© Sandrine Duval

Sandrine Duval has crafted a captivating series that seamlessly intertwines intimate glimpses of everyday life with objects and atmospheres from distant worlds only encountered through travel.

In her series, Duval skillfully navigates between the familiar and the exotic, offering viewers a unique perspective on both the mundane and the extraordinary. Through her lens, she captures the beauty of simplicity in daily routines, revealing the poetry hidden within the ordinary. Whether it's the soft morning light streaming through a window or the quiet contemplation of a solitary figure, Duval's photographs invite us to pause and appreciate the subtle moments that often go unnoticed.

But Duval's work doesn't stop at the boundaries of the familiar. With a keen eye for detail and a thirst for adventure, she transports her audience to far-off lands and unknown cultures. Through her photographs, we encounter foreign intricate artifacts, each image offering a tantalizing glimpse into the richness of global diversity.

© Sandrine Duval
© Sandrine Duval
© Sandrine Duval
© Sandrine Duval
© Sandrine Duval
© Sandrine Duval
© Sandrine Duval

Sandrine Duval Biography

Sandrine Duval lives and works in Paris. A self-taught photographer, always on the lookout for unusual, mysterious, and graphic subjects, it is her love of travel - coupled with a great curiosity - that led her to photography. From analog (slides) to digital, her work has gained recognition through platforms like Instagram and at exhibitions in France and abroad, also earning accolades in French photo magazines and other publications.
Featured in the book Women Street Photographers, edited by Gulnara Samoilova, Prestel edition, March 2021.
Previous solo and group exhibitions include:
2023, Wall of Women by Women, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Australia;
2022, "Street Sans Frontières," Galerie Joseph, Paris;
2021, Hôtel Pasteur, Rennes;
2021-2020, Double Trouble, Head On Photo Festival, Brisbane, Sydney, Australia;
2019, "Say Shukran," Milan Metro; Casa dei Diritti, Milan;
2019, "Itinérance" Pavillon Davioud, Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris; Voies Off Festival Arles, Galerie des arènes, Arles; "Street Sans Frontières," Galerie Joseph Turenne, Paris; 2019 & 2018, galerie 3m2, Less is More Projects, Jardin du Palais Royal, Paris;
2018, Women Street Photographers, Artspace PS109 gallery, New-York;
2017, "Intimités," Paul Beuscher, Paris;
2014, "Ze nuit de la photographie contemporaine," Esplanade des Invalides, Paris; 2004, "orader thalandaar," Galerie Univers Arts et Voyages, Lausanne:
"Harmonie, mystère et poésie," Espace rencontres FNAC Italie2, Paris; "Images d'ailleurs," Off Chroniques Nomades, Honfleur;
2003 "Chinoiseries parisiennes," Mairie du 3è Paris; "Ombres et lumières," 15th festival Photobis, Espace St-Martin, Paris.

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