A photo exhibit and discussion with Jonathan Alpeyrie.
Jonathan Alpeyrie's career, which stretches over a decade, has brought him to more than 25 countries and 9 conflict zones, mostly in East Africa, the South Caucasus, the Middle East and central Asia. In the spring, while in Syria, he was taken hostage for 81 days by Syrian rebels. Born in Paris in 1979, Mr. Alpeyrie moved to the United States in 1993. He graduated from the French high school of New York City in 1998, before going to the University of Chicago to study medieval history. Today he is a staff photographer for Polaris Images. His work has been published in Paris Match, Aftenposten, Time magazine, Newsweek, Boston Globe, Glamour, BBC, World magazine, Popular Photography, the New York Times, and ELLE.