Olivier Thebaud

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Anna Zekria

Gallery and Archives

Represented by

Bill Charles and Bernstein & Andriulli

New York
Tel: 212-219-7520


Tel: +44 207 729 9467



French, born in 1972.

 At 22, Olivier start photography while he was student in Sociology.

Based in Paris since 1996.


His work has been published :

by Actes Sud: État de siège (Text by Mahmoud Darwich)

by Hazan: Les Palestiniens la photographie d’une terre et de son peuple de 1839 à nos jours. (By Elias Sanbar).


His work has been exhibited in Molene in 2008 with the C.A.P of Brest, at the ARCI center and gallery in Milano in 2006, in the Modern Art Museum of Guangzhou in China during the photo Biennal in 2005, in the Centro Recoletta in Buenos Aires during the festival of Light in 2004, in the Modern Art Museum of  Champlitte in France in 2004, in 2003 in the Deutsches Film Museum of Frankfurt and in Les Rencontres d'Arles in the old train station during Walk on the Web Side 2003 and during the Transphotographiques of Lille in 2003.

His work has been shown in various slideshows during the Month of Photography in Krakow and Arles in 2008 and in international festivals in RIP ARLES, Guangzhou, Angkor, Mexico, Medellin, Calvi, Berlin, Milano.


Harper's Bazaar, Zoom, Courrier Internationale, Madame Figaro Russia, Cream, Le Monde Diplomatique, Liberation, Le Monde, L'Humanité, Le Figaro, Le Journal du Dimanche, La Revue d'Etudes Palestiniennes, The Guardian, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Der Bund, Die Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Cartier Italy, Soda Magazine, Enfants Refugies du Monde, la Mondiale, Relais Culture Europe, Actes Sud, Hazan, Epoche...


Cream magazine, Tangophoto (co-funder)

supports and residences

In 2006 he received a grant from the french Ambassade in Beijing, for his project « Discrete Histories » in the city of Guangzhou in China.

In 2005 he received a support from Fuji film for his project Somewhere in The Middle East.

In 2004 he received equipement support from Leica Camera Germany for the European enlargement project and the publi-editorial project with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and the French Cultural Center of Frankfurt.

©Olivier Thebaud / 2008