Stéphanie Roland (1984, Brussels) is a belgian visual artist who studied media arts at the ENSAV – La Cambre (Brussels) and at UDK – Universität der Künste (Berlin), in Hito Steyerl and Thomas Arslan’s class. She regularly gives talks about her practice; among others, she was TEDx Brussels speaker in 2018.
Her work is regularly shown at international level. From Amsterdam to Buenos Aires, from Berlin to Los Angeles, her projects have been included in exhibitions from major institutions including Louvre Museum (Paris), Benaki Museum (Athens), Botanique (Brussels), Kampala International Art Biennale and Bozar (Brussels). Breda Photo, Belfast Photo festival, Manifesto (Toulouse), Encontros da Imagem (Braga), BIP Liège, MOPLA (Los Angeles) and Unseen (Amsterdam) are amongst the festivals dedicated to Photography in which she took part. In 2019 she is selected to show her films at Rencontres Internationales Paris / Berlin. In 2017, she was selected in the group exhibition of the Antarctica Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale (artistic board: Sheikha Hoor Al-Qasimi, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Sam Keller, …).
She won an impressive number of prizes and grants, notably the grant of the Vocatio foundation, the Médiatine award and the Full Contact award at the SCAN Tarragona international festival of photography. She was shortlisted for the HSBC Photography Award, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, the Vevey International Photography Award and the Salomon foundation award.