sébastien cuvelier

paradise city
kuck elei
eunma town
instant star
gypsy queens



picture (c) jérémy piret

I am a Belgian photographer (born in 1975) living and working in Luxembourg. I want to explore the notion of a better place and how humans love to create and live through various states of hope, dreams, fantasies or utopia.

solo exhibitions

paradise city, centre d'art nei liicht, dudelange (lu), may-jun 2018
eunma town, galerie nosbaum & reding, luxembourg (lu), sep 2015
gypsy queens, galeria sztuki współczesnej BWA, katowice (pl), jan-mar 2015
gypsy queens, atelier 340 muzeum, brussels (be), mar-may 2014
gypsy queens, livre aux trésors, liège (be), mar 2014
panginoon, biennale internationale de la photographie, galerie satellite, liège (be), feb-apr 2014
gypsy queens, galerie nosbaum & reding, luxembourg (lu), sep 2013
panginoon, rencontres photographiques d'arlon, arlon (be), apr-may 2012

group exhibitions

flux feelings, rencontres de la photographie, arles (fr), jul-sep 2017
3 songs no flash!, carré rotondes, luxembourg (lu), aug 2014
vies en tranches, un regard sur les éditions husson, atelier 340 muzeum, brussels (be), jun-jul 2014
publikum, galerii olympia (warsaw, pl), apr 2010
publikum, kiosk (luxembourg, lu), may-jun 2009

permanent collection

kuck elei (3 prints), banque de luxembourg, luxembourg (lu)
gypsy queens (3 prints), centre national de l'audiovisuel, dudelange (lu)
baliem (projection of 5 portraits), museum volkenkunde, leiden (nl), 2013-2017


kuck elei, privately commissioned, 56p, hardcover in box, dec 2016
eunma town, self-published, 144p, hardcover, sep 2015
instant star, self published, 204p, hardcover, aug 2014
gypsy queens, husson editions, 96p, hardcover, sep 2013

selected print publications

kuck elei in flux feelings, rencontres de la photographie d'arles (fr), jul 2017
eunma town in m le magazine du monde (fr), jan 2017
panginoon in pixels of paradise, biennale internationale de la photographie (bip), liège (be), mar 2014
panginoon in budhi, an international journal of humanities, ateneo de manila university (ph), apr 2010

awards & recognition

selected for the eddie adams workshop XXX, new york, oct 2017
liège photobook festival shortlist (for eunma town), oct 2016
kassel fotobook dummy award 2016 shortlist (for eunma town), may 2016
lensculture photobooks of the year, part II (for eunma town), jan 2016
runner-up, bourse du talent, photographie.com (fr), 2014 & 2016
winner, centre national de l’audiovisuel photography grant, dudelange (lu), 2012, 2014 & 2017

contact: seb (at) sebweb.org
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