Patrick Tombola (1981) is a photographer and a journalist that concentrates on long-term personal projects and editorial work in the Middle East. Over the past 18 months he has covered the ongoing uprising in Egypt, the war in Gaza and the Syrian conflict.
Throughout his career he has been shortlisted at Lumix Festival, FOTO8 and Head On Festival amongst others and has exhibited his work in Italy, England, Australia and France.
Published in Die Zeit, the Telegraph, Deutsche Welle, Le Parisienne, The Germans amongst many others
His studies in political economy and law have strongly influenced his ethics, journalistic approach and passion for social justice. In photography he has found both a vehicle for mass communication and one of personal introspection.