Liam Maloney (Canadian, b. 1975) is a Toronto-based documentary photographer working on stories about conflict and forced migration from the Middle East. Central themes in his work are the idea of home and its significance for those who have been displaced, as well as the intersection of technology and intimacy during wartime.
His work has been commissioned and published by The Globe and Mail, TIME magazine, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, CBC, Mother Jones, La Maleta de Portbou, Maclean’s and many others. Maloney’s work has been exhibited at Images: Festival des Arts Visuels de Vevey (Switzerland), Nuit Blanche (Toronto), Moving Walls 23 (New York) and Le Mois de la Photo (Montreal), where his installation won the Dazibao Prize.
Maloney was shortlisted for the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize (2014) and the Lucie Foundation Scholarship Program (2015). He has recently been nominated for the Tim Hetherington Visionary Award and Le Prix Pictet (2016). Previously, he was a nominee for the Joop Swart Masterclass and participated in the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2007. He holds a RISC certificate in battlefield medical response and is a member of the Frontline Freelance Network.