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, Zurich, Los Angeles,
Paris 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 recent shows at the Rencontres d’Arles and Unseen Amsterdam.
He is a recipient of the 2014 and 2016 Swiss Photo Award and the
2018 Geneva Contemporary Art council Photo Grant. Olivet’s work
is represented in collections including the Lambert Art Collection,
Brussels; FCAC, Geneva; the Biel Photoforum; Museum of Fine Arts,
La Chaux-de-Fonds; Géotec Collection, Dijon and the Rencontres d’Arles.
Kopiec Bonawentura, 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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