Athikhom Saengchai is a Thai documentary photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand.
With his educational background in German studies, Athikhom has pursued a career in academia and international development organizations, which encompasses extensive working experience from international affairs, political and social development, peaceful conflict solution to cultural affairs, digital preservation of cultural heritage and memory.
Athikhom has applied his cross-cultural and interdisciplinary experience to his photography projects focusing on overlooked political, social, and cultural issues. He is particularly interested in underrepresented ethnic minorities and endangered culture. Through documentary photography and storytelling, he aims to raise awareness of these problems, promote a better understanding of and minimize biases against marginalized minorities as well as preserve their cultural heritage and memory.
His works were published in National Graphic, National Geographic Traveler US, National Geographic Thailand, National Geographic Traveller India, Lonely Planet, The Culture Trip and several travel and news websites.