Liam Maloney is a documentary photographer and videographer based in Toronto. As a journalist, he covers stories in the Middle East and East Africa in addition to reporting on domestic issues. His clients include The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Mother Jones, Maclean's, National Post, Hazlitt, CBC, Vice, The National, NFB, Discovery, ROB, Wondereur, UNHCR, the White Ribbon Campaign and more. His work has been exhibited across Canada in large-format outdoor installations.
Maloney was a participant in the prestigious Eddie Adams Barnstorm workshop, a finalist for the Hot Docs Lindalee Tracey Award and has been nominated for a National Magazine Award. He won a Gold Medal at the 2011 COPA. Forsaken: Syrian Refugees in Lebanon was nominated for Picture Story of the Year at the 2014 NPAC POY. He was recently named a finalist for the 2014 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize. His immersive installation Texting Syria is part of the 2014 Festival Images in Vevey, Switzerland as well as the 2014 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche festival in Toronto, Canada. He is RISC-certified in Battlefield Medical Response and properly equipped for work in hostile environments, and is a member of the Frontline Freelance Network. A central theme emerging in his work is the idea of home and what it means to those who have been displaced.