• Born in Metz, France, 1959.

• Organ Prize at the Metz Conservatory.

• Medical studies in Strasbourg.

• A year's training as a mountain guide at the French Army’s High Mountain School in Chamonix.

• Alternates for several years between major travel projects and practising medicine. Writes accounts of his travels and

  discovers photography.

• After one year in the Sahara, first exhibition “Jeux de sable“ at Espace Canon, Paris.

• Personal shows in galleries in Europe, USA and Asia. (70 exhibitions into 18 pays)

• Is invited to represent France in the “Shapes of Time” exhibition at the “Alessandria Biennale”, 2008

• Works acquired by public and private collections.

• The Province of Milan chooses works from his series “Climates” to accompany a lecture by Edgar Morin and establish a link  

   between Morin’s thinking and the world of art. Teatro Dal Verne, 2009

• Becomes the first artist to be chosen by the foundation “L’Art pour la Conscience et le Partage des Biens Communs”, 2009

• Is chosen two years running (2009, 2010) by the Esther Woerdehoff Gallery for “PARIS PHOTO”.

• Solo show with Esther Woerdehoff Gallery at “MIA ARTFAIR”,  Milan, 2011

• Is chosen two years running (2009, 2011) for MacParis.

• AZART  PHOTO  Price, at MacParis Artfair, 2011

His “TransPhotographies” exhibition is spotlighted by the City of Marseille’s cultural programme, 2010

• Invited by the John McDermott Gallery to the Angkor Foto Festival in 2010.

Exhibition at l’Espace Cardin sponsored by the European Space Agency, 2011

• In June 2012 he is named  "Intercultural Ambassador" by the UNESCO Sorbonne Club.

• Invited by the French Embassy in India to exhibit in New Delhi , Visual Art Gallery 2013
• Solo show, UNESCO Paris, during “the Global Conference”, 2013

RETROSPECTIVE on various sites in the city of Metz, including the Musée de la Cour d’or, 2014

• Black & White Magazine: Award Winner Portfolio Contest 2013


• Show with the Baudoin Lebon Gallery at the Art o’Clock Fair, Paris 2013

• Nomination for the Pictet Price 2014 for “Consumption”

• Publication of the monograph “les éveillés”, “La Manufacture de l’image Editions”, 2014

• Benaki Museum, Athens Photobook Show, 201

• Invited by the Mairie de Paris and JECJ for the thematic “Ponts et Cultures” with solo show and conference, 2015

• Laureate of the International Competition “l’Esprit de laMéditerranée” by Photomed et Lensculture, 2016


• Laureate at “Creative Quarterly“ (Fine Art Professional), 2017

• Laureate at Festphoto Brazil, Porto Alegre, Brasil 2017

• Laureate at the "32nd Chelsea International Fine Art  Competition", New York, 2017

• Finalist at the Fondation Schneider, 2017

• "The Origin of Light", solo show at Messmer Museum, Riegel, Germany, 2017

• Finalist (5 finalists) for the “Prix de Photographie de l’Académie des Beaux-Arts”, Paris 2017

• GUEST OF HONOR for the Month of Photography with solo show, Musée de la Faïence et des Beaux-Arts de Nevers, 2017

• Exhibition at the “MAISON EUROPÉENNE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE”, with Eurazeo Price, Paris 2018


• ​Michel Kirch in “Miroir de l’Art” magazine in a selective list about the “artists who make us dream”.

• MONOVISIONS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS : 1st Place Black & White Conceptual Photo of the year 2018

• ST’ART, solo show with “le Collectionneur Moderne”, 2018

• “regards Croisés”, with the “Fontaine Obscure Gallery” and the austrian association “Fluss”, Vienne 2019

• GUEST OF HONOR AT THE SALON D’AUTOMNE, Champs Elysees, Paris 2019
• Invited for a solo show by the “Galerie Saphir” to celebrate their 40th Anniversary, Paris 2019

• March 2022 : release of the art-book "Entre-Soleils" with Shmuel T. Meyer, Prix Goncourt 2021

• April/November 2022: VENICE BIENNALE, Invitation by the European Cultural Center, Palazzo MORA, VENICE


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