Jacques Borgetto has Italian roots from a little village in the Piedmont. Born in Paris, he turns himself towards photography at a young age.

Selected by the international photography event Les Rencontres internationales
de la Photographie d’Arles, he takes part in the young photographers exhibition
with Bernard Plossu and Bernard Descamps.

He also participes in various exhibitions: Galerie de Seine, Maison de la culture in Sens, Maison des Arts in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, London, Berlin, etc.

In 1986, he moves to Provence with his family. There he works for the region’s General Council, and conducts photography workshops for teenagers while pursuing his personal work.

He returns to live in Paris in 2006 and travels through South America (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay), Asia (China, Tibet, Cambodia, Korea), Africa and Europe.

His photographs can be found in the National Library collection as well as Reattu museum (Arles), the Maison Européenne de la photographie (Paris) and private collections.