Paula Bronstein
Lot #006

Education in the Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan, 2007

The print is produced from a digital file  on the highest quality Fine Art Paper Matte or Baryta with signed by the photographer certificate of authenticity.
 FotoEvidence Authentic Stamp on the verso. 1/5

20 x 24"

Donor: Paula Bronstein

Education in the Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan


Paula Bronstein is an American photojournalist who has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout her long career that spans over three decades. Her expertise is documenting humanity, bringing awareness to issues throughout the world, focusing in many conflict regions. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed photo book “Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear” Paula has worked as a staff photographer for a variety of American newspapers for 15 years before moving to the Asian region in the late 90’s working with Getty Images as senior staff photographer from 2002-2013. Currently freelance, Paula’s work has been published globally and exhibited in numerous countries.

Awards - Recognition:

2018-19: Best of Photojournalism (NPPA), Pictures of the Year (POY-I), British Journalism Award - Photojournalist of The Year, Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for War Correspondents - The Public Prize, American Photography (AI-AP), Days Japan, World Report Award - Festival of Ethical Photography, Siena International Photo Awards, Prix de la Photography Paris (PX3)
2017: World Press Photo - Daily Life (1st place), “Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear” University of Texas Press, 1st place International Photography Awards - Documentary photography book PDN, NPPA, American Photography (AI-AP 33).
Additional recognition: International Women’s Media Foundation: The Anja Niedringhaus - Courage in Photojournalism award (runner up) Pulitzer Prize Finalist: “Breaking News” The Overseas Press Club of America (John Faber Award); Thailand Foreign Correspondents Club: Asia Photographer of the Year, China International Press Photo: Photo Of The Year


2019: Geopolis - Brussels 2018: Festival of Ethical Photography - Lodi, Italy, Visa Pour L’Image- Perpignan, France, The Fence, Photoville - New York City, Head On Photo festival - Sydney 2017, 2018: “Afghanistan Between Hope and Fear”- Hong Kong, Bangkok, Sydney. The Annenberg Space for Photography - Los Angeles, Women in War - Korea Biennale FENCE: New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco.