Claude Estèbe (b. 1959) is a French contemporary art photographer, scholar in Japanese visual culture (CEJ-Inalco), and expert in ancient photography. He was a fellow artist at French Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto (2001) and a Louis Roederer Fellow for Photography at the French National Library (2007). He published The Last Samurais and Yokohama shashin. From 2013 to 2018, he was one of the curators of the Kyotographie International photography festival. He also works regularly as an expert for Guimet museum of Asian Arts (MNAAG). His work is presented by the Toot Yung Art Center since 2011. He currently lives between South of France, Bangkok and Tokyo.
TOOT YUNG ART CENTER INTERVIEW