Tim McKulka is an American photographer, editor and multimedia storyteller. Born in Michigan and raised in New Jersey, Tim received a B.F.A. in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He covered Northern Ireland, Haiti, Liberia, Cambodia, Mexico and the US from his New York base before moving to Sudan in 2006.
Tim spent five years covering the political and societal transformations taking place in Sudan. The culmination of this work was the publication of the book, We’ll Make Our Homes Here: Sudan at the Referendum. He then spent two years working with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports in the Government of South Sudan producing A Shared Struggle: The People and Cultures of South Sudan, a project designed to help build national unity and promote respect for diversity.
Throughout his career, Tim has been fascinated by issues of identity and how external factors and influences can shape and reshape a person’s relationship with themselves and the wider world.