Teun Voeten

Teun
Voeten
Photographer, Author
Bio: 

Teun Voeten is an award winning war photographer and author based in New York and Brussels. He studied cultural anthropology and philosophy. Over the last 22 years he covered the conflicts in Bosnia, Rwanda, Colombia, Afghanistan, Liberia, Iraq and Libya for publications such as Vanity Fair, National Geographic, Newsweek and organizations as the UNHCR and ICRC. He wrote books on the underground homeless in New York, the war in Sierra Leone and just published a photo book on the drug violence in Mexico. Voeten also organizes exhibitions, gives workshops and is a regular lecturer at institutions such as NYU, Cambridge, UTEP and Tufts. Currently, he s writing a PhD thesis on the extreme violence in in the Mexican drug war.