Photography Lunch Talks Presents Sabine Mirlesse

sabine mirlesse

The Photo Department hosts Lunch Talks designed to foster knowledge, sharing and casual conversation with photographers, curators and artists.

Lunch Talks are free and open to all but do sign up!

Sabine Mirlesse holds a BA in Religious Studies and English Literature from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and additionally studied for one year at the Universiteit van Amsterdam in The Netherlands. In 2010 she graduated with a MFA in Photography from Parsons the New School for Design in New York City. Her 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.

Mirlesse’s work has been the subject of features in The British Journal of Photography, Time Magazine’s Lightbox, Interview Magazine,, The New Yorker, and Le Monde’s M magazine. She was nominated three times for World Press Photo’s annual Joop Swart Masterclass (2009, 2011, 2012) and was chosen as a notable emerging photographer of 2013 by The Magenta Foundation. Mirlesse has shot on assignment for The New York Times, T Magazine, Le Monde, M, Le Figaro, and the The Wall Street Journal, as well as contributed to Vogue Italia and Purple among other magazines. Additionally, Mirlesse has contributed as a writer to The Paris Review, BOMB Magazine, Art in America, and Aperture collecting more than twenty five interviews with various contemporary artists and curators.

Mirlesse’s latest project is based in Armenia, and is entitled ‘Song of Fruit & Contention’. www.sabinemirlesse.com