Born in 1978, Marignane, France. He lives and works in Arles, France.
After university studies in art, ethnology and photography (1996-2003), Olivier Cablat worked as a photographer for the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Karnak, Egypt.
Since 2005 he has elaborated his practice in different fields : artist, photographer, publisher and founder of Galerie 2600, teacher, searcher and Artistic Director of Cosmos Arles Books, together with Sebastian Hau.
His research and projects, which combines an interrest in photography, architecture, archaeology, vernacular culture, publishing and digital experimentations, have been presented at institutions such as SK Stiftüng (Köln, Germany), Le Bal (Paris, France), Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland), Images Vevey Festival (Switzerland), La Panacée (Montpellier, France) and Les Rencontres de la Photographie (Arles, France).
He published 12 photobooks between 2009 and 2017 with publishers White Press, Filigranes, RVB Books, and as a self-publisher.
Since 2015, he has been pursuing a practical and theoretical doctorate titled Digital and Photobooks at the Scientific and Arts Laboratory at Aix-Marseille University.

Art collections
2016 - FRAC PACA (Marseille, FR)
2014 - Collection d'art NESTLÉ (Vevey, CH)
2013 - PMU (Paris, FR)
2012 - FOTOMUSEUM (Winterthur, CH)
2004 - SK Stiftung - Die photographische sammlung (Köln, DE)

Publications (selection)
DUCK / A theory of Evolution, RVB-Books, Paris 2014
Contemporary Archaelogy, RVB-Books, Paris 2014
Fouilles, Filigranes éditions, Paris 2013
Enter the pyramid, RVB-Books, Paris 2012
Temples, Galerie 2600, Arles 2011
Galaxie, White Press Editions, Cologne 2009
Etudes typologiques des effets de causalité observés sur des individus exposés à des épreuves physiques à caractère podologique, Galerie 2600, Arles 2009

Online projects
EGYPT 3000
Campagne de fouilles
DUCK, A theory of evolution
Le stade de la lose

Online publications
Cheval Digital / Digital and horses
CAts, CArs, & CAthedrals