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Biography of Émilie Régnier

Émilie Régnier is a Canadian-Haitian photographer and visual artist. She spent the majority of her childhood in Africa, primarily in Gabon. After completing her photography studies in Montreal, she moved to West Africa and was based in Dakar, Bamako, and Abidjan from 2009 to 2019. Today, she is back in Montreal, and her most recent works take place between Canada, the Caribbean, and the African continent. She has previously worked in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean, and Africa.

Her work has been exhibited internationally and published in The New Yorker, Le Monde Magazine, The Financial Times, Vogue, The New York Times, Foam, and many others. In 2020, she received a National Geographic Explorer grant for her research on DNA. In 2023, she completed her master's degree in photography at Concordia University. Since September 2020, the artist has been focusing on textile and multimedia projects that explore her relationship with identity and family through sewing, screen printing, sound, and photography.

She is currently represented by Blouin Division in Montreal.