Lucas Olivet (b. 1985) lives and works in Switzerland. 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 and Unseen Amsterdam fair.
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 book 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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