Jack Picone © Luc Picone
1999, 1st prize singles, Daily Life
Jack Picone is the recipient of several of photography’s most prestigious international awards. These include the World Press Photo Awards, the U.S. Photographer of The Year Award (POY), and the Mother Jones/IFDP Grant for Social Documentary Photography. His work has been exhibited and is held in major galleries and venues worldwide, including the prestigious Visa d’Or Reportage Festival in France, Australian War Memorial, State Library of N.S.W and National Portrait Gallery in Australia.
For the past 25 years, Picone has covered wars and major social issues in Asia, Africa and Europe. He is a co-founder of Australia’s REPORTAGE photography festival, a member of the collective SOUTH, and the founder of Communiqué, which is a series of documentary photography workshops in Asia. He has a master's degree in visual arts and a PhD in documentary photography at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. He also serves as a visiting professor in photography at universities in Australia and Hong Kong.
Picone’s training in photography was using black-and-white film and mastering traditional darkroom print making. Born in Australia, Picone is currently based in Bangkok and works globally.
WORLD PRESS PHOTO INVOLVEMENT
Winning images by location
Jack Picone on Twitter
15 October 2016
@timangerphoto Ha! Yes, it still stands up Tim. Good to have in your collection.
9 October 2016
Has The Thump finally shot himself in the mouth? Oops think I meant foot. https://t.co/Rs4wHLQPFf
3 October 2016
Only in America! "I am a Trumpette...I look at those proofie [?] lips he is wealthy and he is rich".... https://t.co/iL09mOx0FG
1 October 2016
@nytimesphoto "he highlighted the liveliness and sorrow of metropolitan life.".......
1 October 2016
Collaborating creatively with the poet, Kit Kelen.. https://t.co/ZaRQQzFxgD https://t.co/5As43RbDa8