Alejandro Kirchuk

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2012, 1st prize stories, Daily Life

2012, 1st prize stories, Daily Life

2012, 1st prize stories, Daily Life

2012, 1st prize stories, Daily Life

Argentine photojournalist Alejandro Kirchuk was born in 1987 in Buenos Aires.

He graduated from the Andy Goldstein School of Photography, and has been working as a freelance on a range of commissions and personal projects.

Kirchuk’s work is mainly focused on personal documentary long-term projects in Argentina and South America. With his work "Never let you go" about Alzheimer's disease he received first prize in the Daily Life Stories category in the 2012 World Press Photo Contest.

His photographs have been published in a variety of national and international media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Stern Magazine, ESPN Magazine and Sports Illustrated China.

Kirchuk’s work has been recognized by an Ian Parry Scholarship, POYi, a Terry O'Neill Award, and PhotoEspaña, among others.

He was selected to take part in the Joop Swart Masterclass 2017 in Amsterdam. 

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An interview with Alejandro Kirchuk about his multi-year project photographing his grandfather's care of his grandmother, who suffered from Alzheimer's.