In 1977, Stéphane Duroy began a project on the transformation that Great Britian went through during their period of Thatcherism.
At the same time, he began his work in West Berlin, which later lead him to covering the fall of the Berlin Wall, in ex- east Germany, to Poland, and finally, to Slovakia.
In 1986, he joined Vu agency. He then published “Berlin” and “Great Britan” (Temps de Pose Edition).
In 1989, he became a World Press Photo laureate (in the Daily Life catergory) for his work on the African community in Paris.
In 1990, he received the Léonardo di Vinci grant to pursue his work in Berlin. He then published “Berlin: Open City” (Nathan Image).
In 1991, for the second time, he was named a world Press Photo laureate (in the Nature and Environment category) for his photograph illustrating pollution in ex- east Germany.
Since 1996, he has worked essentailly on public commissions (La Filature/Mulhouse, Parc de la Villette, Théâtre la Passerelle/Gap, Centre Culturel André Malraux/Vandoeuvre, etc…)
In 2000, he participated in the project “European Eyes on Japan” on the island of Okinawa. He had an exposition, and published “L’Europe du Silence” (Filigranes Editions).
In 2002, his expostion entitiled “Collapse” was presented at the European house of Photography.
In 2003, he received the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s grant and had an exposition entitled, “Heritiage” at the Foundation.
In 2004, he published “Family Circle” (Filigranes Edition).
In 2005, he had an expostion at Filature de Mulhouse on his photographs of the United States.
In 2006, his exposition, “Portugal: terre d’exils” was presented at the Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian.
In 2007, he published “Uknown” a book on his work in the United States (Filigranes Edition)
Stéphane Duroy’s work has been presneted in diverse public and private collections (Bibliothèque Nationale, Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Maison Européenne de la Photographie). In 2002, the European House of Photgraphy did a retrospective of his work.