Valentine Louafi has always been fascinated by the play of shadows and lights. During her studies in film she made several short films in which silhouettes come to life. She also wrote and presented her thesis on this topic. After a detour in which she worked as a graphic designer, she decided to devote herself anew to her artistic practice, leaving drawing for paper art. She is inspired by Street Art utensils, a Japanese technique for Kirigami and work by the German presenter Lotte Reiniger, and makes portraits cut out of paper, with surprisi…
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