David Rochkind has been based in Latin America for the past 10 years. His work has appeared in newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times Magazine, Time, Newsweek, Stern, Rolling Stone, Le Monde magazine and others. He has also worked for a variety of NGOs and development organizations, including CARE, The Carter Center, UNHCR and Catholic Relief Services.
Dewi Lewis Publishing recently released his first monograph, "Heavy Hand, Sunken Spirit: Mexico at War," which examines the long-term costs and consequences of the country’s drug war. He also developed his work on the global tuberculosis epidemic into an educational website and curriculum for highschools, teaching about TB and public health in the developing world (www.tbepidemic.org).
His work has been recognized by numerous organizations. He was named as one of of PDN’s “30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch”, and has won awards from the National Press Photographers Association, the World Health Organization, the Magenta Foundation and others.