Laurent Elie Badessi
Guest photographer for the Photographic Nights of Selma 2020
Laurent Elie Badessi is a Franco American is a fashion and fine art photographer based in New York. He belongs to a family with three generations of photographers. From an early age, this enabled him to explore and appreciate the art of photography.
Badessi started his career in Paris and continued working abroad before moving to the United States in the early 90s. A book with his series Age of Innocence focusing on the sociological relationship of children and guns in the USA has been internationally released this year by Editions Images Plurielles.
Solo and group shows of this work have taken place at the National Portrait Gallery in London – La Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris – The Gallifet Foundation in Aix-en-Provence, France – Le Musée de la Photographie in Lille, France – Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, France – Les Nuits de la photographie, Pierrevert, France.
FRIENDS, ARTISTS & COLLECTORS
AN INVITATION AT MY TABLE
Since 2016 I have invited various guests to sit for me in my New York photo studio using the same table.