Denis Dailleux was born in 1958, in Angers. He lived in Cairo for about fifteen years, a city that deeply inspired his photographic work. Artist represented by the agency VU ', the gallery Camera Obscura in Paris, the Gallery 127 in Marrakech, the gallery Peter Sillem in Frankfurt, he has received several national and international awards [World Press Photo, Hasselblad Award, Scam-Roger Pic Award 2019 ...]. He is the noted author of several books on Egypt: Habibi Cairo. Le Caire mon amour [Filigranes, 1997], Le Caire [Le Chêne, 2001], Fils de rois. Portraits d’Égypte [Gallimard, 2008], Impressions d’Égypte [La Martinière, 2011], Égypte. Les Martyrs de la révolution [Le Bec en l’air, 2014], Mères et fils [Le Bec en l’air, 2014], Ghana [Le Bec en l’air, 2016], Persan-Beaumont [Le Bec en l’air, 2018]. Confirmed portraitist, he works most of the time in 6 x 6 format, in color or in black and white.