Pierre Marsaut was born in France and is now based in Athens, Greece. For the last seven years, Pierre traveled frequently from his base in Sofia, Bulgaria to photograph in places such as Turkey, Ukraine, the Balkan region, the West Bank and East Africa. In 2011, he began documenting immigration in Europe with a focus on refugees fleeing war-torn countries. From 2013 to 2015, Pierre was a freelance contributor for Reuters News Agency in Bulgaria. His pictures have been published in the The International New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, Der Spiegel, Le Monde and l’Express amongst others. Pierre works regularly as a set photographer on French movies and documentaries in countries such as Lebanon, Greece and Bulgaria.
Exhibitions and Price
2017 - Finalist Vilnius Photo Circle for « the Long Road »
2016 - Shortlisted IL Reportage photojournalism Award for « the Long Road »
2016 - Travelling exhibition « the Long Road » in Spain
2016 - Winner of the Louise Weiss price for "Contre les migrants, un mur fend la campagne bulgare" for « Le Monde »