Paris Photo and ORLAN

ORLAN, always in capitals Please…is a pioneer of carnal art, a form of self-portraiture that utilizes body modification to distort one’s appearance. She adopted the pseudonym “ORLAN” in 1971.

ORLAN is a friend of ASVOFF and was the President of ASVOFF 5. Her career has been often imitated but there is only one real ORLAN.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.