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Gary Knight

Award-winning photojournalist and Canon Ambassador Gary Knight began his photographic career in Thailand in 1987. He lived and worked in the Far East until 1992 and in 1993 moved to the former Yugoslavia to document the civil war. In recent years he has covered news stories such as the invasion of Iraq, Israel/Palestine, North Korea, the occupation of Afghanistan, the civil war in Kashmir and the Asian Tsunami. He was a contract photographer for Newsweek from 1998 to 2006, co-founded the VII Photo agency in 2001, and chaired the 2008 World Press Photo Jury. Gary spent the 2009/10 academic year on a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University and then founded the Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice at Tufts University, USA. In July 2012 he published the collective book 'Bosnia 1992-1995' with Remy Ourdan, Jon Jones and Ziyah Gafic.