Nanda Gonzague studied at the Nicephore Image School in Montpellier, France. A decisive training course in Rapho agency with whom he worked for three years allows him to discover the world of photo agencies. In 2002, he co-founded the Collective of photographers Transit. For several years he get involved in personal works, he's interested in phenomena mostly focusing on construction and dislocation of society and people. His own projects are diffused in press magazine, exhibitions or screenings. He's long term work about Armenia was exhibited in Rome for the Fotoleggendo Festival in 2008, Festival Promenades Photographique de Vendome in 2012, Paris Photo in 2012, and several screenings: Tbilisi Open Air Photo Fest (Georgia, 2010), Les Rencontres de Arles/Night of the year (Arles, 2009, 2012). He works regulary with french and international press. In the same time, he was trainning numerous of photographic workshops in Armenia, France, Spain etc. In 2013, he has been granted by the French National Center of Plastic Arts for a new project about Ethiopian society in transition. In 2014, he presents his project Hayastan at the Nicéphore Nièpce Museum in Chalon sur Saône (France).
In 2015, After 13 years of shared adventures, he left Transit collective to focus on his personal projects. He launches the release of the book Hayastan, published by sun/sun editions. In the end of 2015, he will take part in La France Vue d’Ici (Médiapart/ImageSingulières) to realise a project focus on Asbestos in France until 2016, which will mark the 20th anniversary of the banning of asbestos in France.
2013 - National Center of Plastic Arts Grant, France, 2008 - Special mention Exchange Prize Fotoleggendo, Italy
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