Sociologist by training, a diploma from the l’Institut d’Etude sur le Développement Economique et Sociale the photographer Mathieu Génon has matured into the documentary photographer that he is now. During university studies Mathieu Génon developed skills as a documentary photographer. Loyal to methodologies focused upon in university; investigation and immersion are primary to his work. Surveying Génon photographic series and reports it is evident that as a photographer he never ceases to question, nor does he shy away from reposition himself in relation to his subject. He portrays the face and subject at a fair distance; without empathy or cynicism, he presents photography that is neutral and non objective. After receiving the « Photojournalist » training from the l’Emi-CFD Mathieu Génon is currently working for local municipality as well as doing freelanced work for various magazines, or art instituions.