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  1. 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…


  2. Non-Binary Portrait series part 2.5

    23 Jan 2018

    This is the third instalment of a series of portraits I’ve been working on for the last couple of years of my non-binary friends. You can read more about it on the previous instalments here: 1 & 2.  As someone who identifies as non-binary myself it’s a project that’s been really…


  3. It is what it is

    16 Jan 2018

    My friend Starchild Stela & I had the pleasure of being invited to do an installation at Xpace for the month of January/February, which will be up until February 10 ~ For this project, we combined both of our non-binary portraits series and we wanted to present these works in…


  4. 2018/17

    06 Jan 2018

    the most beautiful light I saw all year, gems’ room, june 2017 self portrait on christmas morning, december 2017 right now I’m in my yearly hibernation period but preparing a very special show with starchild stela at Xpace in Toronto which opens next friday, you can see the event here…


  5. chroma mag red issue

    12 Dec 2017

    I’ve got some work in the red issue of chroma mag which is finally out and available here : chromamagazine.bigcartel.com really loved shooting these and focusing on just one colour!!  I also did an interview with vice recently which you can watch here!  xo Laurence 


  6. Summer 2017 diary

    17 Oct 2017

    I’m not very good with words so here’s some images instead - quiet summer, I still have 2 more years of archives of diary photos to edit but for now this will be it, thankful for my friends, thankful for taking things slow, revisiting past patterns, past places, lots of…


  7. Graeme - Me vs others

    28 Sep 2017

    Taking a little break from all the emails today to edit some personal work for the first time in ages…some pictures dear to my heart of the sunniest day in BC this summer / graeme as me / me as graeme idk it gets blurred. Something about gender and the…


  8. Flora Fauna for Constellation Mag

    25 Sep 2017

    The portraits I shot of my friend Flora for issue 2 of Constellation Mag are finally out!! This issue highlights a ton of really talented Canada-based artists so I highly recommend that you check it out! https://www.constellationmag.space/issuetwo https://www.constellationmag.space/flora-fauna These photos are really special to me, we shot them in Brighton…


  9. Juli Majer artist interview

    15 Sep 2017

    My latest artist interview is up on Adolescent - This one is with my super talented friend Juli Majer - we filmed this on the sleepiest night, my last one in Vancouver earlier this summer. This one is really soothing to me, hope it makes you feel calm too <3  view it…


  10. Wooly mag

    03 Aug 2017

    Hi! I had some work in the most recent issue of Wooly magazine in Japan and they were super kind to organize an exhibition of my work in Tokyo as well so I thought I’d post a few photos they sent me of the exhibition set up!  xo Laurence


  11. Nail Transphobia artist interview

    22 Jul 2017

    My latest artist interview is up on Adolescent! This one is showcasing my amazing friend Charlie Craggs, who runs the campaing “Nail Transphobia” - check it out over on the adolescent website! https://www.adolescent.net/a/artist-interview-series-charlile-craggs


  12. What Does Our Future Hold + more

    09 Jul 2017

    Ok so this post is LONG overdue…7 months overdue to be exact. But here it is finally, some pictures from the exhibition & tarot deck I helped co-curate with The Coven, Polyester Zine and Isabella Podpadec of Dream Wife in London in January. You can see more about the project…


  13. Recent Press

    09 Jul 2017

    I’ve been super busy with my exhibition in Berlin last month and travelling since then but I’ve had a lot of press recently so I thought I’d post that on here! Photos from my berlin show to come soon as well <3  first up is this feature on the official…


  14. teen vogue

    15 Jun 2017

    I just realized that I never got around to posting the images I shot for Teen Vogue’s september 2016 print issue! So here they are :) I shot two pages, one still life and one shoe spread ~  xo Laurence


  15. 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


  16. 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…


  17. 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…


  18. 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 -…


  19. 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…


  20. 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…


  21. 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…


  22. 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…


  23. 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…


  24. 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 …


  25. 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…


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