Tanya Bindra is a Swiss-Canadian photojournalist and filmmaker. She has spent the past four years reporting on postcolonial politics and communities across West Africa and South Asia and is now based between New York City and Berlin.

She has contributed to outlets such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Le Monde, VICE, Time Magazine, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. She has filed regularly to the Associated Press and European Pressphoto Agency and has also partnered on humanitarian advocacy campaigns with UNICEF, Médecins Sans Frontières and others.

Before turning to photography, she provided crisis support and legal accompaniment services to survivors of sexual assault and later continued advocacy work at an immigrant workers center.

She can be contacted for assignments worldwide.


Recognition:
Ali Mustafa Memorial Award for People's Journalism
Photoboite 30 Under 30 Women Photographers
Joop Swart Masterclass Nominee
Eddie Adams Workshop XXVIII
Rory Peck Trust
Forum Freelance Fund
New York Times Portfolio Review
RISC Battlefield First Aid
The Other Hundred Book


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