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 MagazineLe MondeNational Geographic TravelerThe IndependentThe Daily Mail UKSTERNL'OBS, Les ÉchosVSD, Phosphore, Fisheye MagazineOutside Magazine and Les Others. It has also been featured on Lensculture, IGNANTOAI13FubizKonbini, L'Œil de la PhotographieMaptia, Il Post, La Repubblica, Business Insider and Finland Today

Clients include: Air France, Ruinart, Chaumet, National Geographic Traveler, Billabong, the Canadian Tourism Commission, Discover Ontario, Discover BC, Olow, Raymond Magazine, BMW, Adobe, Vuarnet Thalys,

Brice Portolano has been a member of the Studio Hans Lucas directed by Wilfrid Estève 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

-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 
-Assignment published in National Geographic Traveler // France (8 pages)
-Arctic Love published on The Independent
-Assignment published in National Geographic Traveler // France (9 pages)
-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 (12 pages)
-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)

Photo assignments

-Photo assignment in Iran for Raymond Magazine // Finland
-Photo assignment in La Loire (France) for National Geographic Traveler // France
-Photo assignment on the French Riviera for National Geographic Traveler // France

Contests/prizes

2016: Coup de cœur du Jury au Prix International des Nouvelles Ecritures 2016
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