Originally from upstate New York, Adriane received her B.A. in cultural anthropology and conflict resolution from Colorado College, and graduated from the International Center of Photography’s photojournalism and documentary photography program in 2010. Upon the completion of her degree, she moved to Sudan and has been photographing mainly in Africa ever since.
Beginning in 2012 Adriane covered the news in South Sudan for Reuters. She has continued to document the civil war in South Sudan, the border demarcation between Sudan and South Sudan, the fighting in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, and most recently the conflict in Darfur.
Women in north Myanmar have few opportunities outside of serving in the Kachin Independence Army (KIA)—they join the army at age 16, by choice or by force.