Matthieu Gafsou lives and works in Lausanne, Switzerland. After university education (master's degree in history and film aesthetics, philosophy and literature), he studied photography at the School of Applied Arts in Vevey (2006-2008).
Since 2006 he participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Europe and the United States.
He received in the 2009 the famous "Prix de la fondation HSBC pour la photographie" and was selected in 2010 in the exhibition reGeneration2, organized by the Musée de l'Elysée (Switzerland), which presents photographers of tomorrow's coming from the whole world. He has published Surfaces, Actes Sud, in 2009.