Jonathan Saruk

Jonathan is an American freelance photographer currently based between Kabul, Afghanistan and Malmö, Sweden. He is a graduate of the International Center of Photography in New York, NY and also holds a M.A. in print journalism from New York University.

After graduating from ICP in 2008, Jonathan began his photography career by covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and later, by heading to Afghanistan, where his focus has been for the past three years. In Afghanistan he has covered wide range of subject matter from the ongoing war and reconstruction effort to relief work and daily life in Kabul.

During the Arab Spring, Jonathan spent several weeks covering the popular uprisings in Yemen and Bahrain.

Jonathan’s still images have been published in The New Yorker, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Times (London), IO Donna, Le Journal du Dimanche, among others. His video work has been broadcast on HDnet’s World Report.

When not on the road, Jonathan lives in Malmö, Sweden with his wife and children.