About

© Morgane Lay for Christian Dior Parfums 

                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

/ Lives and works between Lyon (France) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)  

/ Represented by Galerie Intervalle, Paris 

/ elsaleydier [at] gmail.com

/ Follow on Instagram 

AWARDS
      & RESIDENCIES

Prix Maison Ruinart / Paris Photo 2019 – Laureate
Artist in Residence at Ruinart 2019, Reims, France
Dior Emerging Talent Award 2019 – Laureate
Prix HSBC pour la Photographie 2018 – Finalist
Artist in Residence at Hameau des Baux 2018, Arles, France
Artist in Residence at Alliance Française de Bogotá 2017, Colombia 
Artist in Residence at Jardim Suspenso 2016, Babilônia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Artist in Residence at EAVerão 2016, Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Concours Olympus/ENSP 2013 – 1st Prize 

SOLO 
  EXHIBITIONS

2019

/ Transatlántica
Intervalle Gallery, Paris, France

/ Transatlántica
With Résonance of Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Poltred, Lyon, France

2018

/ Like a Thunderstorm Over a Landscape
ATA, San Francisco, USA

2017

/ Plátanos con platino
Alliance Française de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia

GROUP SHOWS
          & SCREENINGS

2019

/ Dior The Art of Color
Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d’Arles, Arles, France

/ What’s Going on in Brazil?
Fondation Manuel Rivera Ortiz, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d’Arles, Arles, France

/ Lucie Foundation Group Show
Month of Photo LA, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

/ Fotografia, Amor e Luta
with Revista Old, Salvador, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba & Porto Alegre, Brazil

/ Retour de résidence
Hameau des Baux, Baux de Provence, France

2018

/ Atlas of Forms
 
Soft Power Palace Festival, Stuttgart, Germany

/ Photographie émergente France / Brésil
 
Paris Photo, Galerie Collection Privée, Paris, France

/ Answers Without Words
Cascade Paragon Gallery / Columbia River Correctional Institution, Portland, USA

/ Nature Within
 
Galerie Prints, London, UK

/ Novos Protagonismos
 
Valongo Festival Internacional da Imagem, Santos, Brazil

/ Du bonheur et rien d’autre
L’Atelier du Midi, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France

/ #FORATEMER #POESIAFICA
curated by The Smell of Dust, FotoHaus, Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France / Berlin, Germany

/ Voyage à Nantes
With Festival Circulation(s), Nantes, France

/ Lucie Foundation Group Show
Month of Photo LA  Los Angeles, USA

/ Territorios Imaginarios
PHotoEspaña, Madrid, Spain

Festival Circulation(s)
 Le Cent-Quatre, Paris, France

/ The Earth Issue
The House of St Barnabas, London, UK

2017

/ Foto Féminas Screening
Just Another Photo Festival, Kolkata, India

/ Braços Verdes e Olhos Cheios de Asas
At the invitation of Revista OLDFestival Valongo, Santos, Brazil

/ #FORATEMER #POESIAFICA
Screening curated by The Smell of Dust, São Paulo, Brazil

/ #FORATEMER #POESIAFICA
Screening curated by The Smell of Dust, FotoHaus, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France

2016

/ Fuori Serranda
LO.FT, Lecce, Italy

/ Jardim Suspenso
Morro da Babilônia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

/ Réserves
L’Atelier du Midi, Arles, France

/ Interstices
Festival MAP Toulouse, Toulouse, France

/ Échange de vues / Conversations Photographiques d’Olympus
Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France

2015

/ Histoires parallèles
FRAC PACA, Marseille, France

/ Interstices
ENSP 2015 Graduate Students Exhibition, Galerie Agnès b., Paris, France

/ Olympus engage une Conversation Photographique
Photographic Conversation with Paolo Woods, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Couvent Saint Césaire, Arles, France

/ Work In Progress
Église Saint Julien, Arles, France

/ Vigilance
Voies Off Screening, Palais de l’Archevêché, Arles, France

/ OFF the Wall ON the Walls 
Manuel Rivera Ortiz Foundation, Arles, France

/ Échappées Belles
Palais de l’Archevêché, Arles, France 

/ La Double vie des images
Galerie Le Réverbère, Lyon, France 

2014

/ J’ai sondé les actes et les rêves
L’Atelier du Midi, Arles, France 

A Process  
curated by Der Greif
Höhmannhaus Gallery, Augsburg, Germany 

/ WHY? Part 1
a collaboration with Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Aréna Gallery, Arles, France 

/ Alirandu
L’Atelier du Midi, Arles, France 

2013

/ Décartographie
Musée de la Camargue, Salin de Giraud, France 

/ Décartographie
With Marseille Provence 2013, Temple d’Arles, Arles, France 

/ La Nuit je mens
Hôtel Arlatan, Arles, France 

EDITIONS

/ Esgotados, Edition Le Magasin de Jouets, 2015 
Alirandu, Self-published, 2014 

FEATURES 
      & PUBLICATIONS

Dior, The Art of Color, July 2019
Fisheye Magazine, July-August 2019
Unseen Magazine, September 2018
Famous Aspect, n°5, August 2018
American B, Paripé Books, 2017
Captured 52 Journal, n°2, December 2017
Gup Magazine, n°55, November 2017
Cercle Magazine, n°5, April 2017
Archive Collective, The Earth Issue, January 2017
Revista Amarello, December 2016
Scenario Mag, September 2016
Échanges de vues, Éditions Filigranes, 2015
/ Catalogue des Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d’Arles 2015, Actes Sud, 2015
Échappées Belles, Le catalogue des diplômés de l’École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie 2015, Éditions Diaphane, 2015 
Off The Wall n° 7, Summer 2015 
ARCHIVOzine n° 12, Spring 2015
Causette n° 54, March 2015 
Espaces Latinos n° 281, Summer 2014 
Le Tigre n° 42, June 2014 


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