Brennan O'Connor

Brennan O'Connor is a freelance photographer based in Southeast Asia, currently working on a photo book on Burma’s border areas. The project has taken him around the region to photograph the numerous rebels, refugees and migrants residing on both sides of the Dividing Lines.

War & Conflict

Violence in northern Myanmar overshadows peace process

Fighting continues in northern Myanmar as Union Peace Conference negotiations commence.

War & Conflict

Displaced by continued fighting in Myanmar's Shan state

Villagers seek shelter in Buddhist monasteries and nursing homes, as ethnic conflicts continue in Myanmar's north.

In Pictures

In Pictures: Booming Yangon

As Myanmar's biggest city becomes more attractive to investors, the poor are squeezed by rising cost of living.

In Pictures

In Pictures: Thailand's bad boy bikers

Members of Thailand's Hells Angels and other motorbike fans gathered for a colourful rally in Chiang Mai.

In Pictures

In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp

Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.

In Pictures

In Pictures: Myanmar's sectarian divide

As riots erupt in northern Shan state, a look at the "Buddhist 969" movement that is promoting anti-Muslim sentiment.


Thousands displaced by Myanmar dam

Huge construction project pits geopolitical rivals China and India against each other, while villagers are pushed out.


On the front line with Kachin rebels

Fighting rages between Myanmar troops and Kachin Independence Army after a 17-year-long ceasefire was broken a year ago.