About Remi OCHLIK
Remi Ochlik was born in eastern France in 1983. After graduating from high school, he went to Paris to study photography at Icart Photo school. He also started working for Wostok, a photography agency. In 2004, at the age of 20, he went to Haiti to photograph riots surrounding the fall of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. It was Remi’s first conflict experience. The resulting work was awarded by the Francois Chalais Award for Young Reporters and was projected at Visa pour l’Image International Photojournalism Festival.
In 2005 he founded his own photography agency called IP3 PRESS, with the goal of covering news in Paris and conflicts around the world.He covered the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2008, the cholera epidemic and presidential elections in Haiti in 2010.
In 2011, Remi photographed the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions and the uprising and war in Libya. His work is published in Le Monde Magazine, VSD, Paris Match, Time Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.You can see his work on his site at www.ochlik.com
Sadly, Remi was killed in Syria, along with journalist Marie Colvin, in Homs in 2012.