Sabine Mirlesse holds a BA in Religious Studies and English Literature from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. In 2010 she graduated with a MFA in Photography from Parsons the New School for Design in New York City. Her work explores ideas of mythology, ritual, thresholds, imprints and traces, the individual’s relationship to landscape, and the power of nature. Photography is her primary medium however drawings, video, writing and found images are also incorporated into her practice. Mirlesse’s work has been the subject of features in The British Journal of Photography, Time Magazine’s, Interview Magazine, The New Yorker, and Le Monde’s “M”. She was nominated three times for World Press Photo’s annual Joop Swart Masterclass (2009, 2011, 2012). Mirlesse has contributed as a writer to The Paris Review, BOMB Magazine,Aperture, Art in America, and the Pompidou Center’s Les Cahiers quarterly journal collecting more than twenty five interviews with various artists and curators. She is part of the faculty at Paris College of Art, and a visiting lecturer at Parsons Paris. Her first book, a collection of photographs and drawings made in Iceland between 2011-2013 entitled ‘As if it should have been a quarry’ was released in late 2013 with Damiani publishers and includes an introductory essay by Eduardo Cadava. As if it should have been a quarry was recently shown as a solo exhibition at La Galerie Particulière in Paris and Brussels.