Matthieu Gafsou is a French-Swiss photographer, born in 1981. After a master’s degree in philosophy, literature, and cinema at the University of Lausanne, he studied photography at the School of Applied Arts in Vevey. En 2009, he received the prestigious “HSBC Foundation Prize for Photography” and in 2010, he was invited to the group exhibition ReGeeneration2 at the Musée de l’Elysée with the Aperture Foundation. In 2014, his work Only God Can Judge Me was displayed at the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne.
His photographic series has been the subject of five monographs and numerous publications. In parallel to his artistic practice, he teaches at the University of Art and Design in Lausanne (ECAL). In 2018, his latest project, H+ was the subject of a major monographic exhibition at the Rencontres de la photographie in Arles. He lives and works in Lausanne, Switzerland.