“History of art is a history of great things neglected and ignored and mediocre things being admired. At different times things are different. The history of photography is a history of changes.” –Saul Leiter (more…)
Monique Jaques is a photojournalist based in Istanbul. She has spent the past four years focused on documenting issues in the Middle East as well as Afghanistan and India.
After graduating from New York University’s Photography and Imaging program she traveled extensively through the region and landed in Turkey. Recently her project ‘Gaza’s Girls” was shortlisted for the 2013 Photocrati grant. In 2012 selected as one of the recipients of the PROOF Award for the Emerging Photojournalist for her work in Post-War Libya and featured in the Bursa Photography Festival. She was also featured in the Ian Parry Scholarship show in 2009 and received an Honorable Mention for the 2008 New York Photo Awards.
Her work has been published by The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, The Economist, GEO, The Guardian, and CNN, among others. She is represented by Corbis Images.