School of Visual Communication at Ohio University - BS
About Adam Birkan
Adam Birkan is a freelance editorial photographer and visual storyteller. Born in Jerusalem and raised in the far off land of Cincinnati. Adam has been named one of Magnum’s 30 Under 30 and PDN30 as well as a winner in the 2014 National Geographic competition. He has a Bachelors of Science in Visual Communication from Ohio University. His clients have included, among others, GQ Style, AFAR, Vogue, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. His personal work often takes a macro view of social and economic issues. He focuses on literal and metaphorical juxtapositions and finds subtle moments that, collected together, reveal a broad depiction of accelerated industries and economic disparity in Asia. He is currently based in Bangkok, focusing on long term, and short term projects.