ABOUT

Born in Paris in 1991, Brice Portolano is a French photographer working on the relationship between man and nature through documentary photography and adventures in the wilderness. He studied fine arts at la Sorbonne and photography at Les Gobelins in Paris.

His work has been published in numerous publications online and print including GEO MagazineNational GeographicNational Geographic TravelerLe MondeThe IndependentThe Daily Mail UKSTERNL'OBS, Les ÉchosVSD, Phosphore, Fisheye MagazineOutside Magazine and Les Others. It has also been featured on Lensculture, IGNANTFubizKonbini, L'Œil de la Photographie, Il Post, La Repubblica, Business Insider and Finland Today

Selected clients: Air France, Ruinart, Chaumet, the Canadian Tourism Commission, Le Salon de la Photo, Ushuaïa Beauté, Vuarnet, Thalys, Adobe, BMW Canon France.

Editorial assignments for: National Geographic Traveler, VSD Magazine, Raymond Magazine & Monocle UK.

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

Exhibitions

-Group exhibition: "On the Road" @ Fisheye Gallery, Paris (FR) // Nov. 2016
-Group exhibition "6 photographes en quête de paysages" @ Salon de la Photo, Paris (FR) // Nov. 2016
-Solo exhibition: "No Signal" @ Art en Transe Gallery, Paris (FR) // Sept. 2016
-Night projection during La Nuit de l'Année @ Les Rencontres d'Arles (FR) // July 2016
-Group exhibition: "On the Road" @ Galerie le Magasin de Jouets during Les Rencontres d'Arles (FR) // July - Aug. 2016
-Group exhibition Photo Doc @ La Bellevilloise, Paris (FR) // Nov. 2015
-Solo exhibition "Across the Mountains" @ Splendens Gallery, Paris (FR) // June - July 2015

Publications

-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
-Persian Rush published in 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 shortlisted for the Prix Mentor, Perpignan, FRANCE
-Last Frontier on IGNANT
-Last Frontier on Esquire Russia
-Last Frontier published in Last Frontier Magazine (8 pages)
-Exhibition catalogue published by Editions Lemaître (40 pages, ISBN 978-2-9553049-0-7)

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

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)
 

Clients