Born in Bordeaux, France.
After medical studies at the University of Bordeaux, he practiced tropical medecine in Gabon for two years.
In 1981, he began his career in photo-journalism with a feature about cocaine production in Colombia, followed by a story about war refugees in Ogaden, Somalia.
1982 : Sipa Press agency
1987-1988 : Gamma Press Agency
1989 : co-founder of Odyssey photo agency
1995 : co-founder of Icone photo agency
2003-2004 : Iraq project / Dinstinct Perception
2006-2007 : China project / Tableaux Chinois
2008- 2013 : Human Version Project
2014 : Bernard's House Project
His work being between Documentary and Contemporary Art, he has developed a style described as an iconographic selection of the reality underlying the day-to-day life and its trivial aspects.
Last exhibitions :
Human Version : Liège Biennal, Belgique, 15 mars au 25 mai 2014
Human Version : Apex Art, New York, 15 mars au 25 mai 2014
Human Version, Lyon Biennal, France, december 2013
Human Version, Paris Photo, Du Jour Agnès b, november 2013
Rituels de Chasse : Gallery Le Carré d’Art, Rennes, France, february 2013
Rituels de Chasse : Art Paris, Gallery baudoin Lebon, France, november 2012
Human Version 2.0 : Welcome Collection, London, october 2012
Tableaux Chinois Moscow biennal, Russia, march / april 2008
Tableaux Chinois Baudouin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France, february 2008
Tableaux Chinois, Madrid, Spain, PHEO8, Descubrimientos, june 2008
Tableaux Chinois, International Festival of Pingyao, China, sept 2007.
Mesopotamia, International Festival of Pingyao, China, sept 2007.
Distinct Perception, Art Museum, Shanghai, China july 2006.
Distinct Perception, Galerie Katia Rid, Munich, Germany, novembre 2005
Distinct Perception, FotoFest 2006, Houston, USA, march 2006.
Distinct Perception, Festival of Lianzhou , China, november 2005.
Distinct Perception, Month of Photography, Paris, France, novembre 2004.
Return To Iraq, Milan, Italy, Galeria Franca Speranza, 2002.