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Mathieu Asselin is an artist and lecturer, living in Arles, France. He began his career working on film productions in Caracas, Venezuela, but shaped his photography practice in the United States. Asselin holds a master’s degree from National Photography School in Arles, France (ENSP). He is a member of the Editorial Committee at Disclose, the first NGO dedicated to investigative journalism in France. Since 2018 he is guest professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts KASK, Gent in Belgium and co-founder of doubledummy. His work mainly consists out of long-term investigative documentary projects, such as his latest book ‘Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation, which received international acclaim, winning the Kassel Fotobook Festival Dummy Award in 2016, the Aperture Foundation First Book Award in 2017.