Amelie Labourdette live and work in Paris. She obtained her degree in Fine Art from the National Fine Art School of Nantes. Recipient of numerous research and production grants, her work has been shown in several exhibitions in France and abroad. Since 2015, she has been carrying out various artistic residencies in southern Italy, Tunisia (Gafsa) and the United States (Marfa), which have enabled her to develop her photographic projects. In 2016, Amélie won the Sony World Photography Awards in the category Architecture, with the photographic series Empire of Dust. In 2017, she was awarded the CNAP grant for Support for Contemporary Documentary Photography for her project Traces d’une occupation humaine. From 2017 to 2019 she conducted her project KÓSMOS in the American Southwest on a territory that includes the Fours Corners (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah) to Southwest Texas. In 2020, KÓSMOS is selected as one of the 10 finalists for the Louis Roederer Discovery Award 2020.