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 fieds : artist, photographer, publisher, 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 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.
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)