About & Contact

BIOGRAPHY

Veronique de Viguerie, multi-awarded French photographer represented by Reportage by Getty and Verbatim Photo Agency, is based in Paris. Having completed a Master’s Degree in Law in France, she studied photojournalism in England. She spent 3 years living and working in Afghanistan. Since 2006, she is covering stories around the world in Iraq, Somalia, Lebanon, Kashmir, Mexico, Algeria, Guatemala, Pakistan, Niger, Nigeria, Mali, Syria etc. Her work « Afghanistan Insh’Allah » was exhibited in Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan, in Paris and in the Scoop Festival in Angers. « The Oil War in Nigeria » was exhibited in Bayeux festival for the war correspondents. Her pictures are regularly published in Paris-Match, the New-York Times Magazine, Newsweek,  El Pais, Stern, Der Spiegel, Figaro Magazine, Geo, Marie-Claire, Mail on Sunday, the Guardian, l’Optimum etc. She was especially noticed for having photographed the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Pirates in Somalia, the Oil Pirates in Nigeria and the Sicaraias (women killers) in Colombia, the MNLA in Mali etc. She bravely takes on these challenging assignments and personal projects in some of the most dangerous places on the planet, often working with her French journalist friend and colleague Manon Querouil. In 2006 she published her 1st book, “Afghanistan, Regards Croises” with Marie Bourreau, in 2011 “Carnets de Reportage du XXIe siècle” and in 2015 « Profession: Reporter » again with Manon Querouil Bruneel. In 2012, she was chosen by HBO to be one of the three photographers to be part of the Witness program for her work on the Arrow Boys in South Sudan.

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CREATIVE WORK AND LICENSING

Veronique de Viguerie
vero2v@gmail.com
+33 (0) 631 760 296

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COMMERCIAL AGENT
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Commercial Director & Founder
Office
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EDITORIAL ASSIGNMENTS

Jay Davies | Senior Photo Editor, Reportage
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EXHIBITIONS

« Stop the Black and White » in Tedex Talk the 5th of October 2014
Theatre du Châtelet, Paris
« The Oil War, Niger Delta » at Bayeux Festival
for the War Correspondants in 2011
« Afghanistan Insh’Allah » at Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan in  2007, Festival du Scoop in Angers in 2008, Cosmos Gallery in Paris

PRIZES – AWARD

  • • 2015: El Mundo Award for Best International Journalism for her career.
  • . 2015: Special prize Paris-Match, Femme en Or
  • • 2014: Special prize Paris-Match, Femme en Or
  • • 2010: Best War Reportage Prize of the Public and the Nikon Prize at Bayeux Festival for the « the War on Oil, in Niger Delta »
  • • 2010: Finalist of the Best Photoreportage by Paris-Match
    • 2009: 3rd prize at the World Press Photo in the Category Contemporary Issues for her work on Feminicides in Guatemala
    • 2009: Finalist at the Sony Awards for her work on « Kushis » in Afghanistan
    • 2007: Young photographer Prize at the Scoop Festival in Angers for « Afghanistan Insh’Allah »
    • 2006: Canon Prize for the Best Female Photojournalist of the Year at Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan
    • 2006: Winner of the Lagardère Grant for The Young Talent
    • 2005: Finalist of the London Times Young Photographer of the Year
    • 2004: Finalist of Paris-Match Young Photo-reporter of the Year
    • 2004: Bronze award for the Photographer of the Year inside Northcliffe Newspaper Group
    • 2003: Student of the Year at the Picture Editor Awards

BOOKS

2015 « Profession: Reporter » with Manon Querouil-Bruneel, La Martiniere Editions

2011 « Carnets de Reportages » with Manon Querouil, Verlhac Editions

2006 « Regards Croises » with Marie Bourreau, Hachette Editions

ARTICLES

www.fisheyemagazine.fr
www.marieclaire.fr
www.thedailybeast.com
www.worldpressphoto.org
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www.newyorker.com
www.hbo.com
www.polkamagazine.com
www.fondation-jeanluclagardere.com
www.theguardian.com
katietardif.com
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www.photoshelter.com