To come

Exhibitions to come

Rencontres Internationales d'Arles, Triptyque, residency INRAP / Olympic games 2024, Musée Arles Antique, Summer 2024
Arco Lisboa, Carlos Carvalho gallery, may
(solo) Galerie Porte B, march
Arco Madrid, galerie carlos carvalho,march
MEP museum Paris (Maison Européenne de la photoghraphie), Annie Ernaux, feb 2024


E. margueritebornhauser@gmail.com
T. +336 75 06 47 10

Marguerite Bornhauser is a French artist photographer living and working in Paris.

Gallery representation:

Her work is now to be found in the public collections of Maison Europeenne de la Photographie and in the Paris Philharmonia

Represented commercially by:

Selected clients : Chanel, LVMH, Tag Heuer, Ruinart, Acqua Di Parma, Roger Vivier, Marion Vidal, Liberation, Elle, Marie Claire, Néon Mag, Les Inrocks, Grazia, L’Obs, The Financial Times, Le Monde, La Parisienne, Fisheye, M le Monde, Onze Mondial, Causette, Splash & Grab, Vogue, De Standaard, Africa Mag, GUP Magazine, El Pais, Socialter, La Deferlante, Les Echos



Marguerite Bornhauser is an artist, photographer that was born in 1989 and lives and works in Paris. After studying literature and journalism, she joined the National School of Photography in Arles and graduated in 2015. Her first solo show was at the museum of European Photography in Paris (MEP) in 2019.

Her work is represented by Galeria Carlos Carvalho in Portugal and has been shown in art institutions, galleries and art festivals in many different countries and cities such as France, Cincinnati, London, Brussels, Portugal, Istanbul, Switzerland, Japan, Spain, Amsterdam, Bahreïn, etc. Her work has also been exhibited in public spaces; in the subway in Paris in 27 stations and billboards in USA with the Cincinnati art museum.

Marguerite Bornhauser adds editorial work to her photographic research. Her first self published book, Plastic Colors, was selected among the finalists of the first book award of Mack books in 2015 and published in 2017. Her book was published by Poursuite in 2018. In 2019 she published Red Harvest with the same publisher. She published her fourth book with Editions La Martinière in 2021 and is about to publish her fith book Black to dust with Poursuite Editions in july 2023 and When black is burned with Simple Editions in september 2023.

She also collaborates with french and international magazines and newspapers as a photo journalist and portrait photographer while working as a fashion photographer also. Her work is represented by Florence Moll - FMA le Bureau.




  • Arles festival, Triptyque, residency INRAP / Olymic games 2024, Musée Arles Antique, July
  • Arco Lisboa, Carlos Carvalho gallery, may
  • (solo) Galerie Porte B, march
  • Arco Madrid, galerie carlos carvalho,mars
  • MEP Museum (Maison Européenne de la photoghraphie), Annie Ernaux, Paris fevrier


  • Paris Photo, Carlos Carvalho, november
  • Salon Approches, november
  • Don Papa Art Porogram- Price, november
  • (solo)Festival 212, Istanbul, october
  • Festival Nuu, Barcelonne, octobre
  • Biennale d'Issy les Moulineaux, september
  • Ete photographique de Lectoure, France, July
  • (solo) Musée Arles Antique, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie Arles, July
  • Hanami 40+, Belgium, may 
  • HostingArt, PorteB, Paris, march
  • Arco Madrid, Carlos Carvalho Arte, Madrid, february


  • (solo) Galerie Carlos Carvalho Arte, Lisbonne, december
  • Rouge, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, september
  • Paris Photo with Carlos Carvalho Arte, Paris, november
  • (solo) Galerie BILDHALLE, Amsterdam, september
  • (duo) La chapelle Saint Antoine, Naxos, Greece, july
  • Arco Lisboa, Galerie Carlos Carvalho Arte, may
  • Sillons, Association Fertile, Paris, may
  • When black is burned, Istanbul, Institut Français, may
  • Le Grand Café – centre d’art contemporain à Saint Nazaire, march


  • Bahrain, French Alliance, november
  • Paris Photo, Gallery Carlos Carvalho Arte, november
  • Kyotography, Gallery HOSOO, Kyoto, september
  • Photo London, Gallery Carlos Carvalho Arte, september
  • Emerging Photographer of the year, Nikon, Photo London, september
  • Kyotographie, Gallery Hosoo, Kyoto, september
  • Superzoom, Galerie Joesph, Paris, May
  • Renk ver bana, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, March
  • Hangar Art Photo Center, Photo Brussels Festival 05, January


  • Paris Photo, november - cancelled due to covid
  • Festival In Cadaquès, October
Portes ouvertes de Montreuil, October

  • Photo London, october - cancelled due to covid
  • Espace Futur, Not so crazy girls, September
Invisible Stranger, Carlos Carvalho Gallery, Portugal, June

  • RATP Metro Paris, Moisson Rouge, June
Photo London, June
  • Théâtre national de Chaillot, june - cancelled due to covid

  • Nuits de la Photo, Switzerland, February


  • Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, November
Salon de la Photo, Paris, November
Festival été Indien, Arles, September
Francs Bourgeois, Arles, July
(solo) Maison Européenne de la Photographie, June
(solo) Galerie Made, Paris, March

  • AMP Studios, London, March


  • Marion Vidal, June
  • Jeune Création, Projection, May

  • Havas gallery, February


  • Rue des Filles du Calvaire, October
Rue de l'Université, November

  • What's Up Photo Doc, Paris, April

  • Hameau des Baux, April

  • (duo) Ourcq Blanc, February


  • (solo) Triton, Paris November
(solo) Issy-les-Moulineaux, September
  • Galerie Atelier du Midi, Arles, Les rencontres de la photo d'Arles, July

