In January 2018, he won the first prize at “Rendez-vous Image” of Strasbourg (France) for a serie called “Once I had a life”. In february 2018 he was selected as “Honorable mention” in the category of editorial documentary at “International photographer of the year”.
Since 2012, Alexandre Gouzou has been a portrait photographer for the press, including magazines such as Le Monde des Religions, Sciences et Avenir, La Croix and Jeune Afrique. He also works as a photographer for corporate projects.
Prior to 2012, he was an assistant film director for Manoël de Oliveira, Raoul Ruiz, Anne Fontaine and Gérard Zingg, collaborated on script-writing for plays by Joël Pommerat, (Les évènements, Treize étroites têtes, Présences) and wrote a collection of short stories entitled J’aurais voulu que tout soit autrement (I wish it hadn’t turned out this way), published in 2003 by Liana Lévi editions.
He has been passionate about photography since he was a teenager.