Born in 1959 in Republic of the Congo, Olivier de Sagazan is a french artist, painter, sculptor, and performer. De Sagazan's works focus on building layers of clay on his own body and face, annihilating his own identity, and becoming a living work of art.
In 2011, de Sagazan’s work was featured in the documentary film Samsara by Ron Fricke. He has collaborated with the likes of Mylène Farmer, appearing in her video for À l'ombre and FKA twigs for her performance piece, Rooms.
In 2017, de Sagazan collaborated with Nick Knight and Gareth Pugh on a fashion film presenting Pugh’s S/S 18 collection.