DANG NGO

BIOGRAPHY

The son of Vietnamese refugees himself, Dang Ngo has often returned to explore his roots and document the remarkable changes in this once war torn country as it rebuilds itself from the depths of war and suffering. Relatedly, Dang has been assistingBurmese refugees for over a decade and is best known for his photography workalong the Thai - Burmese border.His photo essays from that story appear in two books : Topographyof War, published by the Asian American Writer’s Workshop, and Personal Accounts of Survival, Resistance and Military Rule in Burma. He’s also a regular contract photographer forGreenpeace, documenting the environmental organization’s fight against globalwarming and the logging & whaling industries in the western US, Sarawak, Malaysia,and the Caribbean. Dang has won the MSNBC Editor’s Choice & Reader’s Choiceaward in their 2005 Year in Pictures. He also received Honorable Mention in theAmerican Photo 2007 Images of the Year.www.dangngo.com  ... See more See less

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