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About karinelaval

Karine Laval has been is a French artist living and working in New York. She works primarily with photography and video and shares her time between New York and Europe, alternating magazine and client assignments with an artistic practice, wherein she combines portraiture with images of geographical locations and visual narratives. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, New York, The New Yorker, Elle, Eyemazing, among others. Her work is exhibited worldwide in galleries and festivals. Laval was selected by Photo District News’ (PDN) 30 Emerging Photographers in 2005. Bonni Benrubi gallery in New York City currently represents her.

Interview in Strange Fire

Thank you Strange Fire Collective and Rafael Soldi for giving me the opportunity to share some of my work and talk about identity of space/place, enhanced reality, exploration of new media, and the performance of sexuality, identity and desire. Check … Continue reading

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Karine Laval The Water Bearer

I’m happy to share a new interview with Musée Magazine and a preview of my new body of work Heterotopia ahead of my upcoming exhibition Benrubi Gallery in spring 2016.

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French Vogue’s Paris Photo favorites

French Vogue picked my work among their Top-10 must-see photographs at Paris Photo. Honored to be among Stephen Shore, Andre Kertesz, Luigi Ghirri, Tim Barber, Robert Frank and Herb Ritts, out of a pool of 1258 artists and 173 galleries. … Continue reading

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Recent Press

Interview Magazine (Germany): Abtauchen: Der Swimming Pool als Metaphor by Karine Laval The Observer/The Guardian (UK): Karine Laval: Cool at the pool by Peter Yeung Harper’s Magazine (USA): Art, Monday Gallery: Untitlted #11 (2014) by Karine Laval The New Yorker (USA): … Continue reading

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“Karine Laval: The Other Perception” by Milena Kodratoff Milena Kodratoff on “The Pool”, “Poolscapes” and “Heterotopia” in “Karine Laval: The Other Perception” (English translation): I recently discovered a photograph, untitled # 99 in a series by Karine Laval called “Pool”. The light that emanated from it, the … Continue reading

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“Poolscapes” at Photo London 2015

Crane Kalman Gallery presented an installation of “Poolscapes” at Photo London last week:

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The Huffington Post reviews “Radical Color”

The Huffington Post reviews the exhibition “Radical Color”, featuring Untitled #18 from my “Heterotopia” series. Although the exhibition came down a couple of months ago at the Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon, it is still on view on Humble Arts … Continue reading

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