gang,...

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    Papua New Guinea

    A member of 'Lauma' Raskol gang with his home-made...

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    Haiti

    Etienne (11), a 'restavek', lives with Ivene (32), a...

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    Haiti

    Children fetching water from the public pump in the...

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    Haiti

    People play dominos beside a rubbish strewn body of...

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    Haiti

    A child leaps between two old vehicles while playing...

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    Haiti

    Amberline (7, right) with her three-month-old...

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    Haiti

    A boy looks into the mirror of a street hairdresser...

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    Mozambique

    A boy in a corridor at the former Grand Hotel...

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    Papua New Guinea

    A woman holding a child looks down the valley from...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Dini near the grave of her son Bobby. After Bobby's...

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    Papua New Guinea

    People in a minibus in Mount Hagen, the Western...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Mike 'Marbelline' from Hanuabada dances with a man...

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    Mozambique

    Adherents of the Zion Church during a 'Xiwatso' (egg...

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    Mozambique

    Adherents of the Zion Church 'taking' an evil spirit...

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    Mozambique

    Saika a Bishop of the Zion Church of Jerusalem...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Rasta was accused of sorcery by her neighbours after...

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    Portugal

    A street seller sits on her chair in the middle of...

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    Australia

    Boys in skeleton costumes stand in front of the...

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    Australia

    A group of people walk to the top of the Sydney...

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    Papua New Guinea

    An emaciated tuberculosis (TB) patient is transferred...

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    Australia

    Hot dog spot at Dawes Point Park near Sydney Harbour...

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    Papua New Guinea

    A Muslim woman plays with her daughter on the...

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    Portugal

    Children play on a street in the Santa Filomena slum....

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    Indonesia

    Asike Halu, 67, stands next to an ATM machine of the...

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    Papua New Guinea

    People in traditional garb at the celebrations for a...

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    Papua New Guinea

    Children in Hanuabada village, Port Moresby, guard...

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    Australia

    People travel by ferry to the centre of Sydney across...

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