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  1. Kendra Yee artist interview

    12 May 2017

    My latest artist interview is up on Adolescent! This time I interviewed Kendra Yee, just as she was about to graduate from OCAD - we talked about the characters she creates, and being a young artist - you can see the full video on the site : https://www.adolescent.net/a/artist-interview-series-kendra-yee xo Laurence


  2. Somewhere x Nowhere

    10 May 2017

    Here is an editorial I shot for Somewhere x Nowhere’s Edelweiss collection, which I am absolutely in love with…tons of pinks, oranges, fluffy textures, I was really in my element with this one Models are my friends Rochelle & Flora :) You can see the editorial on the brand’s site…


  3. Polyester Zine issue 6

    01 May 2017

    The new issue of Polyester Zine is out! I got to do an editorial with my best friend Wolfie as well as an in depth interview where we talked about our friendship, collaborating, and the idea of the muse. You can buy the issue here : http://www.polyesterzine.com/buy  And here is…


  4. Ginette Lapalme artist interview

    01 May 2017

    Hi! My latest artist interview is up on Adolescent :) This time, I interviewed one of my favorite artists and biggest inspirations, Ginette Lapalme. You can view the interview here : https://www.adolescent.net/a/artist-interview-series-ginette-lapalme Here is also some recent press : - interview with Gender Spectrum - interview on The Outsiderz -…


  5. Netflix / 13 reasons why

    13 Apr 2017

    I got the chance to direct a campaign video for Netflix’s new show “13 reasons why”, more specifically their social media campaign #ReasonsWhyYouMatter and the video is finally out today on Netflix’s facebook and twitter!  It’s a really lovely project about friendship and love and I’m honestly so grateful I…


  6. Radiant Baby / Save me from myself

    04 Apr 2017

    I’ve been doing a lot of directing lately and really loving it! Earlier this winter I got to collaborate with Radiant Baby on his album imagery as well as the music video for his new song “Save me from myself” and the video is out today :) You can check…


  7. Chroma magazine / RED issue

    14 Mar 2017

    My editorial for Chroma Magazine is out! I shot this for their first issue, which centers around the colour red - it was a bit of a challenge for me as I actually haven’t worked with red in my images in a really long time but I had so much…


  8. CBC arts interview

    11 Mar 2017

    Along with releasing part 2 of the non-binary portrait series this week, CBC arts also released a video interview with me talking about the project :) You can view it here : http://www.cbc.ca/arts/exhibitionists/pictures-worth-a-thousand-genders-this-photographer-s-work-is-a-primer-on-non-binary-identities-1.4017583 I also just want to say that I am really grateful for the attention this project has…


  9. Non-Binary Portrait Series part 2

    09 Mar 2017

    Hi!! I’ve been in complete hibernation all winter but I am back! With some photos I’ve been holding on to for a long time! But without further ado…here is part 2 of my non-binary portrait series :)  you can view the whole series here : www.laurencephilomene.com/nonbinary & all of these…


  10. Month of Photography Los Angeles

    01 Feb 2017

    Hi! Just wanted to post an update to say I have some work in the Instagram Jam exhibition at Month of Photography Los Angeles starting tomorrow (february 2nd). To anyone in LA, please go check it out for me <3  You can read more about the event here : http://www.monthofphotography.com/events-2017/instagram-jam …


  11. December update

    06 Dec 2016

    Hi! Just thought I’d make a blog post with some updates from the last week or so First off, the third instalment of my interview series for adolescent.net is up, with my good friend & one of my favorite artists Brie Moreno aka boogerbrie - you can check that out…


  12. Non-Binary Portrait series part 1

    16 Nov 2016

    Hiiii!! I’ve been working on this portrait series for a while now, it’s ongoing but today I get to release the first part!! You can see a preview of it up on Broadly & the full series below This is the first instalment of an ongoing portrait series I’m working on.…


  13. Anna & Fatine

    15 Nov 2016

    Hi! Finally got around to publishing some of my favourite photos I took last year - check them out on Sukeban (& here they are below as well) These photos are part of a loosely ongoing series I’ve been working on over the last year, photographing platonic intimacy in friendships…


  14. Interview with Rachel

    14 Nov 2016

    Hi!! I’ve got lots of stuff coming up this week!! First up is the second instalment of my artist interview series on Adolescent. This time, I interviewed my friend Rachel Louise Hodgson, who was visiting from Brighton (UK) last month!! We talked about colours, instagram, and basically just had a…


