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  1. Interview with Rachel

    14 Nov 2016

    Hi!! I’ve got lots of stuff coming up this week!! First up is the second instalment of my artist interview series on Adolescent. This time, I interviewed my friend Rachel Louise Hodgson, who was visiting from Brighton (UK) last month!! We talked about colours, instagram, and basically just had a…


  2. Amorphous / polyester zine

    08 Nov 2016

    I finally get to release one of my favorite things I’ve shot in a long time!! I found this jewelry company based in the UK on instagram (camp jewelry) and was immediately obsessed with their weird amorphous brooches, so I shot this still life/blob photo series just playing with the…


  3. lookbooks n whatnot

    04 Nov 2016

    I rarely post commercial/commissioned work on here because I tend to keep that separate but lately I’ve been having a lot of fun shooting for local designers, so here’s some images from that :) First up are some photos from my long-time collaborator kayleigh peddie’s fall 2016 lingerie line. We shot…


  4. Me vs others on The Photographic Journal

    02 Nov 2016

    my pals over at TPJ asked me to send over an editorial for halloween, so I took that as an occasion to go through my archives and put together a series of previously unpublished works from my me vs others series spanning the last year or so These images feature friends,…


  5. Freer in Berlin

    05 Oct 2016

    I’ve got some work in curated by girl’s first show “FREER IN BERLIN” coming up in a few days! You can rsvp to the even here :) if any of you go, please take photos for me! and here’s some press about the exhibition: https://i-d.vice.com/en_gb/article/this-feminist-platform-wants-to-represent-artists-of-every-gender-colour-and-creed http://www.iheartberlin.de/2016/09/27/being-freer-in-berlin-breaking-gender-conventions/ http://www.sleek-mag.com/2016/09/29/laetitia-duveau-feminist-photo/ http://blog.indie-mag.com/blog/2016/09/20/freer-in-berlin-exhibition-about-new-femininity-in-october/ http://www.spex.de/2016/10/05/platz-fuer-echte-koerper-schaffen-curated-by-girls-stellt-erstmals-in-berlin-aus/ http://www.refinery29.de/was-bedeutet-new-feminity#slide http://www.kaltblut-magazine.com/must-see-exhibition-freer-in-berlin-curated-by-girls/ http://i-ref.de/iref-impuls/laetitia-duveau-definiert-den-weiblichkeitsbegriff-neu/ http://www.berlinartlink.com/2016/10/03/the-week-october-03-09-2016/…


  6. Summer press & upcoming exhibitions

    16 Sep 2016

    just a little post to tally up some of the interviews/press I did this summer :) interview on curated by girls (september 2016) : http://www.curatedbygirls.com/itw-laurence-philomene.html interview in jungle magazine (august 2016) : https://jungle-magazine.co.uk/laurence-philomene/ feature in I-D magazine (august 2016) : http://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/6-photographers-changing-the-body-conversation-on-instagram feature in forge mag issue 12 (july 2016) : https://issuu.com/forgeartmag/docs/issuu12 interview on konbini (june…


  7. Jump From Paper

    29 Aug 2016

    Earlier this summer I had the pleasure of shooting a fun little editorial for Jump From Paper with my girl Wolfie, as always I had a lot of fun playing with colors and shapes and whatnot - you can check out the editorial on their website and a selection below :)…


  8. Camp Gallery

    16 Jun 2016

    Hi! Sorry for the lack of updates on here, I’ve been working hard on a ton of project including a pop-up gallery, shop & workshop series I am co-curating this summer with my colleagues Starchild Stela & Ambivalently Yours Our first event lineup was released on facebook last night so…


  9. Reclining nude with jello

    06 Apr 2016

    I’ve been making a lot of work re-exploring the idea of the “muse” and traditional painting themes like the reclining nude when photographing boys lately for a zine I’m putting together for TCAF in May…earlier this month I took a little break from the boys and did something similar with…


  10. We, “Other”

    19 Mar 2016

    I recently had some work up at POPOP gallery as part of Art Matters, I included some objects/installation aspects along with my prints which felt like a real turning point for me in terms of how I want to present my work.  Here’s a little blurb about the show and…


