INTERNATIONAL RJF GRANTEE
Victor Raison is a French journalist and photographer born in Switzerland.
After graduating with a master’s degree in literature from La Sorbonne University and a master’s degree in photojournalism at the London College of Communication, he started working as a photographer for Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes, New Caledonia’s local newspaper.
He then settled in Colombia as a freelance photographer and journalist. He received a Fulbright scholarship to pursue a master's in journalism at Columbia University during the pandemic.
Raison is working on long-term projects documenting Colombia’s violence, drug trafficking, and environmental issues. He also focuses on migration issues with neighboring Venezuela and Ejército de Liberación Nacional, a guerrilla group.