Raphaële Bertho holds a PhD in Art History and is a lecturer at the Tours University (InTru laboratory). Her teaching and research focuses on the aesthetic and political issues of photographic representations of the territory. She published La Mission photographique de la DATAR, Un laboratoire du paysage contemporain (French Documentation, 2013) and several articles including ‘Grands ensembles, Fifty Years of French Political Fiction’ (Etudes photographiques, 2014). Together with the curator Heloise Conesa she is the commissioner of an exhibition about landscape photography in France from the 1980s until today, which will be on display at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (French National Library) in 2017.