Toby Binder, born 1977 in Esslingen, studied at the Stuttgart Academy of Art and Design. Soon he focused his photography on social and political topics. Based in Argentina and Germany he works on assignments and personal projects where he finds his topics in post-war and crisis situations as well as in the daily life of the people.
His work has been awarded internationally, e.g. with the Nannen-Preis in 2017, the Sony-World-Photo-Awards in 2017 and 2019 and the Philip-Jones-Griffiths-Award in 2018. The same year he received an Honorable Mention at the UNICEF Photo of the Year. In 2019 he was winner of the Zeke-Award by the Social Documentary Network and winner of the Felix-Schoeller-Award.