Christophe Laloi graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la photographie d’Arles, France in 1996, with master’s degree in History of Art. After he graduated from school, he founded the Voies Off Festival at the Rencontres d’Arles. He continues to act as artistic director and director of programming at the festival, where he selects more than 60 artists each year from five continents.
Christophe Laloi is a key member of the jury for the Voies Off Prize. He organizes portfolio reviews, as well as a variety of exhibitions. Between 2000 and 2005, he also undertook creative activities in the areas of escenography, installation and projection of photography. He has been a lecturer at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’Arles for ten years. He has also been a reviewer for many festivals in France, Denmark, Turkey, Spain, and England.
In 2007, Christophe Laloi opened the Voies Off Gallery. This exhibition space presents emerging and established photographers throughout the year: Amaury da Cunha, Masato Seto, Joël Tettamanti, Olivier Metzger, Mireille Loup, Elina Brotherus, Richard Petit, Marlous van der Sloot, Hai Zhang, David Favrod….
The same year, he also founded a professional digital printing laboratory for contemporary photography in Arles.
Christophe is curating:
- Michel Le Belhomme
- Mara Renero Sanchez
- Danila Tkachenko
- Alnis Stackle
- Ulrike Schmitz
- Ryan Spencer Reed
- Andrew Fillmore