Etienne Courtois lives and works in Brussels.
He has no formal art education.
Etienne Courtois uses photography articulating his work around perception and representation attempting to stretch the medium beyond its function as a tool for depiction. He is interested in the relationship between the nature of the image and its fracture. By tweaking the photographic process, taking studio-based techniques outside the studio, using natural light and lens manipulation.
Etienne Courtois produces unrestricted images, creating various levels of reading open to a more intimate relation to the image itself.