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Iran
IRAN • 1944-2018
LIGHT AND SHADOW

In 2018, photography lost one of its greatest figures. Abbas Attar, who preferred to be called by his…
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France
FRANCE • 1906-2003
TRAVEL IN AN ENLIGHTENED KINGDOM

Mohammed Zahir Shah was the last king of Afghanistan, reigning from 1933 to 1973. In…
Brésil
Brazil - Born in 1980
The Green Gold Rush

Last summer’s images of the Amazon ravaged by huge fires made headlines around the world and…
Iceland
Iceland - Born in 1958
Man and Winter

For Ragnar Axelsson, winter is not coming: winter has always been here. The man known simply as ‘…
France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1994

ECOSYSTEMS

Chloé Milos Azzopardi is a French photographer who lives and works between Paris and the Catalan…
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France
France - Born in 1974
China 0.06.

Because of the presence of such a large quantity of water artificially retained in one place, the Three…
Norway
Norway - Born in 1977
Big Melt followed by Vesteraalen News

In 60 years, China’s largest glacier in the Qilian Mountains has retreated…
Chile
Chile - Born in 1968
Emergency

Seen from the sky, these are small turquoise or emerald lakes glistening in the north of Chile. But upon…
France
France - Born in 1978
The Morbihan Sanctuaries

Nature needs space and time to blossom, regenerate and establish itself in the long term.…
France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1973

THE PROMISE

This project by Jérôme Blin, as part of the second edition of the Ruralité(s) creative…
Sweden
Sweden - Born in 1975
The source of dreams

Intriguing? Terrifying? Charming? Poetic? Melancholic? Pensive? Disturbing? Faced with the…
France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1967

A SHOWCASE FOR THE ISLANDS

The best string to this photographer’s bow is his versatility. The talented…
France
France - Born in 1978
Horizons: Mapping Possibilities

Aglaé Bory is part of a new generation of photographers who place people at the…
United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Born in 1964
This Empty World

“On This Earth, A Shadow Falls, Across the Ravaged Land.” A single expression was not…
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France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1970
THE LAND OF THE PURE

On 27 December 2007, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in Rawalpindi,…
Portugal
Portugal rising from the ashes

In Portugal, huge swathes of agricultural land were abandoned by owners, making way for vast forest areas. As the…
Italie
ITALY • BORN IN 1985

THE WRETCHED AND THE EARTH

Like the wood we can’t see for the trees, this story is about one crisis we can’t…
Russia
Life in the frozen extremes

In Norilsk, Russia, temperatures plummet to -40°C in December and there are 130 days of snowstorms per year. In…
Équateur
Ecuador - Born in 1966
The Hymn of the Andes

Now accustomed to seeing his pictures published in prestigious American magazine National…
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Iran
IRAN • BORN IN 1980
FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES

Gohar Dashti was born in Iran not far from the Iraqi border in the year in which war broke out…
France
Togo: the forest gardeners

According to Togolese folklore, “The tree heals, the tree feeds, the tree regenerates and the tree welcomes the…
Brazil
Brazil - Born in 1980
The revolt of the Indigenous Amazon populations

In Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil, the indigenous populations are…
France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1978

SHARDS OF PEACE

Véronique de Viguerie’s career began at the turn of the 21st century after she first set…
France
France - Born in 1980
The Tears of the Tigris

The Garden of Eden exists and is in danger. Located in Iraq, in the marshlands of ancient…
France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1947


NATURA


There is a phrase that Bernard Descamps is particularly fond of, something that…
Morocco
Morocco - Born in 1996

80 Miles to Atlantis

80 Miles to Atlantis is the second part of Imane Djamil’s work on the historic…
Brésil
Brazil - Born in 1988
Mulheres

Young Brazilian photographer Luisa Dörr won a World Press Photo award in 2019 and has gained recognition…
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Iran
IRAN • BORN IN 1986
PERSIAN IDENTITIES

By her own admission, Maryam Firuzi did not plan on becoming a photographer. This talented Iranian…
France
Harmonies

“Those who dream by day are cognisant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” Photographer Maia Flore, a member of…
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France
The Morbihan sentries

There’s one thing we tend to forget: humans might be responsible for the damage done to our environment, but they are also…
France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1969

HOMO DETRITUS

“The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a geological scandal.” The French photographer…
France-Peru
France-Peru - Born in 1990
Shipibo-Konibo: Healing Plants

In this series produced in 2020, Florence Goupil documents the impact of the…
Estonia
Urban landscapes

Estonian Alexander Gronsky describes himself as a landscape photographer, but never fails to tell a story in his images. His…
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France
In the East, the forests stand defiant


Deforestation knows no borders. It is rampant everywhere, even in Europe.

In…
Ecuador
Ecuador / 1893-1924
The forgotten photographer of the 1920s.

