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Laura Bonnefous
Laura Bonnefous photographer & director laurabonnefous.com Through a mixed-media image that focuses on the spaces she encounters, or the ones she recreates, Laura Bonnefous offers us a poetic depiction of reality. His projects are cross-cut- ting between personal project and commissions through photography and film.

Inspired by the relationship that mankind maintains with our contemporary landscape, but also captivated by the mutation our society goes through, she studies and deciphers our humanity’s mythologies in order to depict them with sensitivity. She recreates with these elements from reality her own spaces : metaphorical and personal universes.

Both pictorial and sculptural, her work tends to abstraction, and thus, proposes a new archeology of our contemporary codes.

She developped her mixed-media practice by studying at the Beaux Arts de Paris, the Otis College of Art and Design of Los Angeles and Gobelins, l’école de l’image in Paris.

Laura Bonnefous takes part in exhibitions and residencies internationally. She was exhibited at the 104 in Paris, the Cité Internationale des Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Arts of Bangkok, the Onishi Studio in Japan, the Parcours Saint Germain in Paris, and the Voies Off in Arles, Le Mois de la Photo in Paris, in the Palais Galliera in Paris, the Arezzo Photography Festival in Italy, the Festival of young international photography in Niort, she was part of the Salon Révélation in 2019. Her work is to be seen in July 2019 in Arles for the FotoHaus exhibition, in October 2019 for the Rencontres du 10e Arrondissement in Paris or the Pro- menades Photographiques de Vendôme in 2020. In 2021, she took part in Festival de Saint Brieuc, had an exibition in Maire de Paris and created her first project to publish her series Failles with Editions H2L2.

She’s part of the 30 under 30 Women Photographers in 2015. She won different prizes, such as the Bourse du Talent, the Prix Picto or the Creative Directors Prize. She also ended up a finalist for the Prix de l’Académie des Beaux Arts de Paris and the BMW Residency.

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