Lucas Olivet (b. 1985) lives and works in Switzerland and Michigan.
He graduated from Vevey School of Photography in 2009.
His work has been shown internationally with exhibitions in Vancouver,
Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Paris, Zurich and New York.
Through his lens, the Geneva-born shooter addresses issues of memory,
loss and longing by way of his own life as well as through a wider historical
and cultural frame. He has had shows at the Rencontres d’Arles, Paris Photo,
Unseen Amsterdam fair and Images Vevey. He is a recipient of the 2014 and
2016 Swiss Photo Award, the Contemporary Art council Photo Grant, Geneva
and selected for the Swiss Design Awards in 2020. Olivet’s work is held in various
collections including the Lambert Art Collection, Brussels; the Biel Photoforum;
the Rencontres d’Arles; FCAC, Geneva; Géotec Collection, Dijon; the Museum
of Fine Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds. His first monograph was published by
Kerber, Berlin in 2018. His work was nominated for the Dorothea Lange-
Paul Taylor prize in 2017 and 2019 which brings together image, sound
and creative writing in recognition of a new approach in Photography
awarded by Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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