Benloÿ (1067)

Photographer, film-maker and comedien, she lives in Montreuil.

Benloÿ was born in Belgium .
She grews up in a little village near Liège.
Her two child's passions were theater and photography.
She studied theatre at the « conservatoire Royal de Liège » in Belgium.
She moved to Paris, France,to follow an art dramatic class at the famous school of « la rue Blanche » .
During her actress career she worked as a model and started travelling a lot for several magazines like Vogue
and for fashion shows in N.Y, Milan, Tokyo ... discovering new countries...

The photographer's company gave her the taste of artistics pictures... Quickly and deeply she prefered make her focus on social stories instead of fashion stories...
Self-taught,she started taking picture in Manhattan, New York ...
Her first pictures , who involved her feeling , were around poverty and
left a mark on her.

She studied processing and printing with argentic materials.
Until now the main part of her work is traditional argentic and black and white pictures .
She also works with DSLR camera , shooting actresses, singers, music bands, stills...
Her sensiblity brings her close to particular people ...
she focuses on huge and deserted landscapes, disused factories, with a particular atmosphere, a melancolic touch,
and carrying humanity eyes...
At the moment, she lives near Paris.
She shares her life between her actress job, playing in French movies for television and cinema and
her photography's passion...
She presents regulary her short movies and pictures for exhibitions in France and in Belgium.