Afghan Schoolhouse

PhotographerPhilip Cheung
PrizePress / General News
Entry Description

Helmand, Afghanistan - June 12, 2010: Afghan boys study in a makeshift school house inside a US Forward Operating Base in the town of Dahaneh in Helmand Province.

About Photographer

Philip Cheung (b.1979) is a photographer currently based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Philip relocated to the Middle East in 2007 and has worked extensively in the region on commissioned and self-initiated projects. In 2010 Philip was selected as an emerging photographer by the Magenta Foundation and was chosen to exhibit his work at the 2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hanover, Germany. He was also awarded by Communication Arts, Photo District News and American Photo 26.