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Bénédicte Desrus (France, 1976) is an award-winning documentary photographer based in Mexico City and working worldwide. She is represented by Sipa Press USA and has worked throughout Europe, East Africa, the United States and Latin America.
She focuses on humanitarian and social issues around the world.
Her work has appeared in Harper’s magazine, The New York Times, Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Toronto Star, Le Monde, Courrier International, Internazionale, Aftenposten, De Volkskrant, Udvikling, Esquire, Marie Claire, Grazia, Elle, Henne, L’Equipe Magazine and Néon, among others.
Her photographs are published in the book: “40 years of Photojournalism: Generation Sipa” by Michel Setboun & Sylvie Dauvillier, © 2012, Éditions de La Martinière – France.
She coauthored the book “Las amorosas más bravas” (“Tough Love”), released in march 2014. The seven-year-long project documents the lives of the women living in the Casa Xochiquetzal, a shelter for elderly sex workers in Mexico City.
She has earned numerous awards and distinctions including:
2014 The Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), Honorable Mention
Mexico City , Mexico ( MEX )
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