Younes Kojok is an award-winning French-Lebanese novelist, painter and photographer. Born in Beirut, Kojok’s educational background includes Political Sciences, Social Sciences, and Painting & Photography which he intensively pursued at the Russian Cultural Center in Beirut. While studying, Kojok taught arts and worked as an Art Director for a magazine. In 1997, he moved to France where he received a diploma in Digital Drawing from APF and a Masters in Arts History from the Louvres School, in addition to establishing his own Leamisa Institute of Drawing and Photography, where he taught both disciplines. In 2013, Kojok published his first collection of poems entitled “Fingers of the Moon”.

Today, he is an Archive chronicler at “Musée d’Orsay” in Paris with a long track record of collective and solo exhibitions, valuable contributions to poetry events and noticeable memberships in different arts associations.