2010 Photo Contest, Portraits, 3rd prize

Jérôme Bonnet

for Libération

27 November, 2009

Mohand Dendoune was born in 1928 in Algeria, at the time a French colony, but has lived in France since the 1950s. He worked first as a manual laborer, later with Renault and then as a gardener at a hospital. Together with his wife and first children, he lived for some time in a small room in the suburbs, later moving to a larger apartment and raising a family of nine. He has never taken out French nationality.

About the photographer

Jérôme Bonnet

Jérôme Bonnet, a photographer born in Lyon, France, shoots personalities from the worlds of cinema, theater, literature, politics, and science. His portraits are found on the pag...

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