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Publication Date

Winter 12-2012




[Hong Kong]

Artist Biography

Jack Picone is an editorial and documentary photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand. He holds a MVA (Higher Dist.) from Griffith University in Australia. He as over two decades of experience working in scores of countries, including some of the world's most dangerous places: Israel, Iraq, Angola, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Soviet Central Asia and Former Yugoslavia. His clients have included, German Geo, Stern, Der Spiegel, The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek, L'Express, Granta, Colors Magazine and various others.

Jack is the receipent of some of photography's most prestigious awards in photojournalism including, The World Press Awards, The Photographer of the Year Awards (POY) and the Mother Jones/Fifty Crows Grant for social documentary photography. Jack's most recent award was a Walkley's Photography Essay Award in 2012. His work has been exhibited and projected several times at the prestigious Visa d' Or Reportage Festival in France. Jack's work has also been exhibited in major national galleries worldwide.

Residence Period

1st Semester 2012/2013


Interdisciplinary Arts and Media | Photography | Visual Studies

Recommended Citation

Picone, J. (2012). 1200 miles: Life and death on the Thai-Burma border. [Hong Kong]: PICONE Books.