Self-portrait as Captain Poulette
Glossy colour digital print
62 x 80 cm
Unique edition signed by the artist
Vanessa Franklin is a French photographer. After graduating from l'Ecole des Gobelins, Vanessa Franklin went to London to work as a photo assistant. During this time, she exhibited her first series of British urban toilets, Ladies & Gentlemen, in Paris’ Espace Cardin. Franklin began a prolific career as a commercial and portrait photographer, working between Paris and London. In 2011, she moved to Japan, where her series Bleu was shown at the Hasselblad Gallery in Tokyo and Imura Gallery in Kyoto. She moved to Hong Kong in 2014, and is now focusing on her artistic projects. Franklin’s aim is to continue promoting photography in Asia through the launch of Boogie Woogie Photography.