Anastasia Taylor-Lind

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Anastasia Taylor-Lind is a British Swedish photojournalist with a 20-year career working for the world’s leading magazines on long-form stories relating to women, war, and environment. In 2023, Taylor-Lind received the Canon Female Photojournalist Award for her project ‘5k from the Frontline,’ and became a National Geographic Society Explorer in support of this ongoing reporting in Ukraine.

For the past decade, Taylor-Lind has collaborated with Alisa Sopova, a journalist and anthropologist from Donetsk, Ukraine. Their work has been published in TIME Magazine, The New York Times, and NPR, among other outlets. In 2023, more than 100,000 visitors experienced Taylor-Lind and Sopova’s exhibition, ‘Ukraine; Photographs from the Frontline,’ at the Imperial War Museum in the United Kingdom. An exhibition of their work also recently debuted at Harvard University’s Davis Center.

Taylor-Lind is a 2014 TED fellow, a 2016 Nieman fellow at Harvard University, and a 2017 non-fiction writing fellow at The Carey Institute for Global Good. Her first photographic monograph, ‘Maidan – Portraits from the Black Square,’ about the 2014 revolution in Ukraine, was published the same year by GOST books. Taylor-Lind’s debut poetry collection, ‘One Language,’ was published by Smith|Doorstep in 2022.

Taylor-Lind is also a Visiting Professor of Photography at the University of Suffolk.

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