Chris Garvi Boxing

“Boxing” is one of the first projects I undertook as “self imposed assignment” back when I was 20 or 21, I can’t remember. It seems ages ago. For this project I spent 8 months exploring and documenting the life of a tiny boxing club in a small town of the south of France.

There are no superheroes in this world and I believe each one of us has got a fundamental role to play while being down here – That’s the reason why I’m so very much interested and curious about people, anonymous people…”

Chris Garvi is an Independent photographer based in Marseille, south of France. Mostly focused on street photography, Chris works on stories, documentary or imaginary, paying a particular attention to the way narratives unveil within a single frame.

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Monthly Photo Contest

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2021 VISUAL STORYTELLING AWARD Deadline: 31 January 2021

"Photography is by nature a documentary art." - August Sander

The art of visual storytelling encompasses a wide range of possibilities with at its heart, the will to tell a story.

From classic social documentary to imaginative storytelling: this month we are seeking visual artists aiming to captivate and share their stories with conviction.

Portrait, street, documentary, landscape: All approaches are valid. Enter now and show us YOUR stories!


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