Born in 1964 in Marseille, Jean-Christophe Béchet lives and works in Paris since 1990. He studied economics (Aix-en-Provence, 1982-1985), and after that photography (Arles, 1985-1988) before travelling for two years in West Africa (1988-1990).
The individual’s place in the contemporary scenery, urban and natural, are at the center of his preoccupations. At the moment, he continues to work in the big cities of Europe, Asia and America and he also, develops a lot of series in the territories of the Haute Montagne. He has shown his work in many exhibitions and in more than twenty books. He is represented by Gallery « Les Douches la Galerie » (Paris, 10ème).