Philippe Durand was born in 1963, he lives and works in Paris. Part of the series of photos Chauvet, l'aventure intérieure was shown at the Laurent Godin gallery and at the EAC in Mouans-Sartoux (2020). The artist has also been exhibited at the Centre Régional d'art Contemporain du Languedoc-Roussillon in Sète (2016), the FRAC Bretagne (2015), the Centre Photographique de Genève (2014), the MAC du Grand Hornu (2012), La Virreina in Barcelona (2012), the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago (2012), and the CA'ASI in Venice (2011).

His work is present in the Collections of the Centre Pompidou - MNAM as well as in those of the Centre National des Arts Plastiques, the FRAC Normandie Caen, the FRAC Bretagne, the Musée du Grand Hornu, the FRAC Auvergne.