Kalaripayattu, the genesis of martial arts
The motherless generation
Nepali Honey Hunters
Back in Montreal
I am back home in Montreal, Canada after 6 months of travel. After catching up with life, I am now completely available for assignments
Apr 27, 2023
In Paris in February
I am in Paris in February and am available for assignments ! I will be covering upcoming protests and social issues. If you are a photo editor living in Paris, I would also love to grab a coffee with you !
Feb 2, 2023
In Nepal until March !
I will be in Nepal until March to work on a personal project, and I am available for assignment in the country but also in India as I have a visa for this country as well ! Feel free to contact me on ig @adilboukind or firstname.lastname@example.org Whatsapp number : +1 514-503-8029
Dec 16, 2022
for Kidsweek Netherland ; portrait of Manisha Gupta, daughter of a Nepali worker dead in Qatar
For the past two weeks, I have been in Nepal, documenting the return and "non-return" of workers from this country who have gone to Qatar in hopes of supporting their families. Working on the infrastructures in order to prepare the hosting of the World Cup on November 20th, a significant amount of workers is coming back injured and or in coffins. Pictured here is 10-year-old Manisha...
Nov 10, 2022
The Taj Mahal on the cover of Le Devoir
My colleague Sandrine Vieira and I are in India for Le Devoir to cover health and environment related issues. While traveling we decided to cover the struggle of the merchants in the Taj Ganj neighborhood, located in a 500m perimeter around the the Taj Mahal, and a supreme court decision forcing them to close. I will in Nepal at the end of the month, and I am ready for assignment.
Oct 18, 2022
In South Asia this winter
Sep 20, 2022
Wellington street for Le Devoir
I recently documented the Wellington Street for the French Canadian newspaper Le Devoir. I always enjoy working on more creative assignment and I am super happy with the final product !
Jul 20, 2022
Viggo Mortensen for Le Devoir
I was lucky to photograph the amazing actor Viggo Mortensen yesterday an make the cover of the newspaper Le Devoir. Mortensen was in Montreal yesterday for the release of the new David Cronnenberg's movie "Crime of the Future".
Jun 1, 2022
Exhibition : The honey Hunters
My photographs are now exhibited at the Maison de la culture de Mercier, until April 14th. This series is my first personal project and I am extremely happy to see it now live for audiences to experience. Maison de la culture Mercier | Art galleries - Montréal Montréal's "maisons de la culture" (cultural centres) are dedicated to promoting...
Mar 16, 2022
Financial Times: Portrait of Jason Aintabi
I took the portrait of Jason Aintabi,chief investment officer of Blackwells Capital, in his home in Montreal for the Financial Times. Thank you Josh, the FT picture editor, for letting me take the photos on 120 film, and finally huge thanks to @diversifyphoto for helping me get discovered.
Feb 21, 2022
The Globe and Mail: a Portrait of Olympic Diver
Right before the end of 2021, I had the chance and honor to sign my first picture in the Canadian newspaper's The Globe and Mail. Thank you the amazing Globe's editor Clare Vander Meersch as this assignment was a collaborative effort between two journalists and four photographers. A troubling number of Canadian Olympians are bingeing, purging and starving themselves. Inside the...
Jan 4, 2022
A year with Le Devoir
As another year ends (and a weird one), the French Canadian Le Devoir devotes one of its page to showcase some of my pictures I have made for it along 2021. While I dedicate to this website my documentary work, I also have to pleasure to photograph as a "pure" photojournalist when I am in Canada.
Dec 24, 2021
Full member of Diversify photo
I am happy to announce I have become a Full member of Diversify after two years in the Up Next Roaster. This news humbles me as I try to improve my photography. While the road ahead is still long and will probably never end, being approved my peers is a true honor. Diversify Photo
Dec 3, 2021
Exhibited at Barro Objectif
I am glad to have had my work exhibited in the French festival of photojournalism Barro Objectif with my work "Kalaripayattu, the Genesis of Martial Arts". The work was supposed to be exhibited last year, but I am glad that it happened anyway !
