Miner trying to find some fresh air to breathe

Andrés Vanegas Canosa

avcanosa@gmail.com Colombia

Biography

Andrés Vanegas Canosa or Andy VC is a Colombian freelance photographer of Spanish descent. He focuses on the human consequences of war and crisis in developing countries. He shows the human faces affected by poverty and war. He is also a lawyer with professional experience in both the private sector and multilateral organisations. He worked for the Latin America and Caribbean desk of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. Prior to this he was an international lawyer at Microfinance Foundation BBVA in Madrid, Spain. Andrés Vanegas Canosa holds a degree in law and masters in international trade law gained at the University Carlos III de Madrid. At some point though he decided to hit the road and document social issues normally out of the media’s focus. He has gathered a broad portfolio and contributed to several international papers and online magazines.