Marianne MarpLondon is photographer, art director and artist. Her lens seeks to explore the paradoxes of life to get a glimpse of the essence of the human condition. Her work is an exploration of the space between fantasy and reality, mirrored and layered with humour, references and cultural commentary.
Her photography work has been shown at Voies Off the Opening Week of Les Rencontres d'Arles in France, Photo London, Somerset House, Tate Modern, TedxEastEnd in London and in New York at the Arte Institute, Foundation for Contemporary Art and Gallery See Exhibition Space. Published in The Guardian, The New York Times Style Magazine, T Qatar, Lensculture and Snapped Photography Magazine.
In 2017, Marianne had her first solo show in Dallas, Texas at tAd Gallery with the series: She Loves You, Yeah Yeah Yeah. Currently, her series Mi Casa es tu Casa can be seen in North America's largest traveling photography exhibition reaching 6 millions visitors in 8 cities across America and Canada.
She has been shortlisted for the Athens Photo Festival in 2016 and a finalist of UrbanPhotoFest 2016, and Lensculture Exposure Awards in 2018.
She holds a first class BA(Hons) in Contemporary Media Studies from University of Westminster in London and divides her time between London and Copenhagen, and is available for assignments worldwide.
2017 She Loves You, Yeah Yeah Yeah, tAd Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2018 Voies Off, Best of Lensculture vol. 2 screening, Les Recontres d'Arles, France
2018 Photo London, represented by Lenculture, Somerset House, London
2016 Re:Thinking The Street, Urban Photo Festival, Tate Modern, London
2016 A Place In-Between, Espacio Gallery, London
2014 Society Beyond Borders, TEDxEastEnd, London
2013 Gallery See Exhibition Space, Scope Art Fair, Miami
2013 Creative Rising, Gallery See Exhibition Space, Long Island, New York
2013 The Story of The Creative, Arte Institute, Foundation for Contemporary Art, New York
Awards & Nominations:
2018 Finalist of Lensculture Exposure Awards
2016 Shortlisted for the Athens Photo Festival
2016 Finalist for the UrbanPhotoFest
2018 Lensculture Photobook, Vol. 2
2018 Are We Europe - Annual Book
2017 Are We Europe Magazine, King of Junk - A Photo Essay.
2017 Are We Europe Magazine, Inteview & Mi Casa Es Tu Casa - A Human Metropolis
2017 Art Cruiser ‘Les Mariées de Marianne MarpLondon’
2016 Al.Arte Magazine: 'Icons of Modern Civilisation'
2015 Project Gallery Cap Ferrat Magazine - interview
2015 Snapped Photography Magazine/ART South AFRICA: ''She Loves You, Yeah Yeah Yeah’
2015 LensCulture: Editors Pick: 'A Taste of Dubai'
2015 LensCulture: Editors Pick: 'Robot Camel Racing'
2014 Anne of Carversville 'She Loves You, Yeah Yeah Yeah’
2014 The Guardian 'She Loves You, Yeah Yeah Yeah’
2014 LensCulture: Editors Pick: 'She Loves You, Yeah Yeah Yeah’
2014 Emaho Magazine "Icons of Modern Civilisation"
2014 Egomania Mag - interview
2014 The New York Times Style Magazine - T Qatar
2014 Thvndermag “King of Junk”
2014 Lost at E Minor “King of Junk"
2013 WBM Mag “The Politics of Color, Circassian Beauties and Playful Experimentation
2013 Khaleej’Esque “The Great Harrods Exodus”
2013 Mode Diplomatique “The Harrods Veiled Punk Sisters”
2013 King of Junk, a magazine, Blurb Publishing
2013 GULF, a magazine, Blurb Publishing
2018 Artwork: Vinyl 3 gatefolded, CD, Booklet and Poster, published by Sony and curated by Ladies on Records: Turkish Ladies, Female Singers from Turkey 1974-1988 is a musical anthropological project that shines ligth onto forgotten female voices.
2016 Artwork about the visualiation of chronic pain, Rigshospitalet, Department of Anaesthesiology.
2015 Animation, Song Queen by The Venus Bushfires, Tête à Tête Festival and UK Arts Council.
2013 Artwork, Mode Diplomatique.
2012 Artwork: EP and Poster, Venus Bushfires.
2015 Lahd Gallery - Representation of ‘Icons of Modern Civilisation’, London & Riyadh
2001 BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Practice, University of Westminster, London, UK