Haven: Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Biography: Jack Picone
Jack Picone, born in Moree, New South Wales, is an internationally renowned photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Bangkok.
Picone covered eight wars in the 1990s, some several times over, including Armenia, Yugoslavia, Somalia, Rwanda, Palestine, Iraq, Liberia, Sudan, Angola and Soviet Central Asia.
Picone is credited as leading a new wave of Australian photographers that matured in the 1990s, a group who not only reported on day-to-day events but the deeper social issues at hand. This is no more apparent than in Picone’s more recent commitment to...