Radical Devotion

Laura Henno

Galerie Nathalie Obadia is pleased to present for the first time the work of French artist Laura Henno, ahead of her exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo next April. Photographer and filmmaker Laura Henno's work sheds light on parallel realities, often marked by phenomena of displacement or migration.

 

Following her research in the Comoros, which explores the complex geopolitics of the archipelago through life portraits of clandestine teenagers, Laura Henno turns her gaze to Slab City, a campsite lost in time in the Californian desert. Shown for the first time in Paris, the Outremonde series, initiated in 2017, received critical acclaim at the Rencontres d'Arles in 2018, as well as at the Institut de la Photographie in 2019 and at Bleu du Ciel in 2020, under the curation of Michel Poivert. The exhibition presented at the Galerie Nathalie Obadia allows the discover of previously unpublished prints, augmenting this project which will be the subject of a feature film developed as part of the artist's residency at the Villa Albertine in 2022.