The Everyday Projects
French born in Madagascar, studied Politics and Economics in Montreal University and graduated from the International Center of Photography in New York. Represented by INSTITUTE
Photographer and filmmaker who has worked in Africa, Asia, Europe and the USA for publications such as: The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, The Guardian magazine, 6 MOIS, The Observer magazine, Granta, Wall Street Journal magazine, the Sunday Times magazine, Monocle, New York magazine, Conde-Nast Traveler, The New York Times magazine among others.
Received a PDN photography Annual Award, nominated to the 2012, 2013 & 2015 Pictet Prize and Winner of POPCAP12 Prize for Contemporary African Photography.
Directed a number of short documentaries for CNN inside Africa program and worked as a cameraman on "Dying to tell the story", a 90 minutes CNN documentary which was nominated for an Emmy award and directed "Peter Beard scrapbooks from Africa & beyond" produced by CANAL + on the American artist, which was screened at the Sundance film festival and shown on TV channels worldwide.
Lives between Paris and Nairobi and has been a contributor to Vanity Fair magazine since 2002, covering a wide range of stories and portraits, from the conflict in North Uganda, with Christopher Hitchens, to the haute couture shows in Paris.
His last story being the now famous "Agony & Ivory" on the African Elephants and the ivory trade which brought needed attention worldwide to the genocide elephants are facing on the African continent.
His last book Mosquito Coast - Travels from Maputo to Mogadishu published by Hatje Cantz will be released in Dec 2015