Bénédicte Blondeau (born in La Louvière, Belgium), lives and works in Berlin. She studied Photography at Ar.co, Lisbon (2018) and Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent (2015). She graduated as a Master in Applied Communication specialized in Media Education at IHECS, Brussels (2010). She worked for 5 years as a media coach, multimedia and documentary movies director in the field of media literacy, arts and culture in Belgium. She then moved to Portugal where she deepened her artistic practice in photography. She participated in various exhibitions and talks internationally and her work has been published in different magazines including GUP and Phases Magazine. In 2019, she moved to Berlin and founded PEP, the Photographic Exploration Project, a platform aiming at promoting new talents in photography through collective exhibitions. In September 2019, her first photo book entitled “Ce qu’il reste” was released by the Lisbon-based publisher XYZ books. “Ce qu’il reste” is a finalist for Photo España’s best book award (international category). The book has also received an honorable mention at the DGLab Book Design Awards 2020 and has been shortlisted for the ADAGP MAD Revelation Artist Book Award.