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  1. 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…


  2. 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


  3. 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…


  4. 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…


  5. 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…


  6. 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…


  7. 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…


  8. 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…


  9. 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


  10. 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…


  11. 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


  12. 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…


  13. me vs others - esmee/spring

    06 Mar 2018

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


  14. 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…


  15. 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…


  16. 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…


  17. 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…


  18. 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…


  19. 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…


  20. 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 


  21. 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…


  22. 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…


  23. 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…


  24. 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…


  25. 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


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