He is one of Ecuador’s greatest photographers. Yet until recently, there…
Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN • BORN IN 1993
UNDER THE VEIL

The Taliban entered Kabul on 15th August last year, after being ousted from power almost…
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Finland
Finland - Born in 1968
Where Sky Meets Ice

Tiina Itkonen set off for Greenland in the 1990s, keen to discover the indigenous peoples of…
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Sweden
Sweden - Born in 1985
Trompe l’oeil

“I like creating photographs that force the viewer to stop for a few seconds to understand where the…
France
France - Born in 1978
Innovators

We live in an age of disruption. This extraordinary, brutal year, marked by an unprecedented global…
France
France - Born in 1993
Les noirceurs du fleuve rouge

Coline Jourdan is a visual artist and photographer. Fully committed to environmental…
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Finland
Finland - Born in 1974
One flew over the photographer’s studio

To produce her bird portraits, Sanna Kannisto travelled from Finland to…
Czech republic
Invasion ‘68: Prague

In 1968, Josef Koudelka was 30 years old. He had just spent six years photographing gypsies and the world of theatre, but…
Russia / the Netherlands
The Arctic: a New Frontier
A joint polar expedition
© Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR for Fondation Carmignac

The Arctic is seen as…
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France
France - Born in 1987
Tangier, the forgotten Island

Sébastien Leban is a freelance photojournalist who is focused on the consequences of…
France
France - Born in 1977
Journey to the centre of the sea

We currently know more about Mars than we do about the ocean depths of our own…
Germany
Germany - Born in 1977
The Guardians of Biodiversity

Ulla Lohmann is a German documentary film-maker, photographer and adventurer with…
Argentine
Argentina - Born in 1958
Pop Latino

The colours are clearly reminiscent of Martin Parr, the humour of Peter Dench, and the images of Andy…
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France
France - Born in 1955
The Incredible Odyssey of the Monarch Butterfly

This is the tale of a journey, of an epic migration rarely seen in…
Afghanistan
1977-2018
AFGHANISTAN

BORN IN 1981
AFGHANISTAN

A PAINFUL HISTORY

Shah Marai started working with AFP…
France-Spain
France-Spain - Born in 1969
Ecuador, the living forest

“For us, the native people of the Amazon, the forest is alive. It is Kawsak Sacha…
Russie
RUSSIA • BORN IN 1994

NOWHERE NEAR

Alisa Martynova is a Russian photographer based in Florence. She has been working on the issue…
Ukraine
The Slavic mindset

Maximishin was born in Kerch, Crimea. This peninsula on the edge of the Black Sea is home to the Russian military fleet and,…
Poland
Ukraine and Kazakhstan: the sense of a nation

This is the story of two countries that freed themselves from the shackles of the Soviet Empire to…
France
France - Born in 1965
True Winter Sports

What drives a surfer to pursue their passion in waters of around 3°C amid the snowy fjords? “…
Chile
Chile - Born in 1975
Patagonia's Cowboys

Taming the untameable at the edge of Patagonia is an adventure worthy of a novel.…
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Sweden
Sweden - Born in 1984
Acclimatisation

Jonathan Nackstrand has travelled the length and breadth of the Far North. “There’s only one place…
Iran
IRAN • BORN IN 1980
DECEPTIVE DAYDREAMS

One glance at the photos that won Ebrahim Noroozi several World Press Photo Awards is enough to…
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Mexico
Mexico - Born in 1974
Dark Horizons

Based in Mexico, Pedro Pardo was awarded a World Press Photo prize in 2019 for his shot of a group of…
Norway
Norway - Born in 1957
Verdant variations

2020 may have kept Tine Poppe physically confined, but her creative force remained as free as…
Russia
The Colours of the Empire

Everything appears so modern and contemporary. Yet Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky’s
photographs were taken between 1905…
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France
TREES


“Without a free press, no fight can be heard.” 
At a time when societies are divided by fake news, which feeds social media…
Russia
The revolutionary eye of constructivism

Constructivism is present in philosophy and the social sciences, as well as in the realm of art where,…
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Brésil
Brazil - Born in 1944
Gold

“The first time I saw the Serra Pelada mine, I was speechless. There was this huge pit before me, almost two…
Finland
Finland - Born in 1950
Here Far Away

Pentti Sammallahti’s photographs are real gems. Not only because his contemplative images are…
France
The man who walked underwater

The world’s final frontiers are not above us in the sky, but beneath us underwater. The oceans cover 70% of our…
Iran
IRAN • BORN IN 1988
SANDY LANDSCAPES

Sistan & Baluchistan Province is Iran’s largest province, located in the south-east of the…
Inde
INDIA • BORN IN 1986


INDIAN NIGHT

With 1.38 billion people living in the country, India is the second most populous…
United States
United States - Born in 1977
God's Honey

In Mayan culture, bee-keepers believe that bees are a gift from the god Ah Muzen Cab and…
Poland
The last black faces of Poland

The mining industry was long considered a source of national pride in Poland. It is now, however, in decline in…
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France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1988

BORDER(S)


Borders are a human construct – a fact no one can deny. They are shifting and evolve with…
France
11TH EDITION
OPENINGS

Each year, through the eyes of photographers, the Festival’s exhibitions offer us a window on the world, showing…
Russia
Saint Petersburg, the City of Shadows

“Alexey Titarenko is not interested in action or exterior events, but in the melody of an inner state. He…
Russia
Restricted Areas

Higher, stronger, better… People are always tempted to acquire more than they already have, to accomplish more than they’ve…
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Brésil
Brazil - Born in 1965
Beyond Reality

This Brazilian photographer creates some dizzying images. Fortunately, however, most of them are not…
Italy
Borderline,
Frontiers of Peace

For the last ten years or so, Valerio Vincenzo has travelled the European borders, the 20,000 kilometres…
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France
FRANCE • BORN IN 1987


AT THE HEART OF THE LARGEST FRENCH SANCTUARY

The largest French glacier? No, forget Chamonix! It’s…
France
France - Born in 1994
Researth

Brieuc Weulersse is a French photographer based in Brussels. Having discovered collapsology (the study of…
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Italy
The tourism of climate change

The Dolomites ski resort in Italy, the River Jordan, the Dead Sea and Greenland all have something in common: they…