Sarah Seené is a photographer and filmmaker who lives and works in Montreal. Born in the East of France in 1987, she learned film photography at the age of 16. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Modern Literature from the Faculty of Language Sciences in Besançon and a master’s degree in Cinematographic Research from the Faculty of Letters and Languages in Poitiers.
Through a practice focused on the portrait, her still and moving images strive to highlight the human being through a poetics of the intimate image, produced on film.
Her work has been shown in several personal and collective exhibitions such as the Voix-off festival (France), the Revela-T festival (Spain) or the Biennale de photographie en Condroz (Belgium) and in several film festivals such as the FNC – Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (Canada), Filmfest Dresden (Germany) and the Ann Arbor Film Festival (United States).
Her experimental short documentary Lumen has won several international prizes and awards.