Camille Lévêque (b. 1985, Paris) is a visual artist whose practice blends photography, collage, video and installation. She holds a BA in Fine Arts and Literature from Paris 8 University and a MA in Fine Arts from UCLA (Los Angeles).

Whilst constantly developing her photography practice, she mainly explores intimacy and builds narrative series blending straight documentary works with an artistic and personal approach.
Her works think about relationships, matters of identity and origins - often looking at family as the cornerstone of her analysis. Working mostly around the archive, whether is it the subject or the media, she aims to illustrate the idea of memory, its impact on the present and future, its limits, and its fading.
If photography is a piece of evidence, she uses it either as a statement or a distortion of the truth playing with the boundaries of the medium, and in a way, with the past.
Very much influenced by her own family archive she makes encounters between various eras of photography, creating discussions working in echo around the photographic object. 
Raised in a family of multicultural background, origins and identity are the predominant topics of her work research and her practice illustrates this encounter between various influences and the way past influences the present, and shapes the future.

She has been working as a reporter for the UNHCR in Armenia and an editorial assistant for Magnum Photos in Paris to then focus on her practice as photographer and publisher.
She is founder and member of LIVE WILD collective and the co-founder of publishing house ORPHEUS STANDING ALONE.
With LIVE WILD, she experiments since 2014 on authorship, identity and anonymity by the use of aliases. Working under seven different names, her own and six aliases, she develops various bodies of work and questions the importance of the artist's character in their practice and career's development.

Her works are featured on various publications, online and in print, and exhibited internationally.
Leveque has lived and worked in France, Armenia and the United-States, she is currently based in Paris, France but available for commissions worldwide.


For more information on my work, to order prints or just to say hello, feel free to get in touch
lev.camille@gmail.com

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