Jack Picone is an editorial and documentary photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand.
He holds a MVA, (High Dist.) from Griffith University in Australia.
He has over two decades of experience working in scores of countries, including some of the world’s most dangerous places: Israel, Angola, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Soviet Central Asia and Former Yugoslavia.
His clients have included, German Geo, Stern, De Spiegel, The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek, L’Express, Granta, Colors Magazine and many others.
For the last decade Jack has been committed to documenting the pandemic of HIV/AIDS for the London-based Terence Higgins Aids Trust as part of the huge “Positive Lives’ project.
Jack is the recipient of some of photography’s most prestigious awards in photojournalism including, The World Press Awards, Photographer of The Year Award (POY) and the Fifty Crows Grant for social documentary photography. Jack’s most recent awards include a UNESCO Documentary Award for 2006 and 1st Place in the PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris Awards 2009.
His work has been exhibited and projected several times at the prestigious Visa d’ Or Reportage Festival in France.
Jack works on global assignments and is the founder of The Jack Picone Photography Workshops, a series of regular photojournalism workshops tutored by world-renowned photographers focusing on the Asian region.