  • (solo) Musée Dupuy, Festval MAP Toulouse June
(duo) Galerie Atelier du Midi, Arles, May

  • Art rooms, London, ione & mann, April
L'avant goût du Hameau, Maussane, April


  • Agnès B, Paris, November

  • Festival Planches Contact, Deauville, October
Le BAL, Paris -Display - September
  • BETC, Paris, September
Nord Pinus, Rencontres d'Arles, July

  • Eglise Saint-Julien, Arles, July

  • Palais de l’Archevêché, Arles, June
(solo) Public art exhibition, Cincinnati Art Museum, April

  • La Manutention, Paris, April



Marguerite Bornhauser, Percevoir, Editions de La Martinière, texts by Flavien Berger and Simon Baker 2019
The world within
, Hangar art center, texts by Christian Caujolle and Delphine Dumont
Red Harvest, Poursuite Editions, text. by Simon Baker 2019
8, Poursuite Editions, 2018
Plastic Colors, Les Editions du Lic, 2017
Carnet de Résidence du Hameau des Baux, Poursuite Editions, 2017
Fisheye photobook, 2017
8, Self published, 2016.
Festival de créations photographiques à Deauville Edition 6, Filligranes Editions, 2015
Echappées Belles, Edition Diaphane, 2015
Plastic Colors, Self published, January 2015.

Awards & Residencies

& Residencies

2024/ Residency "archéologie et handicap INRAP pour les JO paralympiques"
2021 - 2024 /Residency carte blanche pour Le Grand Palais, Paris
2024 / Residency for Institut Pasteur
2023 /Residency for the french bank Crédit Mutuel en carte blanche
2022 / Paris Photo, Guest of honor, selectionnée par Rossy de Palma
2022 / Residency at Chapelle Saint Antoine, Naxos, Greece - july
2020 / Winner of the emerging photographer of the year Photo London
2020 / Shortlisted in the Foam Talent Call, 2020
2016 / Residency on archaeological excavations in Arles with the Departmental Museum of Antique Arles, the National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research, the National School of Photography and the Photo Festival of Arles
2016 / Residency in Hameau des Baux in Maussane
2016 / Shortlisted for the Athens Photo Festival
2015 / Book Plastic Colors short-listed for the First Book Award, Mack books
2015 / Residency Planches Contact Photo festival in Deauville with Fondation Louis Roederer
2014 / Residency in Weißensee kunsthochschule, Berlin

Workshops, Talks, Jury, Books launches

Books Launches

2024/ Workshop in Hammamet, Tunisia, Workshop un Arles festival
2023 / Workshops for Arles festival
2022 / Workshop for Maison Européenne de la photographie, Paris
2022 / Workshop for Les Rencontres de la photographie d'Arles 
2017-2022 / Workshop Musée Arles Antique, Photography & Archeology
2020 / Bloo Ecole, jury of the Diplomas
2020 / Not so crazy girls, jury of the exhibition
2020 / Orange, jury of the award Orange at Home
2020 / MEP, jury of the award « Fenêtre ouverte » during confinement
2019 / Conference au Grand Palais, Paris Photo
2019 / Talk with les jeudis arty, Carreau du temple, Paris
2018 / Talk with the eyes, Paris Photo, grand palais
2017-2019 Workshops of Photography primary schools, Paris
2018 / Workshop Paris Secret, classes in primary schools, Paris
2018 / Workshop « Destination Louvre » pour Le Louvre,
2015 / Mediation for the Photo festival of Arles

2015-2021 / Book launches and signings in Offprint Beaux Arts Paris, le BAL Paris, Cosmos Arles, Temple Arles Book, Paris Photo Grand Palais, Media Museum London, Offprint at Tate London, Silencio Paris



2015 / MA photography, National superior school of photography (ENSP), Arles
2014 / Exchange program with the Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin
2012 / Master's degree of literature and journalism at La Sorbonne, Paris IV
2011 / Bachelor of contemporary literature at La Sorbonne, Paris IV
2007 / Graduation specialised in Literature and arts

Press review


2024 / Revue Epic
2021 / Chasseur d'images, Le sacré des couleurs
2021 / Swim Magazine, Interview
2021 / Arty Mag, Interview
2021 / Le petit voyeur, portfolio
2021 / El Pais, Confinement journal
2020 / Interview France Inter
2020 / Interview podcast Visions
2019 / Fisheye Magazine, Moisson rouge portfolio, 2019
2019 / France Fine Arts, Radio, Interview, 2019 - link
2019 / GUP 61
2019 / Konbini, 6 expos d'artistes femmes à voir
2019 / Le bonbon, Quand la photo rencontre le film noir
2019 / Le Parisien,La culture photographique est vivante à Paris, 2019
2019 / Maze, Exposition à la Maison Européenne de la photographie, 2019
2019 / L’intervalle
2019 / Polka Magazine
2019 / Pyramyd editions
2019 / Le Beau Bug, Marguerite Bornhauser ou la force délicate de la photographie
2019 / L'oeil de la Photographie, January 2019
2018 / Le Monde Mag, Interview and Portfolio July 2018
2017 / NEON, Plastic Colors
2016 / Epiphanies, interview
2015 / L’Oeil de la Photographie
APAR, Marguerite Bornhauser: Plastic Colors, June 2015 - link
2015 / Le gai savoir, Sans humour pas de travail
2015 / La Provence, Au soutien des jeunes photographes français
2015 / British Journal of Photography, Plastic Colors
2015 / Influencia, 8 jeunes photographes à connaître avant tout le monde
2015 / Self Publish Be Happy