ABOUT

Brice Portolano is a French photographer working on the relationship between man and nature through documentary photography and adventures in the wilderness. He studied photography at Les Gobelins in Paris.

PUBLICATIONS: GEO Magazine / National Geographic Digital / The Guardian / BBC News / The Independent / STERN / Le Monde / L'OBS / Les Échos / VSD Magazine / Phosphore / Fisheye Magazine / Les Others / Gestalten / La Repubblica / Helsingin Sanomat / Outside Magazine / National Geographic Traveler / Business Insider / Vanity Fair UK / Monocle UK / The Big Issue Taiwan.

SELECTED CLIENTS: Air France / Ruinart / Krug / Chaumet / The Canadian Tourism Commission / Le Salon de la Photo / Ushuaïa Beauté / Vuarnet / Thalys / Adobe / BMW / Canon France / GEO Magazine / Vanity Fair UK / National Geographic Traveler.

Brice Portolano has been a member of the Studio Hans Lucas since 2015.

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Exhibitions

2018 Geopolis centre de Photoreportage “No Signal”, Brussels (BE)
2018 Maison de la Photographie, No Signal”, Lille (FR)
2017 Bibliothèque Nationale de France, “No Signal”, Paris (FR)
2017 Fisheye Gallery, “Keep Exploring”, Paris (FR)
2017 Salon de la Photo, “Keep Exploring”, Paris (FR)
2016 Art en Transe Gallery, “No Signal”, Paris (FR)
2016 Fisheye Gallery “On the Road”, Arles (FR)
2015 Photo Doc “Keep Exploring”, Paris (FR)
2015 Splendens Gallery, “Keep Exploring” Paris (FR)

Contests/prizes

2017: Coup de coeur du Jury à la Bourse du Talent #69 Reportage
2016: Coup de cœur du Jury au Prix International des Nouvelles Ecritures
2015: Coup de coeur de l’ANI au Festival de Visa pour l’Image 
2015: Shortlisted au Prix Mentor Session #5 à Perpignan/Visa pour l’Image

Books

-Humains, published by Editions Tana
-The Architecture of sense and taste, published by Blurb for Guillaume Sanchez
-Below Zero, published by Gestalten
-Wildside, published by Gestalten
-Across the mountains, published by Editions Lemaître 

Projections

2017:  Projection au Festival Transizioni (Italie)
2016: Projection à la Nuit de l'Année, Rencontres d'Arles (France)
2016: Projection au Zoom Photo Festival de Saguenay (Canada)

Recent publications & assignments

-Photo assignment in France for Vanity Fair UK (1 spread)
-Photo assignment in Finland for GEO (14 pages)
-Photo assignment in Russia for VSD (6 pages)
-Arctic Love published in The Guardian
-Arctic Love published in GEO Spain
-Solitaire published on BBC News
-Arctic Love published in GEO Wissen (Germany)
-Persian Rush featured on National Geographic US 
-Photo assignment for VSD (Série d'été: 32 pages)
-Photo assignment for Monocle Magazine UK
-Photo assignment for National Geographic Traveler France
-Arctic Love published in The Big Issue Taiwan
-Keep Exploring published in Hiyori Techo (China)
-Interview in Le Monde de la Photo
-Arctic Love published in Les Others
-Arctic Love published in Phosphore Magazine
-Arctic Love published in GEO Magazine
-Back to The Land published on 6Mois
-Photo assignment in Iran for Raymond Magazine 
-Photo assignment for National Geographic Traveler France
-Arctic Love published on The Independent
-Photo assignment for National Geographic Traveler France
-The Cliff Diver published in VSD (4 pages)
-Back to the Land Editor's Pick on Maptia
-Last Frontier published in Skylife Magazine (12 pages)
-Last Frontier published in Planches Contacts Magazine
-Arctic Love on The Daily Mail UK
-Arctic Love on My Modern Met
-The Cliff Diver on Maptia, Konbini & Fubiz
-The Cliff Diver published on Outside Magazine
-Keep Exploring, portfolio in L'OBS (6 pages)
-Last Frontier on IGNANT
-Last Frontier on Esquire Russia
-Last Frontier published in Last Frontier Magazine (8 pages)