Portrait of Michel Poivert ©️Laura Henno

Portrait of Michel Poivert ©️Laura Henno

Michel poivert

Born 1965, Toulon, France.

Lives and works in Paris, France.

Michel Poivert is a critic, curator and professor of the history of photography at Paris 1-Panthéon Sorbonne University. He is the author of La Photographie contemporaine (2018), Les Peintres photographes (2017) and Brève histoire de la photographie, essai (2015). He was the curator of “L’Événement, les images comme acteur de l’histoire“ (Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2007), “Gilles Caron, le conflit intérieur“ (Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne, 2013), “Nadar, la Norme et le Caprice“ (Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, 2015) and “Gilles Caron 68“ (Hôtel de Ville, Paris, 2018). He is chairman of the planning organization of the Collège international de photographie du Grand Paris.