in the studio with Notman
Portrait, Studio, Fine Art
Marisa Portolese was born in Montreal, Quebec, where she currently lives and works. She is an Associate Professor in the Photography Program in the Faculty of Fine Arts, at Concordia University. Her practice includes photography and video, as well as curatorial work for several institutions.
Belle de Jour III
Portrait, Landscape, Contemporary Issues
Over the past decade I have photographed hundreds of female subjects that are part of the entire Belle de Jour collection. In this longstanding series, I continuously investigate the codes and conventions of female portraiture to create my own feminist narrative.