Laurence LeBlanc

Photographer invited to the Festival Planche (s) Contact in 2016

© Laurence Leblanc for Planche (s) Contact 2016
© Laurence Leblanc for Planche (s) Contact 2016

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Laurence Leblanc, born in 1967 in Paris, began her artistic career very young by taking drawing and painting lessons at the Martenot school, as well as a training in engraving at the Decorative Arts of the Louvre. Winner in 2000 of the Villa Médicis Hors-Les-Murs for her project in Cambodia, she received several prizes including that of the HSBC Foundation for Photography in 2003. She published the same year Rithy, Chéa and Kim Sour, then Seul l ' air (2009), both published by Actes Sud. His work is exhibited at the 40th International Meeting of Photography in Arles.
Laurence Leblanc's photographs are acquired by private collectors, the National Fund for Contemporary Art or the Nicéphore Niepce Museum.
Laurence Leblanc won the Nicéphore Niepce Prize in 2016.
Video (with the film Bulles de silence) and sound (with a radio creation workshop on France Culture) have also been part of his areas of experimentation for several years.

In Deauville as part of the Planche (s) Contact festival

Artist from a plastic background, Laurence Leblanc's photographic practice is marked by a particular attention to the material and the medium. With her, the act of creation is constructed by impregnating the subject and its environment.
Laurence Leblanc was welcomed in residence for the 7th edition of Planche (s) Contact and produced in Deauville a series of sensitive and attentive images to the spaces that develop between humans and things.



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