Photofusion Member | Eléonore de Bonneval
London-based Eléonore de Bonneval is a freelance photojournalist and multimedia producer. Graduated from the ISIPCA (Superior Institute in Fragrances and Aromas, France) and from the London College of Communication with an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography she started documenting health related issues as part of her photodocumentary degree.
She investigated the role played by the sense of smell and the impact of anosmia, lives without a sense of smell in daily lives. Eléonore’s visually arresting and moving photography with scenes including a mother breastfeeding her new born baby, after rain and a child with his well-loved teddy were exhibited at the University Hospital of Bordeaux, at Kenzo Parfums’ Showroom, France and at the Science Museum’s Dana Centre, UK in 2014.
Eléonore exhibits till January 16, 2015, Everlasting Lives at St Joseph’s Hospice, London. This a series of moving and intimate portraits capturing important objects that most represent the lives of some of the hospice’s patients. The photographed objects act as an introduction to parts of people’s personal and emotional life stories. This project combines both her interest for capturing individual human stories and documenting health-related issues.
Committed about conveying and relaying photo stories around local & social issues, Eléonore actively contributes as a photographer and writer to the Hackney Citizen and East End Review newspapers. Her work also appeared in The Guardian and the New Scientist amongst others.