French-Italian photographer and journalist, Jean-Marc Caimi works as a
freelance for Redux Pictures. His pictures mostly cover humanitarian and
social topics. In parallel, his career follows a series of intimate and more
personal projects; in 2014 these photographs were released as a book,
“Daily Bread” (T&G Publishing). The same year he also published the book
“Same Tense” (Witty Kiwi Books) with a series of images shared with
colleague Valentina Piccinni.
Some of his latest documentary works include stories about the mentally ill
convicted, the revolution in Ukraine, the daily life of Mafia ruled
neighborhoods in Naples, the consequences over people and environment
of pollution in contaminated areas in Italy, religious pilgrimages in the era
of Pope Francis, the veterans of the war in Libya, the human rights violation
in Azerbaijan, the refugees from North Africa in Lampedusa, the crisis in
Greece, the Zimbabwean refugees illegally crossing the South African
border in search of a new life and many others.
His reportages have been published worldwide in magazines, newspapers
and media such as Time, Newsweek, The Sunday Times, Le Monde
Diplomatique, CNN, Al Jazeera, and many others.
He’s 2014 WPO finalist, has been selected and exhibited in the 2013 Delhi
photo festival, won multiple prizes and exhibited at the 2013 PAA awards in
Czech Republic, included for two years consecutively (2012/13) in the
American Photography prize catalogue, He won the “Biennale di
Videofotografia” in Alessandria (Turin), where his work where showcased.
He has been exhibited during the 2013 Format Festival in Derby (UK), at the
festival Entre Margens in Portugal and in Braga at the Encontros da
Imagem with the project “Daily Bread”.
Photographs from the book Daily Bread in 2014 became three exhibition in
Sweden (Vasli Souza gallery), Japan (Reminders gallery) and Italy
He also worked as the didactic director of a photography course dedicated
to refugees and migrants living in Rome.