|Biographical information||Nicolas Lainez was born in 1975 in Barcelona, Spain. After graduating from Film Studies at the University of Montpellier III, he completed his photography training with internships at Magnum Photos, Agence Vu, Rapho and AFP. In collaboration with international aid organization, he produced a social photography project dealing with human trafficking, commercial sex and aids in Asia. His work has been widely presented in America, Europe, and Asia through exhibitions, publications and books.|
In 2004, he resumed studies and obtained a Master on Development Studies (University of Paris I-Sorbonne) and a Master on Social Anthropology (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences Sociales-EHESS). Currently he is PhD candidate at the EHESS, Research Associate at the Research Institute on Contemporary Southeast Asia (IRASEC, Bangkok), and Visiting Affiliate at the Asia Research Institute (NUS, Singapore).