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  1. Recent non-binary portraits

    11 Dec 2018

    Here are some recent portraits as part of my ongoing non-binary series - if anyone is interested in participating in the series feel free to reach out any time! I am located in Montreal but do travel fairly often. This project has grown a lot over the years, it is…


  2. Me vs Others : the short film

    29 Nov 2018

    To go along with my solo exhibition of the same title, Arizona O’Neill and I collaborated on a short film this fall, which we premiered at the exhibition and today it has premiered online on Adolescent. You can view it here, along with some words by myself & Arizona on…


  3. Me vs Others at The Letter Bet

    18 Nov 2018

    Here are a few images from my installation “me vs others” at The Letter Bet- the exhibition is on view until November 27 in Montreal! You can also purchase the exhibition artwork on the Letter Bet’s website here:  https://www.theletterbet.ca/collections/laurence-philomene I’ve also made a playlist for the exhibition which you can…


  4. Exhibition details

    02 Nov 2018

    Hi! My solo exhibition at The Letter Bet in Montreal is coming up in just a week!  The opening night is November 8, from 6 to 9 pm, with a special showing of the short film I’ve co-directed with Arizona O’Neill at 7 pm. Hope to see you there if…


  5. Boys will be Boys at Junior High

    24 Oct 2018

    Lucky’s butt & satin, 2017 - the day after my solo show opens, this amazing group show I have work in also opens in LA at @juniorhighla curated by @irrisrray 💖 event link & info below: — https://www.facebook.com/events/238295333504823 “Boys Will Be Boys” is a photography group show that tells stories about masculinity, ones that expand…


  6. exhibition announcement

    12 Oct 2018

    Just stopping by to announce my upcoming solo show at The Letter Bet, in which I will be showing a selection of new works from my series “me vs others”. The show will run from November 8 - 27, more details coming soon. https://www.theletterbet.ca/ This one is titled “missed connection”…


  7. recent commissions

    30 Sep 2018

    some recent local commissioned work for : radiant baby, sunset people vintage & citizen vintage :) xo Laurence


  8. september updates

    29 Sep 2018

    Hi! A quick update to say what’s been going on this month ~ First up, I have some work in the third edition of the Boys! Boys! Boys! auction on Paddle8 in collaboration with The Little Black Gallery, you can view that here (only 2 days left to bid!)…


  9. nb portraits - chloe

    02 Sep 2018

    Another new addition to my non-binary portrait series - took these pictures of Chloe this week, in some sort of colourful camouflage. As always, these images are the result of a collaboration between me and the model - for these ones specifically, Chloe came up with this concept in relation…


  10. Lucky on Broadly

    02 Sep 2018

    Slowly but surely revealing this body of work I’ve been working on with Lucky for the last 7 years. Had some snippets of it published in Broadly this past month, you can see the article here: https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/zmkknw/laurence-philomene-photos-trans-intersex “Lucky: A Star is Born” is an ongoing photo project focused on


  11. nb portraits - heath

    18 Aug 2018

    I took a little break from shooting non-binary portrait series while I was working on my book but I’m back at it! I think this time around I will just publish it shoot by shoot because that’s what feels the most natural to me right now Today I got to…


  12. Fluide beauty

    15 Aug 2018

    Can’t believe I forgot to post this earlier but I had the chance of shooting Fluide beauty’s new eyeshadow palette back in April!! https://www.fluide.us/collections/makeup/products/seeing-the-future-001-shadow-palette Very thankful for this brand who is committed to supporting gender non-conforming individuals in front of the camera, behind the camera, behind the scenes, always!  You…


  13. Lucky - a star is born

    31 Jul 2018

    Here are some images from an ongoing project of mine that were published on Adolescent this week: www.adolescent.net/a/lucky-a-star-is-born Lucky: A Star is Born is an ongoing photo project focused on my best friend, Lucky, that is part documentary, part creative outlet. I started taking pictures of Lucky in 2011 when we…


  14. Silent retreat (iphone diary)

    29 Jul 2018

    Here is a photo essay I shot on my iphone in May & was published in The Photographic Journal last month: http://thephotographicjournal.com/essays/silent-retreat/ I shot these images on my phone while i was on a silent retreat in May. My mom had talked about wanting to go one of these retreats…


  15. Vice photo issue + june press

    25 Jun 2018

    Hi! June has been such a hectic month! I am in the middle of moving so life is a bit all over the place right now but I’ve had a lot of projects released this month I am excited to share <3  The first and most exciting in my eye…


  16. exhbition in poland!

    31 May 2018

    Hi all! I’ve got so much new work coming out this month (or next month I guess; june) but first I thought I’d share this exhibition I currently have in Cracow, Poland. The exhibition is titled “no boys, no girls, no nothin” (which comes from a tattoo in a picture…


  17. Converse one star

    08 May 2018

    I shot some images for converse’s one star spring campaign in collaboration with Adolescent Content - I wanted to play with monochromatic and springtime vibes, had a lot of fun with it ~ below are the images!  xoxo Laurence


  18. longueuil diary + creepy gals

    04 May 2018

    went on a rainy day trip to the suburbs with billy last week for mer’s birthday used it as an excuse to take pictures of some clothes for creepy gals <3  some donuts and a lil identity slippage 


  19. March recap

    05 Apr 2018

    It’s been a busy month over here!!! The cold Montreal forces me into hibernation still but this past month I’ve reached a lot of milestones I never thought I’d reach - now onto bigger dreams!!  My biggest project this month was a music video I directed, shot & conceptualized for…


  20. 2017 phone diary

    27 Mar 2018

    here are some some moments from last year that I shot on my phone, not what I usually do but felt like showing you something a little less polished and more insight into my life. memories from montreal, toronto, berlin, london, vancouver, and victoria <3 xoxo Laurence


  21. vsco ~ create the extraordinary ~ me vs others

    14 Mar 2018

    This month I got to partner with VSCO (thanks to my rep at Adolescent Content!!) on their campaign “create the extraordinary” - I used this opportunity to edit some images from the past year from my ongoing series “me vs others”. This series is about identity, and it’s about blurring…


  22. me vs others - esmee/spring

    06 Mar 2018

    quick spring moments in between a commercial shoot last month  xoxo Laurence


  23. February

    23 Feb 2018

    I’m still in hibernation quite a bit, hiding away and working on my retrospective book/archive - but also bursting with ideas and can’t wait for spring, to start anew.  I’ve had a portfolio of images from my non-binary series published in a special edition of Courrier International in France this…


  24. Fluide beauty

    05 Feb 2018

    This winter I’m hibernating away, working on my archive and putting a retrospective book which is being published by Éditions Lemaitre in Paris in the spring so be on the lookout for that! Once I am done putting together my archive I will do a full overhaul of this website…


  25. It is what it is - official documentation

    05 Feb 2018

    Got some official documentation photos from Xpace Cultural Centre of mine & Starchild Stela’s installation “it is what it is” (Jan 12-Feb 10 : http://www.xpace.info/exhibition-event/laurence-philomene-starchild-stela-it-is-what-it-is/)  Documentation photos by Yuula Benivolski. This is one of my favorite projects I’ve ever worked on so very happy to have these photos to remember…


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