  15. Amorphous / polyester zine

    08 Nov 2016

    I finally get to release one of my favorite things I’ve shot in a long time!! I found this jewelry company based in the UK on instagram (camp jewelry) and was immediately obsessed with their weird amorphous brooches, so I shot this still life/blob photo series just playing with the…


  16. lookbooks n whatnot

    04 Nov 2016

    I rarely post commercial/commissioned work on here because I tend to keep that separate but lately I’ve been having a lot of fun shooting for local designers, so here’s some images from that :) First up are some photos from my long-time collaborator kayleigh peddie’s fall 2016 lingerie line. We shot…


  17. Me vs others on The Photographic Journal

    02 Nov 2016

    my pals over at TPJ asked me to send over an editorial for halloween, so I took that as an occasion to go through my archives and put together a series of previously unpublished works from my me vs others series spanning the last year or so These images feature friends,…


  18. Freer in Berlin

    05 Oct 2016

    I’ve got some work in curated by girl’s first show “FREER IN BERLIN” coming up in a few days! You can rsvp to the even here :) if any of you go, please take photos for me! and here’s some press about the exhibition: https://i-d.vice.com/en_gb/article/this-feminist-platform-wants-to-represent-artists-of-every-gender-colour-and-creed http://www.iheartberlin.de/2016/09/27/being-freer-in-berlin-breaking-gender-conventions/ http://www.sleek-mag.com/2016/09/29/laetitia-duveau-feminist-photo/ http://blog.indie-mag.com/blog/2016/09/20/freer-in-berlin-exhibition-about-new-femininity-in-october/ http://www.spex.de/2016/10/05/platz-fuer-echte-koerper-schaffen-curated-by-girls-stellt-erstmals-in-berlin-aus/ http://www.refinery29.de/was-bedeutet-new-feminity#slide http://www.kaltblut-magazine.com/must-see-exhibition-freer-in-berlin-curated-by-girls/ http://i-ref.de/iref-impuls/laetitia-duveau-definiert-den-weiblichkeitsbegriff-neu/ http://www.berlinartlink.com/2016/10/03/the-week-october-03-09-2016/…


  19. Summer press & upcoming exhibitions

    16 Sep 2016

    just a little post to tally up some of the interviews/press I did this summer :) interview on curated by girls (september 2016) : http://www.curatedbygirls.com/itw-laurence-philomene.html interview in jungle magazine (august 2016) : https://jungle-magazine.co.uk/laurence-philomene/ feature in I-D magazine (august 2016) : http://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/6-photographers-changing-the-body-conversation-on-instagram feature in forge mag issue 12 (july 2016) : https://issuu.com/forgeartmag/docs/issuu12 interview on konbini (june…


  20. Jump From Paper

    29 Aug 2016

    Earlier this summer I had the pleasure of shooting a fun little editorial for Jump From Paper with my girl Wolfie, as always I had a lot of fun playing with colors and shapes and whatnot - you can check out the editorial on their website and a selection below :)…


  21. Camp Gallery

    16 Jun 2016

    Hi! Sorry for the lack of updates on here, I’ve been working hard on a ton of project including a pop-up gallery, shop & workshop series I am co-curating this summer with my colleagues Starchild Stela & Ambivalently Yours Our first event lineup was released on facebook last night so…


  22. hi :)

    04 May 2016

    I’ve been a little quiet on here as I have a lot of projects in the works that I can’t release just yet…just finished the photo book I’ve been working on all winter, signed a lease on a space to host a pop-up gallery this summer, starting work on the…


  23. Reclining nude with jello

    06 Apr 2016

    I’ve been making a lot of work re-exploring the idea of the “muse” and traditional painting themes like the reclining nude when photographing boys lately for a zine I’m putting together for TCAF in May…earlier this month I took a little break from the boys and did something similar with…


  24. We, “Other”

    19 Mar 2016

    I recently had some work up at POPOP gallery as part of Art Matters, I included some objects/installation aspects along with my prints which felt like a real turning point for me in terms of how I want to present my work.  Here’s a little blurb about the show and…


  25. LA diary // part 5

    13 Feb 2016

    Seeing as it’s pretty much the coldest day of the year here in Montreal, I figured it would be a good time to finally upload these images I shot of Chloe & Hobbes this summer at the UCLA botanical garden. Walked home in a blizzard and I am missing the LA…


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