Alexey Furman is a Ukrainian freelance photojournalist currently pursuing his Master’s degree at Missouri School of Journalism on a Fulbright scholarship. He has been covering Ukrainian daily news since 2009. In 2013 he became a frequent contributor to Ukrainian’s local edition of National Geographic Magazine.
When Ukrainian revolution started, he was deeply involved in the coverage, and then moved to Crimea and East Ukraine to continue photographing the ongoing conflict for various international outlets. Over the last year his focus switched to longer-term intimate storytelling.
Alexey’s work has been recognized by POYi, NPPA, PDN Photo Annual, CPOY and Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards. He was the recipient of the Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents in 2014 in the “Young Reporter” category and is an Eddie Adams Workshop and Missouri Photo Workshop alumni.
His pictures have been published in TIME, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera America, 6MOIS, The Guardian, De Standaard, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The Independent, FAZ, SZ, El Pais, De Volkskrant, National Geographic Magazine Ukraine.
In September 2015 Alexey Furman joined Getty Images Reportage as an Emerging Talent photographer.