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Carolle Benitah


With beads, coloured thread and scissors, French/Moroccan photographer Carolle Benitah has altered her family photo albums to explore the memories of her childhoodc and as a way to help her understand her current identity.


After graduating from the École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne (Paris, France), Carolle Benitah worked as a fashion designer for 10 years. She decided to study photography in 2001 and attended photography classes in the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts of Luminy in Marseille, lectures on photography with Christie’s Education in Paris, as well as evening courses in the École Supérieure de Photographie in Arles. Her work has been exhibited widely all over the world in major galleries and arts centres.


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