Lucas Olivet

Education
2015  Masterclass at the Swiss center for journalism and visual public media
2005-2009  Vevey School of Photography (CH)

Awards

2017  Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize finalist, Center of Documentary Studies at Duke University (USA)
          Emerging Artist award, honorable mention, Lucie Foundation, Los Angeles (USA)

2015  Swiss Photo Award the selection, award winner in Fine Art, juried by Peter Bialobrzeski

2014 FotoFilmic'14 winner, Vancouver (CA), juried by Mark Steinmetz
2013  Swiss Photo Award–ewz.selection, Special prize, juried by Reto Camenisch

Grants & Residencies

  • 2018 Publication grant, FMAC, Fonds municipal d'art contemporain, Geneva (CH)
  • 2018 Artist in residence program, Contemporary Art Center NAIRS, Scuol/Engadin (CH)
  • 2017-2019 Artist studio residency, FMAC, Geneva
  • 2017-2018  Enquête photographique valaisanne (CH)
  • 2016  Fondation Engelberts, Mies (CH)

         
Representation
Espace JB, Geneva (www.espacejb.com)

Solo exhibitions

2017  Three Wheels Geneva, Hit
2016  Black Water Ballad Geneva, Espace JB
2015  Coast to Coast Maz Galerie Luzern (CH)
2014  I remember Paris, Le 104, Circulation(s) Festival
2013  Wentworth Biel (CH), International festival of Photography

Group exhibitions
2017
Se confronter au réel Centre Culturel du Manoir, Cologny (CH)
FotoGang Festival, Fondazione Marangoni, Firenze (IT)
2016
Les Usages du monde Galerie de la Cité internationale des arts Paris
Mulhouse Biennial, Mulhouse (FR)
Photobastbei, Zürich (CH), Swiss Photo Award
Framer, Officine Fotografiche, Rome (IT)
17 shots with Near and Grussformat, Kassette, Zürich
The New Face of Film Visual Arts Center at Boise State University (USA)
2015
dnj Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
Fotofilmic Festival, New-York (USA)
2014
EWZ-Unterwerk Selnau, Zürich, Swiss Photo Award
Quand la photographie se mêle à la gastronomie Musée du Vieux Toulouse, Toulouse (FR)
Back Gallery Project, Vancouver (CA)
2013
Hit, Geneva Who’s afraid of colors featuring Anne Minazio
2012
Violencia Rivas (video) featuring Cie Chupacabras, St-Gervais, Geneva
2008
L’Enclos featuring D’incise, Mapping festival, BAC, Geneva
2006
PhotoforumPasquart, Biel
CEPV/ECAL: deux écoles, des photographes, Galerie Ô quai des arts, Vevey

Monographs

2016  Black Water Ballad, JB editions, Geneva (booklaunch ccs, Paris)
2015  Lucas Olivet, Maz Gallery, Luzern, supersonix editions

Other publications
2016
SPOTLIGHT - Twenty Years of the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Snoeck editions (B)
Catalog Fotofilmic ‘16, Vancouver, VNB editions
2015
Seventeen shots in a box, Bern, 2016 Grussformat editions
2014
Catalogue Circulation(s) Festival of the young european Photography, Paris, 2014, éditions du Bec en l’Air
Catalog Fotofilmic ‘14 YVR_LAX, Vancouver, VNB editions

Lectures
2016
Looking for Storytelling, Pictet (INT) Geneva (moderator: Jean-Marc Falconnet, Fondation Gilles Caron)
Wha’ts up Photo Doc Paris seminar day on Young Swiss Photography (with Pro Helvetia)
2013
on Wentworth Biel (CH), International festival of Photography (with Chrisrophe Rey’s poems)

Collections (selection)
-Bertherat (CH)
-Marion Lambert (INT)
-Stepczynski (CH)

Screenings (with Cowboy Noir collective: Giona Bierens De Haan, Louis Jucker, Augustin Rebetez)
The Fabulous Adventures of Mosquito Sam (video)
2017
What’s up Photo Doc Fair Paris
2014
Fotofestiwal, Lodz (PL)
Breadfield Gallery, Malmö (SWE)
Oblick Festival Strasbourg (FR)
International Biennial of Photography, Liège (BE)
Spoutnik Festival, Geneva
Format Festival, Derby (UK)
Encontros da Imagem de Braga (PT)
European patrimonial’s days, Ile de la Réunion (FR)
festival Fotografia Europea de Reggio Emilia (IT)

Other collaborations
Augustin Rebetez artist crew for Maison (2012) film:
-LUFF, Lausanne (CH)
-Swiss Art Awards, Basel (CH) Kiefer Hablitzel prize
-19th Biennale of Sydney (AU)

Workshops
2016 - Text & Images Images & Texts, IPAC Art & Design School, Geneva
2014 - Slides, Mountain Gallery, Vancouver (CA)
2013 - On Penelope Umbrico, Alt.+1000 festival de photographie, Rougemont (CH)

Bibliography (selection)
Le Quotidien de l’Art 06/16/16 France (Swiss Photo Award)
Urbanautica 11/18/15 Italy (Espace JB soloshow)
L’ Oeil de la photographie 02/07/14 France (Circulation(s) Festival)
Libération 02/17/14 France (Circulation(s) Festival)
Le Temps 02/18/14 CH (Circulation(s) Festival)
Le Courrier 09/09/13 CH (Biel, International festival of Photography)

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