Sep 30, 2021
Le Monde:A Mossoul, le Louvre au chevet du patrimoine irakien
I am honored to have my first publication in Le M Magazine from Le Monde. I documented the reconstruction process of the Mossul Museum in Iraq. A Mossoul, le Louvre au chevet du patrimoine irakien Des équipes américaines et européennes prêtent leur expertise aux Irakiens pour assembler les morceaux d’œuvres détruites en 2015 par...
Aug 15, 2021
I am glad to announce that I finally arrived in Mosul, Iraq. I will be working here for the next following weeks to document the reconstruction process that goes way further than just the buildings. I am available for assignment if needed as well.
May 20, 2021
Antoine Désilets award
I have been honored to receive a Antoine Désilets award. This prize recognise the best news pictures in Québec
May 15, 2021
Photographing Pope Francis in Iraq
I am glad to announce I will be in Iraq for the Pope Francis historic visit in Iraq as I will attend the mass in Erbil.
Mar 6, 2021
I just arrived in Istanbul and will be staying in the Middle East for the next few months. I will be available for assignments as well !
Feb 20, 2021
Photographing 2020 for Le Devoir
2020 was quite different for me than what I planned. Fortunately, I was lucky to work as Freelance photojournalist for the French Canadian newspaper Le Devoir. I received a nice Christmas gift with the publication of my favourite pictures from this year. 2020 dans l’oeil d’Adil Boukind
Jan 23, 2021
Recipient of @InsideNatGeo's Emergency Fund for Journalists
I am deeply honoured to become a recipient of the National Geographic Society’s Emergency Fund for Journalists. This fund will help document the impact of Covid-19 here in Montreal in the upcoming month or so. I cannot wait to share my work, getting this fund is a dream coming true. Nat Geo has been supporting storytellers around the world and has putted a map to showcase the work that...
Dec 7, 2020
Kalaripayattu in France
My documentary on the Kalaripayattu will be exhibited at the French photography festival Barro Objectif. 20 applications have been selected out of the 283 received. I am all the more honored since my candidacy has been unanimously retained in the first round of the selection process. If the pandemic calms down, I'll be in France at the end of September Résultats de la...
Jun 23, 2020
The Nepali Honey Hunters in Dinette
My first reportage, which happen to never have been published on paper, was printed in the beautiful magasine Dinette. Magazine Dînette magazine
May 29, 2020
I am happy to announce I have been selected to take part in the Item Collective mentorship program. For the next two years my work will be followed by the amazing photographer Morgan Fache and Jérémy Suyker. Mentorat — Collectif item
May 19, 2020
Print sale with Diversify !
The Diversify Photo COVID-19 Relief Print Sale launched YESTERDAY! All photographs sold will support photographers of color financially impacted by COVID-19. Prints are $65 each. You may also donate to artists directly via the PayPal or Venmo which is listed with their photo. 100% of proceeds go directly to the artist! Photos are on sale through April 13. One of my pictures is there...
Mar 31, 2020
2019: My Year In Review
I wanted to take some time to look back on my year 2019. This one was particularly interesting and allowed me to get out of my comfort zone. February - March : The year began with an exhibition. My first report on Nepalese honey hunters was exhibited at the House of Sustainable Development in Montreal. I had the opportunity to speak in front of 200 people, a first for me. Two days later,...
Dec 26, 2019
Bangalore in Quebec Science
I am glad to have some of my pictures in the French-Canadian magazine Quebec Science. This piece was a collaboration with my colleague Anne-Marie Provost (currently based in London). We talked about the water shortages and pollution of the city of Bangalore. The third biggest city in India. Décembre 2019 - Québec Science Recyclage à l’infini,...
Nov 17, 2019
Eddie Adams Workshop XXX II
I took part to the 32nd edition of Eddie Adams Workshop. I am proud to have taken part to this workshop as I believed it helped me reach the next level in my photography. But most of all, I am so happy that I met all those amazing photographers. The Workshop The Eddie Adams Workshop is the only tuition-free photojournalism seminar of its kind. Applicants at the start of their career submit...
Nov 9, 2019
My work exhibited at Zoom Photo Festival
I have been honoured to have my work "Kalaripayattu, the genesis of martial arts" exhibited at ZOOM Photo Festival in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada from October 16 to November 10, 2019. Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay, an international meeting of photojournalism was born in 2010. This first Canadian festival dedicated to photojournalism was established by the International Group...
Nov 8, 2019
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