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HENNO, Laura

PORTRAIT-HENNOBorn in 1976 in Lille (France) where she now lives and works.

After graduating in plastic arts at Lille III University, she studied photography at La Cambre school of visual arts in Brussels. In 2001, she continued her photographic work at the National Contemporary Art Studio, Le Fresnoy, where she made her first short film in 2003. After showing her work at the Fine Arts Museum in Dunkirk in 2001 and the Paris Photo festival in 2002, she had a solo exhibition at the Miró Foundation in Barcelona in 2006. Her film is regularly screened at festivals, in such exhibitions as Moving Images at the ICA in London and at Le Cube in Issy-les-Moulineaux.

In addition to her photography, Laura Henno has also led, since 2000, a graphic work as a member of the Qubo Gas artists’ collective. This other facet of her work has recently been shown at the Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine in Geneva, the Galerie Anne Barrault in Paris, which represents the collective, and Parasol Unit in London. The Qubo Gas trio is currently preparing an interactive work commissioned by the Tate Modern of London (UK).

In France, photographs by Laura Henno have recently been acquired by the National Contemporary Art Collection and the Seine-Saint-Denis Contemporary Art Collection.

Laura Henno presented her work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2007, nominated by Alain Fleischer for the Discovery Award: Laura Henno at the Atelier de Maintenance.