Solo Exhibitions


Artificial by Nature, Benrubi Gallery, New York, (USA)

Artist’s Windows at Hermès: Heterotopia by Karine Laval, Hermès, New York (USA)


Anatomy of Desire, multimedia installation, Theaterlab, New York (USA)


Altered States, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA).


Reverse - John Cage’s Silence Remix, video installation with music and sound performance intervention, New York Center for Art and Media Studies (NYCAMS), New York (USA)


Karine Laval, Peter Marino Architect, New York (USA)

Inferno, video installation, NP Contemporary Art Center, New York (USA)

Mise en Abyme, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)


Leisure, Tomas Maier Gallery, Miami (USA)

New Work by Karine Laval, Crane Kalman Gallery, Brighton (UK)


Leisure, Bonni Benrubi gallery, New York (USA)


The Pool, Crane Kalman Gallery, Brighton (UK)


The Pool, Next Door galleria, Rome (Italy)

Histoires d’Eau, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

The Pool, Lodz Foto Festiwal, Lodz (Poland)

Histoires d’Eau, Bonni Benrubi gallery, New York (USA)


The Pool, Mas de la Chapelle, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles (France)

Parcours Saint Germain, The Pool, visual and sound installation, Le Bon Marché, Paris (France)

Nattgalleriet, Sorlandet Art Museum, multimedia installation of the series The Pool projected onto the outside wall of the museum at night, Kristiansand (Norway)

The Pool, French Cultural Center, Oslo (Norway).


The Pool, Cappellini, Paris (France).

The Pool, Det 11. Bud, Oslo (Norway).


Group Exhibitions


Paris Photo at the Grand Palais, Benrubi Gallery, Paris (France)

State of Flux II, CRUSHfanzine Film Series, a public art project of curated works by video artists, projected onto city walls in New York City, Boston and Los Angeles (USA)

The AIPAD Photography Show at Park Avenue Armory, Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)

Obsessions, Maison Particulière, Brussels (Belgium)

Radical Color, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland (USA) 


Select 2014, Washington Projects for the Arts, Artisphere, Arlington (VA)

State of Flux, Jury’s Prize, ASVOFF International Film Festival, Tiempo di Adriano, Rome (Italy)

State of Flux II, Official Selection International Film Festival ASVOFF7, Centre Pompidou, Paris (France)

The Pool and Poolscapes, Lunar Photo Festival, National Palace Museum, Seoul (Korea)


PopRally: Abstract Currents, Interactive video event in conjunction with the exhibitions Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925 and Abstract Generation: Now in Print, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York (USA)

Devils Heaven: Watermill Center’s 20th Summer Benefit Auction, Water Mill, NY (USA)

Humane Society of New York Benefit Auction, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (USA)


31 Women in Art Photography, Humble Art Foundation at Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, New York (USA)

[On SILENCE], French and Japanese influences on Contemporary American art and music, a dialog between visual artists, musicians and composers at the occasion of the 2012 centennial of John Cage, Chelsea Music Festival, NYCAMS, New York (USA)

Group Show, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)


Inferno, ASVOFF International Film Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris (France)

“Analog to Digital – Looking Forward: Ten Artists to Watch” selected by Edward Robinson, curator (LACMA), Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (USA)

B-B-B-BAD, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York (USA)

Inferno (public art/video projection), The Big Screen Project, New York (USA)

Summertime, Robin Rice Gallery, New York (USA)

Poolscapes, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Spring Photo Festival (USA)


Voyeur, Inferno video installation, curated by the Young Patrons of American Friends of The Louvre and Miami Art Museum Contemporaries Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (USA)

Summer Place, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)

Summertime Salon 2010, Robin Rice Gallery, New York (USA)

Upstairs, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Bridgehampton (USA)


Au Feminin – Women Photographing Women 1849-2009, Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris (France)

Bova Images Festival – International Festival of New Images, Bova (Italy)


Memory, KMR Arts, Washington Depot, CT (USA)

Don de Vie, Chapelle Salpetrière, The Month of Photography, Paris (Fance)

The Good Life, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York (USA)

Gen Art and Nokia’s Art in Motion, River East Arts Center, Chicago (USA)

Eclectica III, Crane Kalman Gallery, Brighton (UK)


H2O, KMR Arts, Washington Depot, CT (USA)

Water – A Journey To Quiet Contemplation, Sahlman Helwaser Art Gallery, New York (USA)

