Argentine photographer and video journalist Alejandro Kirchuk (31) was born in Buenos Aires, where is based. His work is mainly focused on personal documentary long-term projects in Argentina and South America.
With his work "Never let you go" about Alzheimer's disease, in 2012 he received a 1st prize in 'Daily life stories' category in the World Press Photo contest. In 2017, he was selected participant for the Joop Swart Masterclass by World Press Photo.
His work has been also recognized by different organizations such as POYi, NPPA, Magnum Expression Award, Ian Parry Scholarship, Terry O'Neill Award, PhotoEspaña, Lumix FotoFestival, among others. In 2012 he was a fellow of the National Funds for Arts in Argentina (FNA).
His photographs are regularly published in different media such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Stern Magazine, ESPN Magazine, Sports Illustrated China, among others.