Benedicte Desrus

Benedicte Desrus

Documentary Photographer

Based in Mexico City. Focused on humanitarian and social issues around the world.

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Cuartooscuroapril2017 mexico casaxochiquetzal02 article
cuartoscuro.com.mx

CUARTO OSCURO (MEXICO)

Revista especializada en fotografía.

Portraits of the women of Casa Xochiquetzal, a unique shelter for elderly sex workers in Mexico.

Photographs by Bénédicte Desrus

Annabelle womanatwork april2017 article
annabelle.ch

ANNABELLE (SWITZERLAND)

"Woman at work"
Girasol Botello, Mexican Artist.

Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus

Jpall article
jyllands-posten.dk

MORGENAVISEN JYLLANDS-POSTEN (DENMARRK)

A longread written by Uffe Christensen, about my work and the following reportages: "The women of Casa Xochiquetzal”, “Globesity”, "Samantha Flores” and "The persecution of homosexuality in Uganda” for Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten, one of the biggest newspapers in Denmark.

Text by Uffe Christensen
Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus

Financialtimes article
The Financial Times

THE FINANCIAL TIMES (UK)

"GROWING UP WITH A CONDITION THAT KILLS"

Case study: Hurler and Morquio syndromes.

Reports by Jude Webber
Photographs by Bénédicte Desrus

Annabelle casaxochiquetzal decembre2016 01 article
annabelle.ch

ANNABELLE (SWITZERLAND)

"IM HAUS DER UNSICHT- BAREN"

Text: Samanta Siegfried
Fotos: Bénédicte Desrus

Maternalhealth financialtimes november2016 01 article
The Financial Times

THE FINANCIAL TIMES (UK)

Special Report: Maternal and Child Health

EL SALVADOR’S ANTI-ABORTION LAWS: ‘AN AGGRESSIVE, PUNITIVE ATTACK ON WOMEN’

Text by Jude Webber
Photographs by Bénédicte Desrus

Esquiremexico donovantavera septiembre2016 1 article
esquirelat.com

ESQUIRE Magazine (MÉXICO Y LATINOAMÉRICA)

"LIBERAR LA ESCENA: DONOVAN TAVERA"
El primer limpiador forense de México.

Texto: Tim MacGabhann
Fotos: Bénédicte Desrus

Out article
out.com

OUT Magazine (USA)

"SAMANTHA AURELIA VICENTA FLORES GARCIA"

By Celia Gómez Ramos
Photographs by Bénédicte Desrus

L'espresso italy casaxochiquetzal 8january2017 1 article
espresso.repubblica.it

L'ESPRESSO (ITALY)

"PRETTY CASA"

Text by Rosa Mateucci
Photographs by Bénédicte Desrus

Aj article
projects.aljazeera.com

AL JAZEERA AMERICA (USA)

OBESITY IN MEXICO

Part three in a three-part series about obesity in Mexico.
3 - TAXING SODA, SAVING LIVES

Text by Kate Kilpatrick
Photos by Bénédicte Desrus

Aljazeera2 article
projects.aljazeera.com

AL JAZEERA AMERICA (USA)

"OBESITY IN MEXICO"

Part two in a three-part series about obesity in Mexico.
2 - ANCIENT GRAIN, FUTURE SOLUTION

Text by Kate Kilpatrick
Photos by Bénédicte Desrus

Aljazeera article
projects.aljazeera.com

AL JAZEERA AMERICA (USA)

"OBESITY IN MEXICO"

Part one in a three-part series about obesity in Mexico.
1 - THE FAT, FAST RISE OF OBESE KIDS

Text by Kate Kilpatrick
Photos by Bénédicte Desrus

Img 6311 article
Saveur

SAVEUR (USA)

THE FINAL INGREDIENT TO THIS MEXICAN SOUP? A HOT ROCK TO COOK IT.

Text by Maya Kroth
Photographs by Bénédicte Desrus

Theobservermagazine globesity article
The Guardian

THE OBSERVER Magazine (UK)

"OBESITY: AFRICA’S NEW CRISIS"

Text: Ian Birrell
Photographs: Bénédicte Desrus

Ft article
ig.ft.com

THE FINANCIAL TIMES (UK)

Special Report: "MATERNAL HEALTH & CHILD MORTALITY in 3 continents"

Special Report in Mexico: "THE STOLEN GIRLS OF JUCHITÁN"

Jude Webber, reporting
Bénédicte Desrus, photography
Cinthya Chavez, video