Image above: ©Andrea Star-Reese, from the Series Urban Cave (fragment)
Andrea Star Reese, Juror of the 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award
Andrea Star Reese is a documentary photographer based in New York and Jakarta. Ms. Reese received a Julia Margaret Cameron Award and The Lucie Award-Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year in 2016, the 2014 David Pike Award for Excellence in Journalism Photography, Best Social Documentary from the 2009 New York Photo Festival, and was a finalist for the 2011 POYI, World Understanding Award.
Other recognitions include: The Berlin Foto Biennale Documentary Award: Best portfolio on Human Rights and International Photography Awards to mention a few. Most recently Reese contributed to Innovation & Equality, a photography series and exhibition by United Nations Development Programme 2017, and The First One Hundred Days, an International Center of Photography Museum window projection.
Other exhibitions include: Visa Pour L’Image Perpignan, Musee de L’Elysee, and Angkor Photo Festival in 2013. Urban Cave, a documentary on unsheltered men and women living underground in New York City was published in 2015 by FotoEvidence. She has been published around the world including credits to: CNN, Time, Huffington Post, The Guardian, BBC News Alerts, AlJazeera, New York Times Lens Blog, and many others.