Koto Bolofo was born in Lesotho, South Africa in 1959 and raised in Great Britain. He currently lives in Vendée, France. He has photographed and made short films for many magazines, such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, and GQ. Bolofo has also created advertising campaigns for Hermès, Louis Vuitton, and Dom Pérignon. Books of his photography include Venus, Vroom! Vroom!, Grande Complication, La Maison, Lord Snowdon, Dreams, I Spy with My Little Eye, and Something beginning with S. For his work in La Maison, Bolofo gained unlimited access to the workshop of Hermès. Each of the eleven volumes is dedicated to a separate element Bolofo discovered during his seven years inside the Hermès headquarters.
Koto Bolofo is featured in Edition: Guest Editor, Wes Gordon