My Favorite Moleskine Exhibition, Pageone (Singapore)

Group show, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)

Eclectica II, Crane Kalman Gallery, Brighton (UK)


Magenta’s Emerging Photographers 2006 Flash Forward, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto (Canada)

My Favorite Moleskine Exhibition, Log On and Citysuper, Hong Kong (China)

The Beach, Zabriskie gallery, New York (USA)


Portraits / A Group Show, L Street Fine Art, San Diego (USA)

Vacances, Estivales Photographiques du Trégor,  Lannion (France)


57th on 57th, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)

Hypegallery, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (France)

L’Oeil en Seyne: Water, Villa Tamarys-Pacha, Seyne-sur-Mer (France)

Festival Images: Ecstasy, Possession and Other Transports, Vevey (Switzerland)

The Flow, Rhubarb-Rhubarb Festival, Birmingham (UK)

Water, Tulla Booth Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York (USA)

Es Ist Sommer. Es ist heiß, F5,6 Gallery, Munich (Germany)

Pool Party, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York (USA)

Water Water Everywhere, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, (USA)


Eros: International Center of Photography (ICP) Benefit exhibition and auction, Phillips, de Pury & Luxemburg, New York (USA)

CMYK Part 2: Contemporary Color Photography, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)

Swimsuits, Jackson Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta (USA)


Here Is New York – A Democracy of Photographs, Prince Street Gallery, New York (USA). The exhibition received the Cornell Capa Award from the International Center of Photography (ICP) and was showed worldwide, including the MoMA in New York and Les Rencontres Photographiques Internationales d´Arles (France)

Reactions, Exit Art, New York (USA)

Photo SoHo, Exit Art, New York (USA)


CBGB Gallery, New York (USA)


Films and videos


Heterotopia, video animation, Hermès, New York (USA) 


The Birds

The Flow


State of Flux, videos and soundscapes, Jury’s Prize, ASVOFF International Film Festival 2014, Tiempo di Adriano, Rome (Italy)

Chromascapes, series of abstract videos, presented at MoMA PopRally: Abstract Currents (2013)

Light Performances #1 and 2, videos

Unwanted Child, music video for the electro band theswimmingpools


Light Drawings (or The shape and sound of light), series of abstract videos

Looking For Love In The Dark, music video for the electro band theswimmingpools


Reverse, video installation, NYCAMS, New York (USA)


Inferno, video, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami; The Big Screen Public Art Project, New York (USA)


Midnight Sun, video animation.


Jeg vil vaere din havn (Be My Harbor), documentary film about the Oslo harbor (Norway), cinematography.


Nicole Renaud – Mon Coeur est un bouquet, music film shot in Super 8 at Villa Fersen (Capri).


Books and catalogs

Forth coming (2017)

Poolscapes, Steidl Verlag


Flash Forward - 10 years, Magenta Foundation

100 European Photographers, EXIT Publications


Pools Reflections by Kelly Klein, Rizzoli New York


Au Feminin, Women Photographing Women 1849-2009, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian

Flash Forward 2009, Best emerging photographers from the past 5 years from Canada, the UK and the USA, Magenta Foundation Publishing


Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture, Front Forty Press


Histoires de chaussures, Actes Sud

Flash Forward, Magenta Foundation Publishing


Picture Perfect edited by Stephanie Hoppen, UK, Jacqui Small Aurum Press


Here Is New York, Scalo



Photography, web and graphic design courses at the School of Visual Arts, Cooper Union School of Art and The New School, New York (USA), 1999-2002.

Journalism School, University of ASSAS, Paris (France), 1993.

Diploma in Communication and Information, CELSA - Paris Sorbonne, Paris (France), 1992.


Awards and Residencies

Nominated, Prix Pictet 2016

Photography Annual 52, Communication Arts, Winner Single Image in Editorial, 2011

Recipient of an Artist Residency in the Arctic region of Varanger (Norway) in 2006 and 2008.

Magenta Foundation's Emerging Photographers Competition (2006 and 2009 winner).

The Peter S. Reed Foundation’s Grant 2005, USA.

Photo District News Magazine’s (PDN) Top 30 Emerging Photographers of 2005.

Finalist of the 2004 Villa Medicis Hors les Murs, France.

Finalist of the Buhl Foundation biennale grant 2004 (theme: abstraction). Juror: Vik Muniz.

Selected for Descubrimientos, Photo Espana 2004.