Tomás Munita

Photographer, Chile

Tomás Munita, born in Chile in 1975, is a documentary photographer primarily interested in social issues. His work focuses on Latin America, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Munita holds a number of awards, including an ICP Young Photographer Infinity Award in 2005, two World Press Photo awards in the same year for his coverage of the Kashmir Earthquake; the 2006 Leica Oskar Barnack award for Leaving the Shadows, his work on Kabul; the Henri Nannen Preis in 2010, for his work Island of Sorrow, published in Geo; an All Roads photography award from National Geographic, also in 2010, for his work Lost Harvest, Death of Loa River, and a Visa d’Or News award in 2012, for his coverage of the Syrian conflict. Munita’s work regularly appears in major publications such as The New York Times, Geo, Time, Courrier International, and others. He is currently based in Chile.

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