Heloise Bergman - Ephemeral matters - The Art of Chlorophyll Printing

16 April 2024 7:45 pm

Héloïse Bergman is a photographer and artist/bookmaker from New Zealand.
She was a professional travel and documentary photographer for many years,
working for hotel groups, airlines, NGOs, and many publications including Time Out,
Marie Clare, She, condé Nast Traveller, and Vogue.

After completing an MA in Fine Art  Photography in 2013, Héloïse shifted her focus
to personal projects, starting with her documentary project ‘Ta Moko – Modern Maori Warriors’,
a collaborative project which became an 6 year research project, Her work is widely
published in books and magazines, and has been exhibited in galleries and photography
festivals around the world, including Australia, New Zealand, USA, Argentina, France,
Netherlands,  and UK. It is held in permanent library and museum collections, including
the V&A, Te Papa, LCC, the Bodleian Library and US Library of Congress.
Her current work explores sustainable photographic processes. It centers around propagating
and growing selected plant species and exposing images directly on to their leaves,
using their natural chlorophyll.