San Francisco-born Andrea DiCenzo (b.1985) is a freelance photographer currently based in Erbil. After completing a Master's in Photography at the London College of Communications, DiCenzo shot her first major campaign for Stella Artios (2012). The campaign, produced for the Russian market, was shot in eleven locations around the world. Since then, DiCenzo has focused more on documentary photography. She has worked for UK-based charity, A Partner In Education (APIE), in Rwanda, the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists (AECR) in Gaziantep, and has had her work in Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, and the West Bank published in multiple online publications. Dolly (2013), her examination of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, was shortlisted for the ICA's Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2013.
Her work focuses on humanitarian issues throughout the Middle East, with an emphasis on war and conflict. After relocating to Jerusalem in 2014, DiCenzo reported from Gaza during the 2014 summer war, and continued to report of the ongoing violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank following the war.
Her work has been published in Le Monde, Al Jazeera English, USA Today, Middle East Eye, The Telegraph, Dagbladet Information, The National, New Zealand Herald, Huffington Post, Dazed Digital, amongst others.
DiCenzo has shot video news packages for MSNBC, Al Jazeera Plus, Discovery Digital Network, and others.DiCenzo is a member of Frontline Freelance Register.