Gerard Uferas was born and lives in Paris. In 1984, he began a regular collaboration with the French daily Liberation. He has since become a frequent contributor to Telerama, Time, Beaux-Arts, The Independent Magazine, The New York Times, Jardin des modes, Das Magazin, Lo Specchio della Stampa, Marie-Claire (Italy), Marie-Claire (France), Madame Figaro, Le Monde, View Point, L'Officiel, L'Express, Io Donna, D: La Repubblica Delle Donne, Amica, Il Corriere della Sera, among others. Alongside his career in photojournalism, he also works as a portraitist, undertakes advertising campaigns and fashion shoots. He has received a host of awards for his work, which appears in collections at the Maison Europenne de la Photographie in Paris, the Union Centrale des Arts Decoratifs, the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, the National Gallery in London, the Musee de l'Elysee in Lausanne, the House of Photography in Moscow, at the Salzburg Festival, and in the Fonds National d'art Contemporain, and the Henkel collection in Germany.