About Me

About Me

Adam Birkan is a freelance editorial photographer and visual storyteller. Born in Jerusalem and raised in the far off land of Cincinnati. Adam has been named one of PDN 30, Magnum’s 30 Under 30 and the winner of Photo District News’ Emerging Photographer award, as well as a finalist in the 2014 National Geographic competition. He also attended the 28th Eddie Adams Workshop. He has a Bachelors of Science in Visual Communication from Ohio University. He is currently based in Bangkok, focusing on long term, and short term projects. His personal work often takes a macro view of social and economic issues. He focuses on literal and metaphorical juxtapositions and finds subtle moments that, collected together, reveal a broad depiction of accelerated industries and economic disparity in Asia.  

Currently based in Bangkok