Amelie Labourdette

Nantes, France

Based in Nantes (France), Amelie Labourdette obtained her degree in Fine Art from the National Fine Art School of Nantes. Recipient of numerous research and production grants, her work has been shown in several exhibitions in France and abroad, and is included in public or private collections. In 2016, she is also winner of the Sony World Photography Awards Professional Competition under the category Architecture, with the photographic series Empire of Dust. Amelie Labourdette interrogates through her photographic work, which is located below the visible landscape. The landscape refers us to something collective and individual memory. It’s a refect of an era’s history, well as from our imagination. By questioning through her photographic work, the notion of territory to build, to appropriate or redefne artistically, she tries to reveal the multi layered identities and temporalities of a landscape. She builds and realizes her photographic projects closely related with the territory idea, because it’s about landscape and «Archeology of present» she wants to talk frst of all. Amélie Labourdette questions the aesthetic, fctional and documentary values, induced by her photographs.

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