By Tomas Van Houtryve <p>
van Houtryve is the author of Behind the Curtains, a book
documenting the last holdouts of 21st century communism. He is the recipient of
over 20 photography awards and a member of the VII Photo Agency. His work on North Korean borders was sponsored by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, and the journalism financing site www.emphas.is.