Mireille Loup was born in 1969 in Lausanne. She now lives and works in Arles, France. After studying in Belgium and France, she graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’Arles in 1994. After that, she had numerous solo exhibitions all over Europe and group exhibitions in the United States, Canada and Latin America. In her very intimate work, she deals with the fears and dreams of the individual in modern society. For «Nocturnes», she was inspired by Peter Pan’s author James Matthew Barrie.
Initially Mireille Loup graduated from the National School of Photography, Arles, France, and the Institut Saint-Luc (E.R.G.), Brussels, Belgium, as well as the School of Fine Arts in Caen, France, and the University of Caen, Humanities and arts Department, France. After that she has had a successful career with more than a hundred shows accross the globe, received many awards and has her artworks in many private and public collections like the FNAC (Fond National d’Art Contemporain), the FRAC (Fond Régional d’Art Contemporain) Ile-de-France, the Musée de la Photographie, Braga, Portugal, the Artothèque du Limousin, Limoges, the Collection Mario Testino, the Collection Ileana Tounta, Athènes, Greece.
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