Maxime Riché (b. 1982, France) is a photographer & director who lives and works in Paris. For over 12 years, in a line of work he defines as “speculative documentary”, he has dealt with our ability to adapt to the upheavals of our environment and the evolution of our living habits imposed by these new conditions. He is the winner of Prix Maison Blanche, Passe-Partout Prize, Fotografia Europea, a grantee of the French National Center for the Arts (Cnap), finalist for Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains and Grand Prix Vevey, and twice Prix Pictet nominee.

He is a contributor to GEO, M le magazine du Monde, Wired, a member of the editorial committee of Revue EPIC︎︎︎ and trained for educational photography workshops by the Diagonal network︎︎︎. In 2023, Maxime is artist-in-residence at La Capsule and the International College of Photography︎︎︎ in Paris for a carte blanche on climbing, in preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic games.


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75020 Paris, France


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Recent exhibitions

2023 /
Lire les lignes du monde︎︎︎, PhotoSaintGermain x Cnap (Paris, France)
Épreuves de la matière︎︎︎, Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris, France)
Feux, mégafeux︎︎︎, Quai des Savoirs (Toulouse, France)
VER/VOIR (Chiclayo, Peru)
Festival La Gacilly Photo︎︎︎ (La Gacilly, France)
Itinéraires des Photographes Voyageurs︎︎︎ (Bordeaux, France)
Promenades Photographiques︎︎︎(Blois, France)

2022 /
Prix Maison Blanche (Marseille, France)
inCadaqués (Cadaqués, Spain).
Fotografia Europea (Reggio Emilia, Italy)
ImageSingulières (Sète, France)
Nuits de Pierrevert & Promenades Photographiques de Vendôme
Galleria 28 San Pietro (Rome, Italy)

2021 /
Solo show, Photoclimat Biennale (Paris, France)
Solo show, Galerie DUREV (Paris, France)