Laura Ben Hayoun

Photographer/ Videast

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About me

Laura Ben Hayoun is born in 1984, in Valence (France). She lives and work in Paris. After studies in visual anthropology, she follows a MA in Documentary film, and MA in Photography and Contemporary art. Her work questions wanderings, borders and migration. Photography became a place of domesticated violence where it physically foothold, family histories are interpreted as echoes of history. The image is interrogated in its capacity of movement and instability. She is working on mixed media, photography, video, textiles, drawings, installation. She made collective exhibitions solo exhibitions in London (Tate Modern, Source Spotlight), Paris (Festival Circulations, Meetings of the 10th arrondissement, Mois de la photo), in Nice (Festival of Mediterranean Photography), and in Spain (Outono Fotografico) . Exhibitions: Festival Outono Fotografico, A Coruña, 2018 Festival of Mediterranean Photography, Seven Off, Nice, 2017 Circulation (s) Festival of Young European Photography, Paris, 2017 The Photographic Meetings of the 10th arrondissement, Paris 2015 Month of the Photo- OFF, Paris, 2014 Tate Britain: Source spotlight texture and collages, London, 2014 Publications: Paper : Ces editions, 2018 L'Incroyable magazine, 2016 Review The Incident, 2015 Online : Der Greif Wetransfer interviews Wired Magazine Photografia magazine

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  • Photography
  • Analogue Photography
  • Video
  • Editing
  • Author
  • Script Writer

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios

    Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios

    • Design
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    ENSAAMA Olivier de Serres

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      L'Incroyable Magazine

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        Frequence School

        Work history


        Jan 2011
        • Paris, France
        • Freelance
        • Directing shorts films with youngsters in high school.


        Sep 2017 - Jan 2018
        • Paris, France
        • Freelance
        • Worshop "Sauvage" , worshop about image and anthropology with the BA in Textils



        L'Incroyable Magazine

        Mar 2016 - Mar 2016
        • Paris, France
        • Freelance
        • Interview and photoshoot with the cyborg Neil Harbisson


        Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
        • Mountain View, United States
        • Freelance
        • Photography for the movie "Disaster Playground" by Nelly Ben Hayoun at NASA Ames Center



        Master of Arts

        Université Paris VIII

        Sep 2015 - Jul 2017
        • Paris, France
        • Master degree in Contemporary Art and Photography


        MA Documentary Film

        Universite Evry

        Sep 2007 - Sep 2008
        • Évry, France


        MA Social Anthropology

        Université Lumière Lyon 2

        Sep 2004 - Sep 2006
        • Lyon, France