About Steven Achiam

Steven Achiam b. 1976

Steven Achiam is a reportage photographer whose work concentrates on human rights.

He was honored by the Unicef Photo jury for his work on sumo culture and by World Press Photo Awards for an image of a migrant worker. For his contribution to the website Face The Climate he received the Multimedia as well as TV-Photographer of the year prize by the Danish Press Photo Jury.
Published in Die Zeit, Vanity Fair, Stern VIEW (Germany), Die Volkskrant (Netherlands), Information, Amnesty International, Ud&Se and Børsen (Denmark), VG and Inssikt (Norway).

Steven is co-founder of Story Engine, a story development company. The upcoming documentary Afghan Journey is coming out in Danish schools in 2014 supported by the Danish Foreign Ministery and Ministery of Education as well as Safe The Children. In the documentary the student is a journalist reporting about unaccompanied refugees.

Since 2007 he has been a staff photographer at Børsen, Danish Business daily and Magazine.

He is represented by
by Agentur Focus in Germany
by Polka Galerie in Paris
by Ilex in Italy