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  1. Lucie Foundation Scholarship

    31 Jul 2019

    A quick note to say :  I am so happy & proud to announce that I am the recipient of this year’s emerging artist scholarship from Lucie Foundation!!!! As part of this scholarship program I will be continuing to shoot my daily self portrait project “puberty”, documenting my experiences with…


  2. july update

    06 Jul 2019

    Writing this live from the july heatwave ~  Last month, I got the chance to spend a week in Cannes where I was invited to present my work and speak about shifting norms of masculinity + trans inclusivity as part of @cannes_lions with @adolescentcontent. I’ve been really enjoying giving more talks, workshops &…


  3. June update - puberty & new prints

    05 Jun 2019

    Thought I’d post an update on my ongoing project “Puberty” on here About the project :  “Puberty” is an ongoing self-portrait project documenting physical changes and mundane moments during my transition on HRT (hormonal replacement therapy) as a non-binary transgender person.  In April 2018, I began a medical transition process…


  4. Forge art mag - currents + chromatic festival

    25 May 2019

    This month I had the pleasure of being included in Forge Art Mag’s Currents exhibition at Mount Analogue in Seattle, alongside some amazing artists and fellow long-time collaborators of the magazine I showed three pieces as part of the exhibition, two images from my series “Lucky”, and one from “Puberty” …


  5. getty images creative bursary

    13 May 2019

    http://wherewestand.gettyimages.com/gi_grants/creative-bursary/#how_to_apply I am honoured to be a judge for the 2019 @gettyimages Creative Bursary along with @jesstdugan, @museummammy, @ryanpfluger, @ericmcnatt, and #tonymoxham.This year, the bursary is focused on the work of young LGBTQ2s artists. Three grants will be awarded: 3,000$, 7,000$ & 10,000$ - it is free to apply and the deadline is May 28. See the…


  6. Fluide Beauty Spring 2019 & April update

    02 Apr 2019

    I got to shoot yet another editorial for Fluide Beauty and had so much fun with it! Such a pleasure getting to work with a queer brand and compensate queer + trans models.  Below are some of my favourite images from the project! Models : Elle / Kaiden / Lou…


  7. March update

    16 Mar 2019

    Thought I’d make an update on here since it’s been a while. I have taken the last few months as a bit of a personal sabbatical to heal from burn out and work on developing new projects, but I’m feeling ready to get back in action soon! I have been…


  8. possible selves : queer foto vernaculars at Williams College Museum of Art

    17 Jan 2019

    I’ve had the pleasure of having a few pieces of mine as part of “Possible selves : queer foto vernaculars” at Williams College Museum Of Art - The exhibit is up until April 14, 2019 and it is an amazing collection of new queer photography.  Here are some images of…


  9. self portraits for the new year

    04 Jan 2019

    2019 for me is all about knowing my worth, and showing up as/for myself more To embody this spirit, I took some self portraits in collaboration with Jess Cohen & 3_3_4_7 - here are the resulting images  below I am in the process of finishing up my first monograph with Editions…


  10. 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…


  11. 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…


  12. 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…


  13. 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…


  14. 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…


  15. 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”…


  16. 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!)…


  17. 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…


  18. 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


  19. 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…


  20. 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…


  21. 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…


  22. 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…


  23. 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…


  24. 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…


  25. 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


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