Marguerite Bornhauser was born in 1989 and lives and works in Paris. After studying literature and journalism, she joined the National School of Photography in Arles and graduated in 2015.
Her first solo show was at the museum of European Photography in Paris (MEP) in 2019. Her work has been shown in several art institutions, galleries and art festivals in many different countries such as France (Paris, Arles, Toulouse, Deauville) Cincinnati, London, Brussels, Portugal, Istanbul, Switzerland and shortly in Japan. Her work has also been exhibited in public spaces; the subway in Paris and billboards in USA with the Cincinnati art museum.
Marguerite Bornhauser adds editorial work to her photographic research. Her first self published book, Plastic Colors, was selected among the finalists of the first book award of Mack books in 2015 and published in 2017. Her book „8“ was published by Poursuite in 2018. In 2019 she published Red Harvest with the same publisher. She published her fourth book with Editions La Martinière in 2021 and is about to publish her fifth book.
She also collaborates with french and international magazines and newspapers as a photo journalist and portrait photographer while working as a fashion photographer also.