Andrei Liankevich was born in Grodno in 1981 and is currently based in Minsk. He has worked with the European Press Photo Agency (EPA), the Anzenberger Agency and many others. In 2008, Andrei joined SPUTNIK, a collective of young photographers. His works have been published in such international media as the New York Times, Le Figaro, Newsweek, Die Zeit, Spiegel, GEO, Vanity Fair, the Reader’s Digest and the International Herald Tribune, and presented in more than 60 exhibitions across Europe, Asia and the USA. In 2010 his first book, about Belarusian Pagan traditions, was published. Andrei’s work has won several prizes; he was counted among the 15 most influential Belarusian artists between 2000 and 2010. He’s also organised a World Press Photo Exhibition, and set up the Month of Photography in Minsk.