Born in 1978, Marignane, France.
Live and works in Arles, France.
After university studies in art, ethnology and photography (1996-2003), Olivier Cablat worked In 2004 for the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Karnak, Egypt.
Since 2009, he has been artistic director together with Sebastian hau, of Cosmos Arles Books, an experimental event dedicated to contemporary and experimental practices in photography and publishing.
As an artist working in the documentary field, he pursues his research, which combines photography, archaeology and digital experimentations, focusing on vernacular structures. He has presented his research at ANT!FOTO (Düsseldorf, Germany), the Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland), Le Bal (Paris), Festival Images in Vevey in 2014 and at Rencontres d’Arles in 2012 and 2015.
Since 2015 he is realizing a Ph.D. in the areas of digital and photobooks.
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)