Vasantha Yogananthan was born in 1985 and lives and works in Paris, France.
Along with his work as a photographer, he is the co-founder of Chose Commune.

AWARDS & GRANTS
2017: Foam Talent (winner)
2017: ICP Infinity Award Emerging Photographer of the Year (winner)
2016: Prix Levallois (winner)
2015: Prix Roger Pic (winner)
2015: IdeasTap/Magnum Photos International Award (winner)
2014: Prix de Photographie de l'Académie des beaux-arts (selected)
2014: Prix Nadar (selected)
2014: Mack First Book Award (selected)
2014: Magnum Photos Top 30 Under 30 (winner)
2014: Bourse SCAM Brouillon d'un Rêve (winner)
2014: Fonds d'aide à la Photographie contemporaine, CNAP (winner)
2012: Bourse du Talent Espace (winner)

BOOKS
2017: Exile, text by Arshia Sattar
2017: The Promise, text by Arshia Sattar
2016: Early Times, text by Anjali Raghbeer
2014: Piémanson, essay by Rémi Coignet

EXHIBITIONS
2017: A Myth of Two Souls, Science Museum (London, UK)
2016: Early Times, Galerie de l'Escale (Levallois, FR)
2015: Interludes, SAGE Paris Gallery (Paris, FR)
2014: Piémanson, Maison de l'Image Documentaire (Sète, FR)
2013: Piémanson, Musée Albert-Kahn (Paris, FR)
2012: Piémanson, Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Paris, FR)

PUBLICATIONS & CRITICS
The Promise, Collector Daily (by Olga Yatskevich, US)
The Promise, GUP (by Sharon Zelnick, UK)
The Promise, Paper Journal (by Darren Campion, UK)
A Myth of Two Souls, M Le Magazine du Monde (by Julien Bouissou, FR)
A Myth of Two Souls, Else (by Tatyana Franck, CH)
A Myth of Two Souls, British Journal of Photography (by Brennavan Sritharan, UK)
Piémanson, International Center of Photography (by Matthew Carson, US)
Piémanson, Lens Blog New York Times (by Laurence Butet-Roch, US)
Piémanson, The Telegraph (by Cheryl Newman, UK)
Piémanson, British Journal of Photography (by Diane Smyth, UK)
Piémanson, Libération (by Brigitte Ollier, FR)
Piémanson, L'Oeil de la Photographie (by Jonas Cuénin, US)

CLIENTS
- Editorial
Air France Magazine
Financial Times
Libération
Monocle
Le Monde
M Le Magazine du Monde
The Good Life
The New Yorker
- Corporate
Apec RH
Elle&Vire
Euro Disney
Google
GRT Gaz
LVMH
Havas Worldwide
Macif
Makheia
M&C Saatchi Little Stories
Paris Saint-Germain
Savencia
TBWA Corporate
W&CIE