Olivier Robert

Olivier Robert : Snow Fences

Olivier Robert : Snow Fences

This series of photographs is part of my ongoing project about the winter in Japan. These snow fences are very typical elements of the Japanese landscapes in the snowy regions. I’ve always been attracted to their presence on the pristine snow and the way they organize the landscapes, playing elegantly with trees like notes on a musical score. Although these…
Olivier Robert: Japan Coastlines

Olivier Robert: Japan Coastlines

My approach consists in using the ‘unintentional aesthetic’ of the man-made objects or structures left alongside the coasts to reveal a personal appreciation of the way these objects and the landscapes answer each other. It also tries to depict my interrogation about the influence of these man-made objects on the perception we have of the landscape or the way they…
Olivier Robert: Lakes, from Léman to Biwa

Olivier Robert: Lakes, from Léman to Biwa

This work started on the shores of the Lake Geneva in Switzerland and in France, as I arrived in this region in 1995 and where I still live. My approach consists in using the ‘unintentional aesthetic’ of the man-made objects or structures left alongside the lakes to reveal a personal appreciation of the way these objects and the landscapes answer…