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Lima by Noah Addis


Noah Addis been working as an artist, photojournalist and documentary photographer for more than fifteen years. His work has been published in major publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, People, US News & World Report, Life’s Year in Pictures and many others.

Addis graduated Magna Cum Laude from Drexel University in Philadelphia with a degree in Photography. They also studied at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

Soon after graduation, they was hired as a staff photographer at the Star-Ledger newspaper in Newark, NJ. While at the newspaper they done plenty of major projects. In 1999 they worked on a narrative about the growth of Christianity in Africa. In 2001 they covered the 9/11 terrorist assaults, first at the Pentagon & later in New York. In 2003 they travelled unilaterally to Iraq to document the immediate aftermath of the fall of Baghdad. In 2006 they produced a series of large-format portraits & architectural photo- graphs of an American high school. In 2007 they told the story of a relatives after the father, a police offi- cer, was shot in the line of duty.

Addis was part of a team awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in 2005 for coverage of the resignation of New Jersey�s Governor. They was awarded the New Jersey Photographer of the Year award times & was the runner-up in the portfolio section of the National Press Photographer�s Association Best of Photojournalism contest. Addis has won several awards in the Pics of the Year International contest.

They is now freelancing & is represented by the Corbis picture agency in New York. In 2010 they had a solo exhibition of his work at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies & was awarded a career development fellowship by the Middle for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia.


Addis� current work focuses on people living in squatter communities & casual settlements in the world�s major cities.