Ilir Tsouko

[Berlin] - Freelance Photographer

Ilir is a Germany-based freelance photographer and a current student of documentary photography & photojournalism at Hannover’s University of Applied Sciences and Arts.  He was born in 1990.

Moved by the plight and humanitarian crises experienced by the refugees throughout Europe’s worse refugee crisis since World War II, prompted Ilir to accompany them from Greece through Macedonia, Serbia and onto Hungary, a journey that took him 10 days by means of foot, bus and train supported and guided by VXPictures.

Ilir’s work has been published by notable publications including ‘Middle East Eye‘ and

He speaks and writes fluent German, Greek, English and Albanian languages.