Valentin Bianchi is a freelance photojournalist based in Liège, Belgium, close to Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and France.

Between work on long-term issues, he also regularly shoots current affairs and portraits for wire agencies, newspapers and magazines.

The Shadow of Japan

Since the burst of the economic bubble in the late 80’s, Japan is struggling to emerge from the financial crisis and more and more elderly people are facing a growing precariousness. If many continue to work, by choice or by necessity, a growing number of them face real difficulties to survive. This problem, accentuated by… Continue reading 

Coping at all cost

Dealing with the second wave, no matter what happens. Yannick Hansenne, 42 years old, is a nurse at the Mont Legia hospital in Liège, Belgium. In charge of an intensive care unit, he is facing with his teams a second wave of the Covid19 pandemic which is hitting the region of Liège. In just a… Continue reading 

Croque la mort

A few months after China and several weeks after other hard-hit countries such as Italy, Belgium has to deal with this Covid19 pandemic which is devastating all over the world. Nothing seems to stop it, and some professions still have to continue their work. David Weise, 45 years old, is in charge of a small… Continue reading 

Humanity is not pity

Since the dismantling of the Calais Jungle on February 29th, 2016, no European plan has been created to provide effective assistance to migrants. Facing of the influx of migrants into the northern region of France and Belgium, the language has been hardened. Police no longer hesitate to prevent the creation of new camps by burning… Continue reading