Olivier Thébaud was born in 1972. French independant photographer since 1995. Edited by Actes Sud .
Since 1997 he is doing various reportages and bringing a special look on the middle east, margin the news events. In 2009 he starts a research about the collectiv memory in Europe. In 2004 he is granted by Leica Camera Germany for his works "Memoirs" and his book "State of Siege". In 2005 his project in the Middle East is granted by Fuji. In 2006 he made an artist residence in the Guangdong Museum of Art of Guangzhou in China.