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CALVET, Sébastien

ARLMSC3044-1CalvetBorn in 1974 in Montpellier (France).


Lives and works in Paris.



After Cinema studies at the Paul Valéry University, Montpellier, Sébastien Calvet attended the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie (ENSP), Arles. After graduation in 1998, he became a regular photographic contributor to the French daily, Libération. In 2006, his work, entitled L’agenda, on politicians from the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, was selected by Raymond Depardon for exhibition at the Rencontres d’Arles. It was a public commission from the French Centre National des Arts Plastiques. Sébastien Calvet teaches and takes part in documentaries dealing with the way politics is photographed today.


Sébastien Calvet presented his work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 1998: L’Appartement (collective exhibition); 2006: Agenda and in 2012: All of politics is a stage.