Benoit Chattaway (born November 2nd, 1986) is a photographer based in Brussels.
French and English citizen, he grew up in France, the US, the UK and Belgium - where he has graduated with a degree of photography from INRACI (Institut National de Radioélectricité et de Cinématographie) in Brussels. In parallel with his personal projects, he then began his career as freelance photographer, with various assignments on a national and international level, delivering portraits, reproducing artwork and editing photos for agencies and photographers.
From 2013 till the end of 2014, he moved to Lebanon where he worked within the context of the Syrian refugee crises. In the resulting Land of the displaced, Benoit explores with a large format camera the
living conditions and status of the refugee population in relation with the hosting community and the physical and socio political landscape.
During 2006 and 2007, Benoit went regularly to the French town of Calais to document the living conditions of asylum seekers and migrants who tried to reach England. The documentary essay received the honors by INRACI jury and won the first prize of the Fortis photo awards.
- Still life