About Me

Lauren Henschel (b.1992) is a visual artist working primarily in hand-processed 16mm film, installation and performance. Her work is centered on her own experience of living in a queer, disabled body and questions genetics, guilt, illness and shame in relation to herself. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Lauren is currently based in Durham, N.C. Her work has been displayed at numerous venues, including Carnegie Hall and the Miami Art Museum and has screened at Athens International Film and Video Festival (US), Harkat 16mm Film Festival (Mumbai, India), ANALOGICA (Italy), VASTLAB (US), Process (Riga, Latvia), and more. 

Lauren completed her  MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University in 2020 and now teaches undergraduate courses at Duke within both the Gender, Sexuality and Feminism department as well as at the Center for Documentary Studies. 

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