Christian Carle Catafago

Born in 1968, Christian Carle Catafago has specialized in urban & extreme landscape photography, strongly influenced in this by his Architecture teacher, the philosopher Paul Virilio.

Christian has exhibited his Works on divided cities, the traces of war, the landscapes of South America, urban patterns and other related subjects in France, Lebanon, Germany, Argentina through 14 solo exhibitions and more than 15 group exhibitions since 1996. His Works and books are in the Maison Europeenne de la Photographie - MEP (2006) and the Centre Canadien d’Architecture - CCA (2007) collections.

For his work, Christian has been awarded grants by numerous institutions amongst which the European Union (2004), The UNDP (2005) and Fujifilm (2003); this has allowed him so far to complete four books, “Independence’05” (2005), “Mes ententes” (2005), “Je me souviens” (2004) & “Historical Trees of Lebanon” (2004).

As a photography specialist, Christian Carle Catafago has been consulted by Dar Al Nahar, The Ministry of Culture and various NGO’s among which Mercy Corps.

Having studied Architecture (DESA 1996), Business (MBA-ESCP 2002), Finance (MSF-ESCP 2004) & Clinical Management (MCCC-INSEAD 2013), Christian Carle Catafago is a Clinical Coach and Management Consultant who, after having directed four documentaries/shorts (For once in our lives 2006, and then a blue burger 2004, Ahla bi Terbol 2002), has renewed his interest for Plastic Arts and Architecture through new projects in preparation.

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