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Photographers, where are they ?

Story by Pieter Ten Hoopen

In a clinic settled in a refugee camp of the suburb of Khartoum, Pieter Ten Hoopen made the portraits of Sudanese, patients or staffs, far from the non-stop war.

Since the 1960's, Sudan has never met peace. After South Sudan declared its independence in 2011, the situation has got worse, especially into the new State and in the Darfur. Around 35 millions people fled the violences. Among them 2.5 millions found shelter in camps in the fringes of Khartoum.

Mayo camp is one of these camps....

Present Tense
Story : Lorenzo Castore
Trafficking Bolabola rose wood : Madagascar (1/2)
Story : Michael Zumstein
Afghanistan, In the name of honour
Story : Andrew Quilty
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Paolo Verzone
VU'WORKSHOP : LUX: Light Applied to the Portrait

This set is distinctively unique in the photographer’s body of work. Lorenzo Castore expresses through Present Tense his sentimental education. Present Tense brings together photographs gleaned over the years, in his travels and daily life. Troubling but furtive, Lorenzo Castore’s work...


From the poor villages in the Malagasy natural reserve of Masoala to the suburbs of Xianyou, new city in the Fujian province, China, Michael Zumstein traced back to its roots the trafficking of Bolabola rosewood. It is popular due to its incredible density to many rich Chinese buyers that wish to...


The women's condition remains worrying in Afghanistan. GNO WAW (Women for Afghan Women) offers shelters to victims of domestic violences yet. Inside one of them, Austrlian photographer Andrew Quilty has taken the daily life of these women, injuried in the name of honor. In a discreet house in...

March 27th, 28th and 29th, 2015

Light is to the photographer what colour is to the painter: A basic raw material.
Paolo Verzone, a portraitist who produces personal works (Cadets, Ed. De La Martinière) and does commissions (he regularly contributes to Le Monde), is a photographer who excels in...

Peru, the sacred valley of the Incas
Story : Juan Manuel Castro Prieto
World Press Photo 2015
News : Paolo Verzone
Working Class Heroes
Story : Olivier Coulange
The Love Commandos in Delhi
Story : Gaël Turine

From Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, to the sacred town of Machu Picchu, following the stream of the Urbamba river, Peru offer to its visitors an extraordinary panorama as well as a journey through time. Officially discovered in 1911, the ancient city of Machu Picchu remains a...


Paolo Verzone, 3rd Prize stories, Portraits, for ''Cadets''. Cadets est une série de portraits de cadets issus des plus importantes académies militaires d'Europe.


In this set of portraits, Olivier Coulange, who made workers pose head-on and put them in their plants through a double exposure, examines both working class and the ambivalent links that bind the subjects to their work tool. Giving the critical economical situation where fright about recession...


In India, the caste system, religious differences, socio-economic gaps and ancestral traditions of arranged marriages are seen today as a barrier to the freedom to love. The resistance of the families creates many dramas. There are more than a thousand honor killings (mainly women) per year in the...