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    Régina Monfort

    FotoEvidence Press & Independent
    Photo Editor
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
    Nationality: American/ French
    Biography:          Régina Monfort‘s passion for conveying stories through editing and sequencing images stems from her own work as a social documentary photographer.  Since joining the FotoEvidence team in 2010 she has... read on

Richard Sandler's The Eyes of the City reviewed by Serge J-F. Levy for Lens Culture

Thursday, January 5, 2017 | News

Pleased to share Serge J-F. Levy 's perceptive and thoughful review of Richard Sandler's The Eyes of the City.

Editing and sequencing Richard's remarkable photographs taken over 24 years was an exciitng challenge.

Serge Levy wrote: "Unlike many monographs made by street photographers, Richard’s poignant sequencing and the use of juxtapositions in spreads highlights the interdependency of his images. While he may not have been consciously aware of their connection at the time of exposure, his photographs become part of a dense network of interrelated thoughts and political concerns. At times, the sequencing is delicate and quietly suggestive; at others, the photographs unsparingly pound us with unnerving particulars that distinguish living in a metropolis from all other ways of life."

Indeed, in The Eyes of the City there is a relentless need to show the polarity of class and race that on a daily basis is thrust upon urban-dwellers. Richard’s unique photographic approach reveals his fierce compassion yet also his critical commentary;....." read on......


"Signs of Your Identity" selected as one of the most stunning books of 2016

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 | News

Very happy to share that one of the books I edited : Daniella Zalcman's Signs of Your Identity was included on Mother Jones list of standout books of 2016. Thanks to Mark Murmann for his praise of Daniella's work and the book, and for recognizing FotoEvidence's commitment to "publish and support tough but important work".


A good editing year

Friday, December 23, 2016 | News

Humbled and delighted to be the editor of four books released this year: Endurance by Omar Havana, This is My Country by Ingetje Tadros, Signs of Your Identity by Daniella Zalcman all published by FotoEvidence Press  as well as The Eyes of the City by Richard Sandler published by powerHouse Books. Working on each of these books was equally an exciitng journey and collaboration.

powerHouse Books Launch: The Eyes of the City by Richard Sandler in conversation with Mark Bussell and Régina Monfort

Friday, November 25, 2016 | News

 Street photographer and documentary filmmaker Richard Sandler will be joined in conversation with picture editor Mark Bussell and Régina Monfort for an unforgettable event celebrating Richard’s stunning new book.

Wednesday November 30th at 7PM

powerHouse books
28 Adams Street 
Brooklyn, NY 11201


2016 FotoEvidence Book Award exhibit and launch of Signs of Your Identity

Monday, October 17, 2016 | News | Exhibitions | Awards & Features

Dear Visura Community,

The 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award exhibit and launch of Signs of Your Identity by Daniella Zalcman will be held at Saint John the Divine in New York City on October 26th. 

The exhibit features the work of the winner Daniella Zalcman and finalists of the 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award Mario Cruz, Narciso Contreras, Hossein Fatemi and Ingetje Tadros.

Hope some of you will be able to join us!

Talibes: Modern Day Slaves by Mario Cruz/ FotoEvidence Press

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | News

Mario Cruz gained rare access to the dark side of many Koranic schools in Senegal, known as daaras, and captured disturbing but stunning photographs of the lives of young boys subjected to slave-like conditions. The book Talibes Modern Day Slaves documents an alarming social condition for at least 50,000 young boys in Senegal aged between five and 15.

Book launch September 3rd. at 3 p.m at Visa Pour L'image official bookstore La Poudriere.

The book is available for preorder at FotoEvidence


This is My Country by Ingetje Tadros/ FotoEvidence Press

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | News

This Is My Country looks at people standing on the precipice of life: disenfranchised, neglected and now threatened with displacement. It is a permanent record of and bring attention to the plight of Aboriginal communities under threat. It will serve as a call to Australian society to support their First People and end the displacement of their communities.

Book launch September 2nd. at 3 p.m at Visa pour L'image official bookstore La Poudriere.

The book is available at FotoEvidence 


Endurance by Omar Havana/ FotoEvidence Press

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | News

On April 25th, 2015 Nepal was hit by the devastation of Mother Nature: an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 that killed almost 9,000 people and injured more than 22,000. In the aftermath of that fateful day in April, almost three million people were made homeless, as hundreds of thousands of homes and other buildings were turned to rubble. In the months following the earthquake, aftershocks continued to hit the country on an almost daily basis; a magnitude 7.2 hit the country in May adding more devastation.

The book Endurance by Omar Havana is a humble tribute to and a legacy for those who are working hard to see their nation rise again. It tells the story of Nepali people resilience, the story of a life spirit that spreads, like the smiles on their faces, over the streets filled with debris and the ruins of their homes.

The book is available at Visa pour L'Image offical bookstore La Poudriere  and at FotoEvidence 



Thursday, May 5, 2016 | News | Exhibitions

An exhibition I am co-curating in Wilson, North Carolina which features
100 photographers, 100 photographs for 100 days

View article, here

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