Born in France in 1971 Laurent Weyl focuses his work on social documentary and environmental and geopolitic issues.
His investigation work can target challenging human situations such as urban poverty in megapoles as well as socio-ethnological themes, for exemple life in the Aral Sea area.
His work is regularly shown in photo Festivals (Visa, Arles, Vannes…) and exhibitions. He publishes in the French and international press (Figaro Magazine, Geo Voyage, Geo Magazine (France & Allemagne), Flair Italie, El Pais …).
A specialist of South East Asia, Laurent lived 4 years in Viet Nam s(2012-2016).
2014 – Prize- winner, photo documentary award VIPA in the professional category (Austria) / President Hotel
– Second prize winner of the SCAM, in the category “book noticed” (France) / President Hotel
2012 – Prize-winner of the AFD award in the category « best web documentary » (France) / Envahisseurs, soyez les bienvenus !
2005 – Prize-winner of the grant 3PPP ( France)