Throughout his career as a photojournalist Ron Haviv, now a contract photographer for “Newsweek”, has confronted risk in order to bring attention to our less fortunate neighbors. He has covered conflict in Latin America and the Caribbean, crisis in Africa, the Gulf War, fighting in Russia and conflict in the Balkans. In the 21st century he has documented the aftermath of September 11, the war in Afghanistan and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in Iraq.
Haviv is a cofounder of the VII agency and his work is widely published by magazines throughout the world including “German Geo”, “Stern”, “Time”, “Paris Match” and the “New York Times Magazine”. His photographs have earned him several World Press, Picture of the Year and Overseas Press Club awards and the Leica Medal of Excellence. His work has been exhibited at many museums and galleries including the United Nations, the Louvre and The Council on Foreign Relations.
His published books include “Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal”, and “Afghanistan: On the Road to Kabul”. Films about Ron Haviv’s work include National Geographic Explorer’s documentary “Freelance in a World of Risk”, “Vivisect” that explores Serbian reaction to the Blood and Honey exhibit and “Eyes of the World”, examining the act of witnessing war.
Source-Hasted Hunt Gallery http://www.hastedhuntgallery.com/bio.php?a=ron_haviv&i=56658