Tim Dirven - Guatemala, August (1997)

Tim Dirven (b.1968 Belgium) studied photography at the Saint Lucas Institute in Brussels from 1988 till 1992 and at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. In 1994 Tim began working as a freelance photographer, and since 1996 he has been working full time for the Belgium newspaper ‘De Morgen’. He has made reports all over the world, on assignment for magazines and newspapers, the Belgium Red Cross, Medecins sans Frontières,  Handicap International, National Geographic or as personal projects.  Tim won a World Press Photo award for his report about refugees in Afghanistan.

(Verve Photo)