Marc-André Pauzé is an award-winning photo reporter whose mission is to explore, document and share the human story by means documentary photography and watercolour sketches, to inform, honour and reminisce. His journeys provided him with suitcases full of stories, sketches and photographs. His tales of the human condition are told through his eyes, his heart, his pencils and his camera lens. His work has been featured in such publications as the International Herald Tribune, Libération, The Globe and Mail, Harvard School of Public Health’s World Health News and the Gesca Group. He also worked on an Amnesty International world campaign.
He now works as an independent photographer after his partnership with Sipa Press. His creative process, even if based on photojournalism roots, is exploring other territories as a kind of storytelling.
2011 - Independent Journalism Award - Finalist, 2011 - Independent Journalism Award - Finalist
November 2014 - Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik, Qc, Canada. Jimmy and Paulussie Jarraruse, two Inuit hunters are scouting the upriver area of the George River estuary in their wooden canoe for seals.
July 24 2012 - George River, Nunavik, Canada. The rescue team jump in joy when they finally hear the helicopter arriving after more than two hours without news from the helicopter progression. All morning, the communication systems (short wave and satellite) were working on and off. The night before, an Inuk woman, Alice Annanack was attacked by a polar bear. In spite of her fighting the bear and her husband killing the animal, Alice suffered severe injuries on her scalp and her right hand was crushed and broken.
Rosalyne Mathias, 60, crushed by emotions, takes a moment to hug the tree that grew at the exact spot where she had a miscarriage, 43 years ago, after having made a circle of cedar leafs around the tree. After many sexual agression between age 15 to 17, she got pregnant. 43 years later, she return on the site with the hope to find peace.
Addressing to her lost child … and to her lost childhood.