Anne Holmes is a photographer, editor, and communications specialist currently based in France.……………………..
A classically trained artist, she received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and moved to Asia in 2005. She has covered conflict, environmental, and development issues in Africa, the Middle East, and Western and Southeast Asia for press and humanitarian outlets. Her work has been published internationally and exhibited at major photography and film festivals, including New York Photo Festival, Geneva Film Festival & International Forum on Human Rights, and Angkor Photo Festival.
She regularly leads media training workshops, and is invited to lecture on subjects related to media and communications.
In 2014 she joined the coordination team at Angkor Photo Festival for its 10th Edition, and in 2015 became Photo and Layout Editor at the Khmer Times, an emergent print and web media platform in Cambodia, for whom she laid out the paper daily, and developed an archiving system as well as designs for the weekly French supplement L’Hebdo.
She is currently working on a personal project.
In 2008, ZDF/Germany and Arte/France aired an exclusive program on Zoom Europa about Anne’s coverage of the post-election violence that shook Kenya that same year. Watch it below:
Anne Holmes is a freelance photojournalist based in Cambodia, specializing in post-conflict, environmental and human rights issues, working largely in Africa, the Middle East and Western Asia for NGO, editorial and corporate clients.