Saturday, August 15, 2020

Michael Christopher Brown

Michael Christopher Brown (1978) is an American photographer known for his documentation of the 2011 Libyan Civil War and the resulting monograph, Libyan Sugar (2016).

Brown was raised in the Skagit Valley, a farming community in Washington. After moving to New York City in 2005, he joined the Italian photo agency Grazia Neri in 2006. He then moved to Beijing, China, in 2009 and over the next two years put together a series of works from road and train trips across the country.
A contributing photographer at National Geographic since 2005, where he has completed adventure and cultural stories, Brown is also a contributor to The New York Times Magazine and other publications. Since 2006 his photographs have been published in dozens of international publications. He joined Magnum Photos as a nominee in 2013 and was an associate from 2015 until leaving the agency in June 2017.

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