Guillaume Bonn: Malagasy, b. 1970
Guillaume Bonn is third generation of a French family all born in Madagascar. He studied Economics and International Politics at Universite de Montreal and Universite du Quebec a Montreal and graduated from the International Center of Photography in New York.
For the last 20 years, he has reported on conflict, social and environmental issues. He and writer Marc Lacey were the first journalists to cover the Darfur crisis from inside Sudan for The New York Times and uncovered the sexual abuses committed against children in Congo by United Nations peacekeepers.
Bonn is the recipient of a PDN award, the POPCAP12 for African Contemporary Photography, a grant from the Pulitzer center for crisis reporting in 2014 and was nominated to the Pictet Prize in 2012, 2014 and 2015. He is the author of three photographic books, including his first monograph; Le Mal d’Afrique: A Journey into Old and New Africa.
His work has been published by The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The New York Times, Monocle, 6MOIS, Departures, Conde Nast Traveler, Time, Newsweek, Intelligent Life magazine, The Economist, Tatler, Harpers Bazaar (UK), New York Magazine, Outside and others.