Marko Drobnjakovic (2019) is a freelance documentary photographer and videographer based out of Belgrade, Serbia. He has covered international breaking news, sports and enterprise events as a photographer and videographer for AP and other outlets in Europe and the Middle East. His long- term photography projects include work on stories related to the Iraq conflict, the turmoil and subsequent escalation of conflict in Ukraine, the rise and fall of ISIS in northern Iraq, the refugee crisis in Europe and the aftermath and consequences of the Yugoslav wars. Marko has worked on feature assignments for publications and clients that include The Associated Press, NBC, MSF, International Rescue Committee, Der Spiegel, El Pais and The New York Times. Awards and grants include 2017 Magnum Foundation Grant, 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Breaking News Photography, 2018 Yunghi Kim Grant, 2019 Aftermath Project Grant finalist and a 2019 Ochberg Fellowship.
As a Logan Nonfiction Program fellow, Marko will be working on “The Last Yugoslavs,” a photographic project that attempts to document the consequences of a violent collapse of a society by exploring the factors that shape identity and memory in former Yugoslavia.