Lucas Olivet

Education
2005-2009  Vevey School of Photography (CH)
Solo exhibitions
2018  Kopiec Bonawentura, Rencontres d’Arles (FR)
2017  Three Wheels, Geneva, Hit
2016  Black Water Ballad, Geneva, Espace Jörg Brockmann
2015  Coast to Coast, Luzern (CH), Maz Galerie
2014  I remember, Paris, Le 104, Circulation(s) Festival
2013  Wentworth, Biel (CH), International festival of Photography
Selected Group exhibitions
2019   Line of sight, (mudac, Lausanne take over) Forum Schlossplatz Museum, Aarau (CH) (upcoming)
          Enquête valaisanne, Galerie zur Matze, Brig (CH) (upcoming)            
2018  unseen fair Amsterdam (NL), Espace Jörg Brockmann
          Polyptyque fair, Espace Jörg Brockmann, Center of Photography Marseille (FR)
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)
           Swiss Photo Award, Photobastbei, Zürich (CH)
           The New Face of Film, Visual Arts Center at Boise State University (USA)
2015   Fotofilmic festival, New-York (USA)
           dnj Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
2014   Back Gallery Project, Vancouver (CA)
2013   Who’s afraid of colors, with Anne Minazio, Hit, Geneva
Monographic Publications
2018  Kopiec Bonawentura, Kerber Verlag, Berlin (D) (booklaunch at Unseen Amsterdam)
2016  Black Water Ballad, JB editions, Geneva (booklaunch at ccs, Paris)
Awards
2017  Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize finalist, Center of Documentary Studies at Duke University (USA)
2015  Swiss Photo Award the selection, award winner in Fine Art, juried by Ute Noll
          and Peter Bialobrzeski
2014  FotoFilmic’14 winner, Vancouver (CA), juried by Mark Steinmetz
          Swiss Photo Award–ewz.selection, Special prize, juried by Reto Camenisch
Grants & Residencies
2018  Bourse pour la réalisation d’un projet photographique, FMAC

          Fonds municipal d’art contemporain Geneva (CH), Grant recipient
          Artist in residence program, Contemporary Art Center NAIRS, Scuol/Engadin (CH)
 2017  Publication grant recipient, FMAC, Geneva
          Emerging Scholarship, Lucie Foundation, Los Angeles (USA), honorable mention

          Enquête photographique valaisanne (CH), recipient
2016  Fondation Engelberts, Mies (CH), Grant recipient
2016-2019 Artist studio residency program, FMAC, Geneva
Representation
Jörg Brockmann Gallery, Geneva
Other Catalogues
2018  49e Rencontres internationales de la photographie d’Arles, Actes Sud, Arles
2017  Three Wheels, Ripopée editions, Nyon (CH) (zine)
2016  SPOTLIGHT - Twenty Years of the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Snoeck editions (B)
2015  Lucas Olivet, supersonix editions, Luzern (exhibition catalogue)
2014  Circulation(s) Festival of the young european Photography catalogue, Paris, 2014, éditions du Bec en l’Air
         Fotofilmic ‘14 YVR_LAX catalogue, Vancouver, VNB editions
Artist Talks
2018  Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia, Rencontres d’Arles, led by Danaé Panchaud
2016  Looking for Storytelling, lecture at Pictet (INT) Geneva  (Artist visiting program)
          Seminar day on Young Swiss Photography, la Cité internationale des arts, Paris
2013  I remember, lecture with Chrisrophe Rey poems and texts by Joe Brainard,
             International festival of Photography, Biel
Screenings
Video as part of family based Wentworth series made for Photoforum, Biel (CH)
(with Cowboy Noir collective: Giona Bierens De Haan, Louis Jucker, Augustin Rebetez)
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)
2013  Biel (CH), International festival of Photography
Selected Articles and Reviews in Magazines, Web and Newspapers
Le Journal des Arts, Paris, Christine Coste, September 18’
Unseen platform, Artist Spotlight #3 (web), Amsterdam (NL), August 27th 18’
Art Press magazine, Paris, Etienne Hatt, July-August 18’
Le Courrier, Geneva, Bertrand Tapolet, July 17th 18’
British Journal of Photography, Diane Smith, July 18’
Le Temps (CH),Caroline Stevan, July 7th 18’
Fisheye magazine, Paris, Gwénaëlle Fliti, July 18’
Analog magazine, Zürich, Daniel Espinoza, May 18’
Zeit online (web) (DE), Ricarda Messner, March 18’
Le Quotidien de l’Art, Paris, Sarah Hugounenq, June 16th 16’
L’ Oeil de la photographie, Paris, Laurence Cornet, February 7th 14’
Libération, Paris, Clémentine Mercier, February 17th 14’


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