Photojournalism

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Jean-Michel Clajot (b. 1971)
is an award-winning photographer whose images have been published internationally in periodicals such Le Monde, CNN.com, National Geographic, Grands Reportages, China News, Newsweek , Time, and others, as an independent documentary photographer. For nearly 25 years, he has focused on intimate stories about African and Asian families and subcultures.

As of July 2006, He joined Cosmos Photo Agency (Paris) for 12 years. In 2019, He joined Redux Pictures agency (New-York) as a worldwide represented photographer, to focus on a combination of long-term personal projects, breaking news and client assignments.

In 2008, the three years project "Scarifications", photographing the Scarifications Culture in Benin, has been published in a book by Yovo Editions and
shown in galleries in Brussels, Paris and Italy. The book was selected in 2008 by National Geographic for the LOOK3 Exhibit in Charlottesville, in the USA.

In 2014, “Born To be a Woman” was exhibited at the Hirado Trading Post Museum in Japan.

His photographic projects have been on show in solo and collective exhibitions in Belgium, France, Japan, Italy. (Cosmos Gallery in Paris, Ikono in Brussels, Arte Foto Festival in Italy, Visa pour l'Image International Festival of Photojournalism...)
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