Guillaume Herbaut has dedicated himself to photographing historical places filled with symbols and memory. He is a founding member of L’Oeil Public. His work Tchernobylsty won the Kodak Critics Prize in 2001 and was published at Le Petit Camarguais in October 2003. Herbaut also won the Fuji Book Prize the following year. Herbaut has been a recipient of a grant from the French Ministry of Culture and 3P. Visa pour l’Image exposed his work Shkodra in September 2004. The same year, Herbaut was winner of the Lucien Hervé Prize.

Herbaut’s works have been exposed at the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris in 2005, at “la Maison Rouge” and Foto España in 2007, and at the Silverstein gallery in New York in 2008. He won second prize in the World Press Photo competition in 2008 for Contemporary Issues, and again in 2012, in the Portrait Singles category.

Herbaut has produced documentaries for French Radio and been a teacher and mentor in workshops in Spain, Switzerland, and France.

He is represented by INSTITUTE for Artist Management.

Last Updated: April 3, 2014