Brian Sokol is a US-born photographer dedicated to documenting human rights issues and humanitarian crises worldwide.
A writer by training, he uses words and images to tell the stories of individuals overlooked by the media.
After working as a wilderness ranger and Himalayan guide, he began his photographic career in Nepal, where he learned the language and invested himself deeply in the culture. In 2011 he moved to South Sudan to cover the first two years in the life of the world's newest country from the inside.
He regularly works with UNHCR, UNICEF and other humanitarian organizations to document and raise awareness about global social issues.
Editorial and commercial clients include TIME, The New York Times, The New Yorker, GEO, Stern, Ogilvy & Mather and Philips.