Andre is a photographer currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. From June 2013 to August 2016 he lived and worked in Myanmar, fully immersed in a country that had recently opened to the outside world for the first time in nearly half a century. During that time Andre had the chance to travel all over Myanmar, from the mountains of Chin and Kachin State down to the Irrawaddy Delta, covering a range of social, humanitarian and political issues.
After witnessing Myanmar's historic 2015 election, Andre spent a full year documenting a family of brick factory workers and building a close relationship with them. His goal was to better understand the plight of people who were giving their lives to the development taking place in Yangon - the epicenter of change in Myanmar - while simultaneously being left behind. The results of that year can be seen under the "Projects" section of this site, in, "Built On Their Backs."
His work has been published internationally in print and online at: Time.com, BBC, Al Jazeera America, Terra Mater, Foreign Policy Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Global Post, Pro Photographer Magazine, among others. He has collaborated with various NGOs including the Novartis Foundation, Save The Children International, Natural Resource Governance Institute, Médecins Sans Frontières and WORTH, producing both still images and multimedia projects. Andre has also produced video for clients such as Google, the Swedish International Development Coopoeration Agency, Al Jazeera+, and China Daily Asia.
Andre is also availble to teach photography workshops, and recently co-led a ten day workshop for sixteen participants in Myanmar, in conjunction with the Caravan's Journal.