born in Bayonne, France, in 1970.
He graduates with a degree in Economics and philosophy.
He starts his collaboration with Magnum Photos in 1995. He becomes Magnum Photos’ free lance creative director between 2003 and 2007. He starts his photographic career at the same time.
His photographic works explore the indefinite transition that separates reality and fiction. Photography digs a space in between imagination and reality. Through series of portraits or empty landscapes, all the projects he develops for many years now, turn around this indefinite transition:
- Today I buy nothing - an American journey of 20.000 miles
- A vernacular utopia
- 50 official portraits – a series of homeless portraits shot at Christmas eve in a studio over five years.
- Off fiction, an on going series that draws a visual anthology of movies’ extras.
- Anthropocene – his latest work around an artificial world, where the border within humanity and nature have disappeared.
He has exhibited his work at the Arles photo festival, The Paris contemporary Museum - Palais de Tokyo, The GZ gallery and the Colette gallery in Paris.
He will show his latest work – Anthropocene – at the gallery Temple in April in Paris, and in May at the Jorg Brockmann gallery in Geneva. His book Anthropocene will be published in April, including an original novels from the acclaimed French writer Marie Darrieussecq.
He works for various Newspaper and magazines: Le Monde, M- Magazine, Elle, Stiletto, Jalouse, Le Figaro, L’express, …
In addition to his photographic work, he has co-founded in 2009 a micro-architecture studio 37.2 – based on the narrative potential of spaces. 37.2 produces various installation exhibited at the MAC (Museum of contemporary Art in Vienna), the Horizon Festival, The Cugnaux contemporary art museum …