The global award in photography and sustainability

Maxim Dondyuk (Ukraine, 1983) is a freelance documentary photographer who has worked on creating and promoting his own documentary projects since 2010, having previously worked as a photojournalist for the Ukrainian media. In 2011 Maxim undertook the Noor-Nikon Masterclass in Documentary Photography in Bucharest. He was named as one of Magnum Photos’ ‘30 under 30’ emerging documentary photographers, is the winner of the Ville de Perpignan Remi Ochlik Award and finalist of both the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography and the FotoEvidence Book Award.

Maxim collaborates with many international editions and online media. His photos have been published in TIME, Der Spiegel, STERN, Paris Match, Rolling Stone, Bloomberg Businessweek, Russian Reporter and Libération, amongst others. He also works in cooperation with international organizations, such as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).