Regina Monfort is a french-born photographer based in Brooklyn.
Her work focusing on issues pertaining to youth, cultural identity and social stigmas has been widely exhibited in the United States and abroad. Her photographs are in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Public Library, the Library of Congress, the Museum of the City of New York, the New York Public Library and the Yale Art Gallery. She has taught photography at CUNY/La Guardia Community College, Pratt Institute and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Since joining the FotoEvidence team, Monfort has served as book editor on Stephen Shames Bronx Boys and Alex Masi ‘s Bhopal Second Disaster, and co-edited Javier Arcenillas Sicarios: Latin American Assassins. She is currently working on a 40-year retrospective book of Stephen Shames photographs.
“Over the last 25 years my growing interest in the preservation of photographic legacies has offered me the opportunity to work with a number of artists archives. These organic experiences combined with a commitment to the depiction of truth in photojournalism continue to inform my work as an editor.”