Mireille Loup is a photographer, filmmaker and writer.
Born in Switzerland, she lives and works in Arles, France.
Her work has been presented in galleries in France and abroad since 1991, and her books started being published in 1999. Visual and sound system installations, Internet fictions, iPad applications, Mireille Loup’s art deals with discursive and aesthetic forms that establish cross-disciplinary communication. Her works are exhibited in art centers, museums and festivals such as Les Rencontres d'Arles 2005 and 2012, the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil), Musée Malraux (France), Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain de la Ville de Liège (Belgium), the Centre National des Arts du Canada in Ottawa etc. She is present in many public and private collections, including the Fond National d’Art Contemporain in France (FNAC) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
A graduate from the French National School of Photography (Arles, France) in 1994, Mireille Loup teaches photography, Artistic Expression and Audiovisual Production for the Digital Imaging Department of the University of Arles Provence. She also contributes to specific courses in Continuing Education at the French National School of Photography in Arles, and provides workshops in various Arts Schools. Committed to children's concerns, she regularly conducts art workshops with children and teenagers, in particular during classes in school integration (CLIS/ULIS) and in specific centres for handicapped children.
1994-1995: Attented Master class in History of photography, Director André Rouillé, University of Paris VIII, France.
1991-1994: National School of Photography, Arles, France.
1990-1991: Third year in Institut Saint-Luc, Ecole de Recherche Graphique, Brussels, Belgium.
1988-1991: Fine Art School in Caen, France.