We are excited to be bringing some of the world’s best photographers to D.C. for the inaugural Focus on the Story International Photo Festival. Thank you for joining us!
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Andrea Star Reese

Andrea Star Reese is documentary photographer based in New York and Jakarta. Ms. Reese received The Lucie Award-Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year in 2016, the 2014 David Pike Award for Excellence in Journalism Photography, Best Social Documentary from the 2009 New York Photo Festival, and was a finalist for the 2011 POYI, World Understanding Award. Other recognitions include: International Photography Award, and a Julia Margaret Cameron Award to mention a few. Most recently Reese contributed to Innovation & Equality, a photography series and exhibition by United Nations Development Programme 2017, and The First One Hundred Days, an International Center of Photography Museum. window projection. Other exhibitions include: Visa Pour L’Image Perpignan, Musee de L’Elysee, and Angkor Photo Festival in 2013. Another project, titled, Urban Cave, a documentary on unsheltered men and women living underground in New York City was published in 2015 by FotoEvidence. She has been published around the world including credits to: CNN, Time, Huffington Post, The Guardian, BBC News Alerts, AlJazeera, New York Times Lens Blog, and many others.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, June 9