Pulitzer Center Update

Ryan Libre Receives Nikon Inspiration Award for Myanmar Work

KIA soldiers warm themselves around a coal fire on cold night at Laisin. Image by Ryan Libre, Myanmar, 2009.

KIA soldiers warm themselves around a coal fire on cold night at Laisin. Image by Ryan Libre, Myanmar, 2009.

Ryan Libre has been awarded the 2010 Nikon Inspiration Award for his photographic work on the Kachin struggle for independence in Myanmar. His work for the exhibition, Portraits of Independence: Inside the Kachin Independence Army," was funded in part by a grant from the Pulitzer Center.

The Inspiration Awards are given to the most creative and remarkable works exhibited during Nikon Salon Juna21's annual calendar (from October to September). The award is named after the late Mr. Jun Miki, one of Japan's pioneers in photojournalism.

Learn more about the awards.