Laurence Philomene is a non-binary photographer, director and curator based in Montreal, Canada. Laurence’s work is colourful and candid, and deals with questions of identity as seen through a queer/trans lens.
Laurence’s work on gender and identity has been published in the likes of Dazed, I- D, Vice, Broadly, CBC Arts, Courrier International, Teen Vogue, Hunger Magazine, Wonderland, and The Independent, to name a few. Laurence has participated in over 30 exhibitions worldwide, including 3 solo exhibits in Toronto, Berlin and Cracow.
The artist is currently working on a 10 year retrospective book, which will be published in collaboration with Editions Lemaitre (Paris) in 2019.
editorial inquiries/press/bookings/prints: [email protected]
Selected clients :
Vice, Broadly, Refinery29, VSCO, Converse, Netflix, Teen Vogue, Jump From Paper, Courrier International, Fluide beauty, Stay Home Club, NEON Magazine, Elle Girl Korea, Kaltblut Magazine, Laforet Japan, Leméac, Yahoo Style, Frankie Magazine, Somewhere x Nowhere
Selected press :
Flickr 20 under 20, curator's choice award, 2014
Lucie Foundation Emerging Artist Scholarship - shortlisted, 2017
Adweek Creative 100, 2018
Artsida9, emerging artist award, 2019
Laurence Philomene @ La maison du Quebec à St-Malo (July 2019, St-Malo, France)
Currents curated by Forge Art Mag @ Mount Analogue (May 3-31, 2019, Seattle)
Queeruption Festival (May 2019, Budapest)
Chromatic Festival @ Usine C (May 10-17, 2019, Montreal, Canada)
Boys Boys Boys @ The Ravestijn Gallery (March 22 - 30, 2019, Amsterdam)