Alexey Furman is a Ukrainian freelance photojournalist currently pursuing his Master’s degree at Missouri School of Journalism on a Fulbright scholarship. He has been working on photo stories and photography projects since 2011. In 2013 he became a frequent contributor to Ukrainian’s local edition of National Geographic Magazine.
When Ukrainian revolution started, he was deeply involved in the coverage, and then moved to Crimea and East Ukraine to continue photographing the ongoing conflict for various international outlets.
Alexey’s work has been recognized by POYi, NPPA, PDN Photo Annual, CPOY and Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards. He was the recipient of the Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents in 2014 in the “Young Reporter” category and is an Eddie Adams Workshop and Missouri Photo Workshop alumni.
His pictures have been published in TIME, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera America, 6MOIS, Der Spiegel, The Guardian, De Standaard, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The Independent, FAZ, SZ, El Pais, De Volkskrant.
In September 2015 Alexey Furman was picked by Getty Images Reportage agency as an Emerging Talent photographer.
Alexey's photography project "Life after Injury" has received Grand Prize of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award and Grand Prize of the International Photo Exhibition of the “Day” newspaper.