Lauryn Pinard is a London-based Franco-Haitian cross-disciplinary artist and researcher whose practice engages primarily with the body as an archive. Her research draws from her Haitian heritage and investigating rest as a creative practice through an intersectional lens spanning across photography, filmmaking and dance.
Through her process-driven work infused with Afrofuturism and rooted within access and collective world-building, she seeks to uncover utopian occurrences and alternative ways of being within performance.
Lauryn Pinard was recently featured in BlackInk Issue 4. She was also Artist-in-Residence at Academy Mews Dance Studio in autumn 2022 and premiered her film series Moun Dlo as part of the Dancing with Decolonisation 2022 conference. Pinard received the Best Independent Practice and Performance Project Prize 2023 and was finalist for the Black Impact Academic Excellence Award in 2020.
She is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Royal Holloway University of London.