Lafotographeuse (b.1986) is a visual griotte, using imagery and design she creates stories about and captures the history of people, places and things. She has a BFA from Pratt Institute in Photography, Art History and Design and is currently pursuing an MA at New York University in Visual Culture, Photography and Africana Studies. She speaks French and Italian.
Her clients include: DJs: Chris Annibell and Rich Medina, The Brooklyn Museum, Levi's, non profit art organizations: Making Books Sing and The Contemporaries, event organizers: Joann Jimenez, Keistar Productions and Six Degrees/Rain Dance NYC, dance troupe, Vissi Dance Theatre and educational institutions TASIS Switzerland and Pratt Institute.
She has worked as a staff photographer for NYC nightclub Stereo, Myzone Media and America Reads Counts. She was one of eight official photographers for the Winter Music Conference in 2007. She is the resident photographer for WONDERFULL, Afrokinetic, Brooklyn Renaissance and 3 degrees global parties.
Her images have been featured in Time out NY, Klublife magazine, WWD, the Brooklyn Courier and at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Spring St Gallery and Harriet's Alter Ego Gallery.
Additionally she has assisted Piper Carter, Jamel Shabazz and Gregory Scaffidi. She also has experience as a blogger, curator, archivist, studio manager, producer and lab tech.
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