About Me

Lauren Henschel is a visual artist working primarily in 16mm film, installation, performance and medium format still photography. Her work interrogates questions around guilt, illness, disability, shame and mortality and seeks to defy or alter an audience's expectations of what art can reveal about the experience of inhabiting a body.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Lauren is currently based in Durham, N.C. She holds a B.A. in Visual Media Studies, a certificate in Documentary Film, and a minor in Cultural Anthropology from Duke University. Her work has been displayed at numerous venues, including Carnegie Hall and the Miami Art Museum. She is currently a candidate in the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts Program at Duke University.


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