Greg Constantine is a freelance photographer from the United States. In early 2006, Greg moved to Asia to begin work on his most recent project, Nowhere People, which focuses on the denial of citizenship and the struggles of stateless ethnic minority groups around the world. Since starting his project in 2006, he has documented the struggles of state-less groups from Burma, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka. Malaysia, Nepal. Kenya, Ukraine and most recently. Cote d'Ivoire.
Exhibitions and projections of his work from Nowhere People have been shown at Chobi Mela in Dhaka (2006), the Angkor Photo Festival in Cambodia (2006), the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand in Bangkok (2007), the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (2007), the Apex Gallery in Kuala Lumpur (2009), the Palais de Nations in Geneva (2009), the Pinchuk Arts Centre in Kiev (2010). the Mongkok Pedestrian Zone in Hong Kong (2010) and the Go Down Arts Centre in Nairobi (2010).
Greg has received a number of awards and recognition for his work, including: a nomination for UNICEF Photo of the Year in 2006, 2007 and 2008, as well as awards in Pictures of the Year International (POYi), NPPA Best of Photojour-nalism and PX3. In 2008. work from Nowhere People received an Amnesty International Human Rights Press Award in Hong Kong, the SOPAAward for Feature Photography by the Society of Publishers in Asia and the Harry Chapin Media Award for Photojournalism
In May 2009, Greg and four staff writers from the International Herald Tribune won the prestigious Osbom Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism in Asia for their coverage of Cyclone Nargis in Burma. The prize is presented annually by the Asia Society.
His work on the stateless Rohingya from Burma was named a finalist for the 2009 Getty for Good Grant, and in late 2009, he was awarded an OSI Distribution Grant from the Documentary Photography Project of the Open Society Institute. Over the past five years, he has received commissions from organizations like the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and has collaborated with others like the WFP. Refugees International, Amnesty International and the International Observatory on Statelessness.
Greg is currently based in Southeast Asia.