  11. LA diary // part 5

    13 Feb 2016

    Seeing as it’s pretty much the coldest day of the year here in Montreal, I figured it would be a good time to finally upload these images I shot of Chloe & Hobbes this summer at the UCLA botanical garden. Walked home in a blizzard and I am missing the LA…


  12. Morphe Jewelry

    07 Feb 2016

    I don’t usually post my commercial work on here but this one holds a special spot in my heart! I got to shoot the product images & some fun still life imagery for the launch collection of Morphe Jewelry - all rose gold, opals, ethically-sourced diamonds, ufos and planets. Honestly this…


  13. Playing with colours

    07 Jan 2016

    I’m finally getting around to editing some of my archive from the last two years!! I’ve missed playing with colours and I want to do a lot more of that this year. Here are some photos from my turquoise colour study, grey colour study, and a portrait of my friend…


  14. Toddlers & Tiaras for Polyester zine

    04 Jan 2016

    Anyone who knows me knows that I have been obsessed with toddlers and tiaras ever since it first came out…so in the spirit of this reality show, I shot this little editorial for fun with chloe & hobbes this summer. You can see it all on polyester zine. I’ve missed doing…


  15. LA Diary // Part 4

    02 Jan 2016

    It’s been snowing all week here but I’ve still got a few more diary photos from LA to share (I’ve got a few editorials I shot there coming out as well so I’ll post those soon!). These are just a collection of memories with friends…I’ve been dreaming a lot about the…


  16. LA Diary // Part 3

    02 Jan 2016

    Here are some images I shot of fellow photographers (Arvida Bystrom, Molly Matalon & Vivian Fu) when I was in LA this summer - these were published alongside an interview about my series ”me vs others” in Dazed last week, you can read the article here.  xoxo Laurence


  17. December

    18 Dec 2015

    a little self portait session at home with my bird today, I hadn’t done that in a while xoxo Laurence


  18. LA Diary // part 2

    06 Dec 2015

    Some pictures from my very first & last day in LA this summer; I happened to hang out with (& take pictures of) Sara on both days. On my first day I went over to her house to help out on the set of Red Lighter Films’ ‘‘All Encompassing and Everywhere” (it’s…


  19. Two of a kind

    03 Dec 2015

    Earlier this fall I got the chance to collaborate with IGNANT for their “two of a kind” series where they send the same 3 objects to two different artists and see how each interprets them. In this case they sent me a paint roller, bubble gum and cotton pads -…


  20. LA diary // part 1

    29 Nov 2015

    I fell in love with LA this summer and then subsequently spent the following months feeling quite heartbroken. I let the pictures I took there sit for a while, trying to figure out what I should do with them. Well, it’s been 4 months now and I figure it’s time…


  21. Wolfie as me

    21 Nov 2015

    I’m finally getting around to posting some of the images I shot this summer! These are some pictures I took of my friend Wolfie in my bedroom for my “me vs others” series before heading out to LA in July. I love blending elements of what’s mine vs what is my model’s…


  22. Portraits of Andrew

    03 Aug 2015

    These are some portraits I shot of my friend Andrew when I was living in Brooklynin March. I had never met Andrew before and he came over to my place for me to take his picture – I had been shooting a lot of commercial stuff at the time and wanted…


  23. Chloe & Hobbes/Me

    30 Jul 2015

    I’ve always been a self portrait artist but at some point over the last couple of years for the first time in my life I started to feel uncomfortable with showing myself online… something about vulnerability that started to freak me out, so I stopped taking self portraits. But I…


  24. Shahzaade in Brooklyn

    09 Jul 2015

    I’m finally getting around to editing pictures from the last few months and getting back in WORK mode! I’ve been going back and forth between Montreal and New York quite a bit, these are from a commissioned portrait session I did with Shahzaade a few weeks ago in Brooklyn. I…


  25. Cheyenne/Me

    26 Jun 2015

    I forgot to post these earlier, but here are some pictures I took of Cheyenne Sophia as me in March +  a shot from a commissioned portrait session I did this month. More new images to come soon :) xoxo Laurence


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