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Benoist’s career has had a strong, clear direction, and his work has won numerous prizes…
Benoist Clouet grew up in a small village in Normandy, France. His parents and grandparents were farmers. In 2014 he published his book
in French and English. It’s an in-depth photographic study of the landscape of the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.
As well as the Arctic, Benoist also specialises in photographing the wild terrain of Scandinavia, Iceland and Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island.
Benoist’s photographs have won numerous prizes, including a gold medal in the 2012 Global Arctic Awards.