Ward Ivan Rafik is a Paris based fashion photographer. After graduating from university with a degree in sciences, he decided to move to Paris where he studied photography. After working for legendary Peter Lindbergh as his first assistant.for four years, Rafik began his own career. Working across editorial, commercial, fashion and portrait photography, Ward Ivan Rafik’s work explores the dynamic between viewer and photographer. Inspired by cinema, new forms of beauty, and moving beyond his commercial success, Ward Ivan Rafik’s work moves toward filmmaking, capturing a range of personalities and exploring the possibilities inherent in collaboration.