andremalerba Andre Malerba

Andre is a photojournalist based out of Bangkok, Thailand. He has worked throughout Southeast Asia and further afield, from Sri Lanka to Mongolia. From 2013-2016 he covered Myanmar exclusively, as the country struggled through the early days of democracy. He was awarded Magnum Photos 30 Under 30 for his work there. Andre has participated in multiple international photography exhibitions and received nominations and awards from Days Japan, Joop Swart Masterclass, The Documentary Project Fund, Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year and UNICEF among others.

Andre's work has been published internationally in print and online at The Washington Post, Stern, BBC, Al Jazeera America, Terra Mater, Foreign Policy Magazine, Pacific Standard, Pro Photographer Magazine, among others. He has collaborated with various NGOs including the Novartis Foundation, Save The Children International, Natural Resource Governance Institute, Médecins Sans Frontières and WORTH, producing both still images and multimedia projects. Andre has also produced video for clients including Google, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Al Jazeera+, and China Daily Asia.

Andre has led photography workshops in Myanmar in conjunction with the Caravan's Journal, taught media training courses for various organizations including the ICRC, and has spoken at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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Kathmandu Games
Kathmandu
By Andre Malerba
30 Mar 2013

Children play games on the streets of Kathmandu.

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Chinatown
Bangkok
By Andre Malerba
26 Apr 2019

Vendors set up their carts in the early morning light.

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Inle Lake Fishermen
Inle Lake
By Andre Malerba
22 Sep 2015

Fishermen on Inle Lake demonstrate traditional methods of catching fish.

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Ulaanbataar Development
Ulaanbataar
By Andre Malerba
15 Apr 2017

New high-rise buildings are seen in the Mongolian capital city of Ulaanbataar.

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Playtime
Yangon
By Andre Malerba
14 Jun 2014

Boys swim and play after a long day of work.

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Buddhist Nuns
Yangon
By Andre Malerba
22 Sep 2015

Buddhist nuns help each other shave their heads at a monastery in Myanmar.

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Brick Makers
Yagon
By Andre Malerba
15 May 2014

A father-daughter team works together to stack bricks into a kiln.

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Maternal Healthcare
Hakha
By Andre Malerba
22 Sep 2015

A midwife checks the health of a pregnant woman in a rural village in Chin State, Myanmar.

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Chinese Opera Portrait
Bangkok
By Andre Malerba
25 May 2018

A Chinese opera actress poses for a portrait in Bangkok, Thailand.