Born in 1973, Frederic Sautereau is photographer and director of Oeil Public agency. His central themes are the dual notions of border and divide.

Between July 1997 and April 2000 his work focused mainly on divided cities, namely Belfast, Nicosia, Mostar, Jerusalem and Mitrovica. The resulting series was exhibited at the Visa pour l'image festival in Perpignan 2001 and is regularly shown in the FNAC galleries of photography. His book on the theme, Des Murs et Des Vies ( Of Walls and Lives) was published by Le Petit Camarguais in May 2002.

From June 2000 to August 2003, he devoted himself to the Lisières d'Europe (The Edges of Europe) project. This received the support of Label Paris Europe, the National Centre for the Plastic Arts, and the Hachette Foundation.

In 2003 he received the Fuji Prize for a work on the wall separating Israel and the West Bank.

Elsewhere, his work on New York in the aftermath of the 11 September attacks has been shown in France, Germany, Switzerland and Portugal. His book '' N40°42'42'' W74°00'45'''' was published by Editions 779 in September 2003.