Olivier Touron (b. 1969, France) followed a university curriculum destining him to teach math when he decided to change course and make his passion his profession. In 1999, he joined EMI-CFD and became a freelance photojournalist.
Based in Arizona since 2019, he freelances with the French and international press (Géo, Libération, L’Humanité, Le Monde, L’Express, VSD, Pèlerin, La Vie, L’OBS, Marie-Claire, Le Temps, STERN, Newsweek Japan, ..).
His personal work on the Tunisian revolution, minors and justice and the Kurds, have been presented in exhibitions and books.
Olivier also leads photography workshops and teaches master’s students in Journalism at the Faculty of Humanities in Lille.