Diana Markosian is a documentary photographer.
Her photography has taken her from Russia’s North Caucasus mountains, to the ancient Silk Road in Tajikistan, and overland to the remote Wakhan Corridor in northeastern Afghanistan, where she has worked on both personal and editorial assignments.
Markosian’s images have appeared in Boston Globe, Foreign Policy, Foto8, Marie Claire, the New York Times,the Sunday Times, Time.com, and World Policy Journal. Her work has also been exhibited by international organizations such as Open Society Foundations’ Moving Walls 21, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and UNICEF.
Her work has been recognized with awards including Columbia University’s photographer of the year (2010), the National Press Photography Association second place in multimedia (2011), Reuters’ best 100 photos of the year (2011), Marie Claire International Photography Award (2012), The Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant (2013), and Burn Magazine’s Emerging Photographer Fund (2013). The same year, Markosian participated in the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam. In 2014, she was selected as PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch.
Markosian is represented by Reportage by Getty Images.