Lucas Olivet (born 1985) lives and works in Switzerland and Michigan.
He graduated from Vevey School of Photography in 2009.
His work has been exhibited widely in Europe and internationally
including at the Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich; the Rencontres d’Arles
the Visual Arts Center at Boise State University; Paris Photo; Fotofilmic,
Vancouver; Jörg Brockmann, Geneva and Unseen Amsterdam.
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. Olivet’s work is held in numerous public and
private collections including Durand-Ruel, Paris; Lambert Art Collection,
Brussels; Géotec, Dijon; Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain, Geneva;
the Museum of Fine Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds; the Biel Photoforum;
Enquête photographique valaisanne and the Rencontres d’Arles.
His last book, Au Bon Vin (2022) has been published by Images Vevey editions.
His works have been featured in publications including art press;
Unseen Mag; British Journal Of Photography; Libération; Musée Magazine;
Le Quotidien de l’Art; safelight paper; Lens Culture; The Guardian;
Blind magazine; Le Journal des Arts and L’Oeil de la Photographie.
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. In 2017 his work was nominated for the Emerging Scholarship,
Lucie Foundation Los Angeles as well as the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor prize
and got the honorable mention in 2019, which brings together image, creative
writing and sound in recognition of a new approach in Photography awarded
by Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
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