On 6th December 2017, Installation by Yann Arthus-Bertrand of the Academy of Fine Arts, Institut de France, of Sebastiao Salgado, elected as a member of the photography section in the chair previously occupied by Lucien Clergue.
opening of the first centre dedicated to Humanism and the Ecology in Paris, Le Domaine de Longchamp. A GoodPlanet Foundation project.
release of the film HUMAN
with Michaël Pitiot, Yann co-produced the film Planète Océan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand is nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations’ programme for the environment
worldwide release in 181 countries of the full-length film Home
projection in the Paris Grand Palais of 6 Billion Others which has become 7 Billion Others, a collection of testimonies from the four corners of the Planet on what separates us and what binds us together.
Seen from the Air, a documentary series in which each episode examines a particular ecological problem.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand was, together with Lucien Clergue, one of the first photographers elected to the French Academy of Fine Arts when a new section devoted to photography was created
creation in Paris of the GoodPlanet Foundation
First outdoor photographic exhibition of The Earth from the Air on the railings around the Luxembourg Garden in Paris.
launching of the book The Earth from the Air. Immediate international success, with, today in 2017, more than 4,2 million copies sold and translation into 27 languages
Rio Climate Agreement. Yann decided to undertake an assessment of the state of the planet and with the sponsorship of UNESCO, launched himself into his ambitious photographic project « The Earth from the Air »
In tandem with the aerial photography, he engaged in more personal work, examining in particular the relationship between man and animal which led to the publication of the books Horses and Bestiaux
journalist, reporter, international photographer specialised in in-depth news feature reporting on adventure, sport, nature, animals and of course in aerial photography.
publication of his first photographic book ; « Lions »
to earn his living and finance his study of the Lions, Yann became a montgolfier pilot. It was then that he discovered the earth seen from the sky and taught himself aerial photography
at the age of 30, Yann went with his wife Anne to live in Kenya in the Masaï Mara National Park so as to study the behavior of a family of lions which he photographed each day for three years
Yann Arthus-Bertrand worked in the Saint-Augustin Chateau animal park, in Château-sur-Allier in France
at the age of seventeen Yann became an assistant producer then cinema actor
birth in Paris