Documentary Photography: Through the Lens
date: February 20, 2014
location: Villa Sassetti
 
Paolo Woods
 
Photojournalist

Paolo Woods is a documentary photographer. He was born of Canadian and Dutch parentage. He grew up in Italy, lived in Paris, and is now based in Haiti. He focuses on long-term projects that blend photography with investigative journalism. Woods’ work is regularly featured in international publications, and he has had solo exhibitions. He has received various prizes including two World Press Photo Awards, the Alstom prize for Journalism, the GRIN prize in Italy, the Open Society’s Moving Walls, and a grant from the Magnum Emergency Fund.