B.1977 Belgian Based in Brussels
While studying journalism, Cédric Gerbehaye choose photography as his particular form of writing. He first travelled to Israel and Palestine during the Second Intifada to document the sense of disappointment and revolt that followed the Oslo Accords. From 2007 to 2010 he investigated in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The photographic essay Congo in Limbo received several international recognitions: The Olivier Rebbot Award from the Overseas Press Club of America, Amnesty International Media Award and World Press Photo, among others.More
He then started to work in South Sudan and charts the birth of the country, and its first setbacks. In 2013 he is invited in residency by the Festival Images Singulières in Sète. The same year he continues to explore new forms and produces the web documentary Broken Hopes, Oslo's Legacy. With D’entre eux Gerbehaye turned, for Mons 2015, European Capital of Culture, to his homeland Belgium where he now develops his first long form film inside the prison of Forest.
His work has been featured in several exhibitions and received grants around the world : Magnum Foundation, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Scam, Journalism Fund. Four books have appeared to date: Congo in Limbo, Land of Cush, Sète#13 and D’entre eux. Images by Gerbehaye are to be found in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Musée de la Photographie in Charleroi, MEP – Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris and at the FoMu – FotoMuseum in Antwerp.Less
Potosí is a disconcerting example of how the economic system that enriches the industrialised world is facilitated by people who will never benefit from it themselves; people who – driven both by the world economy and their own desperate need to survive – are currently in the process of destroying the very place that provides…More
Congo in Limbo is the photographic essay done by Cédric Gerbehaye in the Democratic Republic of Congo resulting from the time he spent there and his rigorous commitment. His viewpoint…More
Since 1830, Belgium brings together two peoples, united by the will of the great powers of the time to create a buffer state. Between Latin and Germanic cultures, it shows,…More
This is Sète in winter. Sète as a discovery in terra incognita for someone who has accustomed us, rather, to distant lands – Palestine, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South…More