Sabine Mirlesse

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Visual Artist and photographer, Sabine Mirlesse’s work explores ideas of mythology, ritual, thresholds, imprints and traces, the individual’s relationship to landscape, and the immense power of nature. Photography is her primary medium however drawings, video, writing and found images are also incorporated into her practice.  Her first book, entitled As if it should have been a quarry,  a collection of photographs and drawings made in Iceland was published in 2013 and is distributed by (Damiani Editore/D.A.P. Artbook).

Education
MFA Photography, Parsons the New School for Design / BA Literature and Comparitive Religion, McGill University.

Exhibitions
La Galerie Particulière, Aperture Gallery, Gallery HO, Parsons Center for Design Shanghai, Galerie de Visu.

Publication Features & Reviews
The British Journal of Photography, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, Le Monde.

Awards
Baum Foundation Nominee for Emerging Photographer of the Year (2016); Magenta Foundation/Flash Forward Emerging Photographer, Toronto, Canada (2013);  Joop Swart Masterclass Nominee, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2009, ’11, ’12) The New School University Graduate Dean Scholarship, New York, New York (2008-2010).

www.sabinemirlesse.com