Aurélie Pétrel

Aurélie Pétrel was born in Lyon in 1980 and today lives and works between Paris, Romme, and Geneva. Following a diploma in photography, she entered the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon (Lyon Fine Arts School).

Since 2012, she has taught in Geneva as an artist and professor in charge of the Photography Department at the Haute École d'art et de design (HEAD). She continues to develop her artistic practice and has regular solo exhibitions in France, Germany, Switzerland, the US, Canada, and Japan. She frequently collaborates with Vincent Roumagnac (the pair are known as Pétrel I Roumagnac), producing work that fuses theatre and photography.

She is currently represented by several galleries: the Galerie Ceysson & Bénétière (Paris, France) and the Galerie Valeria Cetraro (Paris, France) for her work as part of Pétrel I Roumagnac.
She is a member of the ADAGP (France).

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