{"id":"72","title":"Stephen Dupont","description":"


Stephen Dupont is an Australian\r\ndocumentary photographer who has produced a remarkable body of visual work;\r\nhauntingly beautiful photographs of\r\nfragile cultures and marginalized peoples. He captures the human dignity of his\r\nsubjects with great intimacy and often in some of the world\u2019s most dangerous\r\nregions. His images have received international acclaim for their artistic\r\nintegrity and valuable insight into the people, culture and communities that\r\nhave existed for hundreds of years, yet are fast disappearing from our world. <\/p>\r\n


Dupont\u2019s\r\nwork has earned him photography\u2019s most prestigious prizes, including a Robert\r\nCapa Gold Medal citation and the Olivier Rebbot Award for Photography from the\r\nOverseas Press Club of America; a Bayeux War Correspondent\u2019s Prize; and first\r\nplaces in the Australian Walkleys, World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year\r\nInternational. In 2007 he was the recipient of the W. Eugene Smith Grant for\r\nHumanistic Photography for his ongoing project on Afghanistan. In 2010 he\r\nreceived the Gardner Fellowship at Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology\r\n& Ethnology.<\/p>


His\r\nwork has also featured in The New Yorker, Aperture, Newsweek, GQ, French and\r\nGerman GEO, Le Figaro, Liberation, The Sunday Times Magazine, The New York\r\nTimes Magazine, Stern, Time and Vanity Fair.<\/p>


Dupont\r\nhas held major exhibitions in London, Paris, New York, Sydney, Canberra, Tokyo,\r\nand Shanghai, and at Perpignan\u2019s Visa Pour L\u2019Image, China\u2019s Ping Yao and\r\nHolland\u2019s Noorderlicht festivals. <\/p>


Dupont\u2019s\r\nhandmade photographic artist books and portfolios are in selected collections\r\nof the National Gallery of Australia, National Library of Australia, National\r\nGallery of Victoria, Australian War Memorial, The Library Of Congress in\r\nWashington DC, The New York Public Library, British Library, Harvard Fogg\r\nMuseum, Berlin and Munich National Art Libraries, Stanford University, Yale\r\nUniversity, Boston Athenaeum, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and Joy of Giving\r\nSomething Inc.<\/p>\r\n\r\n