Antoine Jonquière is a French social documentary and portrait photographer. Driven by research led self-initiated projects, his work aims to explore countries and cultures through the relation existing between tradition and modernity.

Shot in the neighbourhoods of Jamestown and Usshertown in Accra - Ghana, Western Africa, his latest project: Pride of Ussher documents amateur and professional Ghanaian athletes and their passion for boxing.

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Contact

Email: antoine.jonquiere@gmail.com / Contact directly for commissions & available prints.

- Currently in Tanzania


Exhibitions

2019 - September: Africa Photo Festival ; Group show, National Black Theatre - New York, USA

2019 - July: State of the World ; Group show, Espace Beaurepaire Gallery - Paris, France

2019 - February: Pride of Ussher ; Solo Exhibition, James Town Gallery - Accra, Ghana

2018 - April: Colors of Ceylon ; Solo Exhibition, Alliance Française - Colombo, Sri Lanka


Press


2019 - Pride of Ussher featured in Otimo Journal

2019 - Publication on Dazed and Confused

2019 - Pride of Ussher featured in Suitcase Magazine

2019 - Photo Vogue - Picture of the Day / April 2019

2019 - Publication in GEO Magazine

2019 - Pride of Ussher featured in Quartz Africa

Awards

2019 - International Photography Awards: Honorable Mention - Portrait Category

2019 - PX3|Prix de la Photographie Paris: Winner / State of the World / Social documentary
(Juror: Steve McCurry)

2019 - B&W Child Photo Competition: Winner / Portrait category - 3rd Prize / Documentary

2018 - International Photography Awards: Honorable Mention - People Category