© 2018 Marc Ohrem-Leclef


Marc Ohrem-Leclef (German, based in Brooklyn, NY) is a multimedia-artist who completed studies in Communication Design at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in Germany, before relocating to New York City in 1998.

Founding a commercial photography studio that serviced the advertising industry for 15 years, a life-changing experience renewed Ohrem-Leclef's focus on personal long term projects (2012). In an attempt to construct alternate representations and narratives he collaborates with communities-formed by bloodlines or social movement-to address issues of identity and community.

A MacDowell Colony Fellow (2018), he has presented at Columbia University, New School, CUNY and School of Visual Arts, amongst others. Select publications and reviews include Artnews, Artforum, BBC, British Journal of Photgraphy, CityLab, Hyperallergic, Der Spiegel, GUP, Slate, Out.

Ohrem-Leclef’s work has been exhibited in Brazil, Germany, India, Israel, Slovakia. Spain, the Netherlands, UK and US. It is held in the collections of Museo de Arte do Rio (MAR), Rio de Janeiro, and David Dechman, NYC.

OLYMPIC FAVELA, a book of photographs by Marc Ohrem-Leclef with a text by Luis Perez-Oramas (MoMA), was named "best of 2014" by AmericanPhoto Magazine.

Contact + Links

To get in touch to inquire re. a print or book purchase, or to schedule a studio visit, please reach out via email: marcleclef AT gmail.com

Marc's works for sale can also be found at saatchionline.com and artspace.com .

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