Biography (b.1969)

 

Français:

AnnMarie Tornabene, photographe New-Yorkaise a passé plus de deux décennies à explorer l’autoportrait et ses images traitent des aspects physiques et psychologiques de sa vie - se tournant vers le récit, qui rappelle souvent les contes de fées et l’utilisation du symbolisme pour créer des métaphores visuelles. Artiste et modèle de vie de longue date, AnnMarie est capable de s’exprimer physiquement, jouant avec ses poses pour la caméra, soit dans les limites de son studio par crée les mises-en-scène, soit dans des endroits isolés à l’extérieur.

 

AnnMarie Tornabene est diplômée de l’Université de Long Island à New York, BFA de Photographie. Elle a été interviewée par des groupes de femmes et ses photographies ont trouvé un echo dans le New York Times, Newsday, et dans des expositions, des magazines et blogs d’arts en ligne. Elle intervient lors de conférences universitaires et dans des clubs d’artistes et ses photographies ont aussi inspiré essais et poèmes. Plusieurs fois primée, son travail a fait partie de plusieurs collections internationales et a été exposé aux USA, Canada, Grande Bretagne, Hongrie, et au Japon.

 

English:

AnnMarie Tornabene, a New York – born photographer, now residing in France, has spent over two decades exploring self-portraiture. Her work deals with self-acceptance, body image and other aspects/issues in her personal life. Her work is narrative, often invoking fairy-tale and romantic imagery that hint at contemporary ideologies including the use of symbolism for creating visual metaphors. As an artist and her long-time career as a life model, AnnMarie is able to physically express herself, playing with her poses for the camera either by creating sets within the confines of her studio or in isolated outside locations.

 

AnnMarie graduated from Long Island University, New York with a BFA in Photography, magna cum laude. She has won several awards and exhibits internationally. She has been interviewed by women's groups and reviewed by The New York Times, Newsday, and other local newspapers. She has also been published in fine art magazines and other printed media. Virtually, her photographs have been featured on art blogs and online fine art magazines. She has spoken at universities and artists’ groups and her images have invoked essays and prose. Her work is included in several personal and institutional collections in the US, Canada, UK, Hungary and Japan.

 

See AnnMarie's curriculum vitae.