• Location:
    Paris, France
  • Gallery Representation:
    Polka Galerie, Paris
  • Schools Attended:
    Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris
About Catherine Balet

Catherine Balet graduated at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and worked as a painter before turning to photography with an artistic approach to sociological issues. Her work questions the transformations of society and the search for identity, linking her images to references from  past culture. She lives between Paris and Brighton

2015  Triennal of photography, Hamburg,
Clervaux, Cité de l'image, Luxembourg
Bristol Photobook Festival
National portrait Gallery, London
Polka Galerie, Paris
The House of St.Barnabas, London
Millennium Gallery Museum, Sheffield
2014  Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
Arte Laguna Prize, Venice.
« Transition » Minsk
2013 "Paris- Photo", Grand Palais, Paris
« Les contemplatives » - Espace 111 – Paris 
2012 Polka Galerie, Paris
"The World in London", Photographers Gallery, London
Musée of Beaux Arts, San Juan, Argentina
Alliance Française, Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Art Paris", Grand Palais, Paris
Madrid Foto International Contemporary, Spain
2011 "Identity", Museum FEZ, Berlin
2010 Global Photography, Mestre, Venice
2009 Global Photography, Si Fest Savignano Immagini Festival, Italy
2008 National portrait Gallery, London
Laing art gallery Museum, Newcastle
2007 Exposition itinérante, Galeries photos - FNAC, Europe
"Urbi et Orbi", Biennale de la Photographie, Sedan, France
2006 Galerie Colette, Paris
"Air de Paris", Hermès, Paris

« Strangers in the light » (Steidl)
« Identity » (Steidl)
« Looking for the Masters in Ricardo’s golden shoes » (Coming soon)
Nominated for the "Prix Pictet", 
3rd prize: Taylor Wessing Photographic prize‚ National portrait Gallery- London

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