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Aislinn Leggett was born in Namur, QC in 1981 and currently lives and works in Montreal, Canada. She was a grant recipient from Conseils des arts et lettres du Quebec in 2008 for her project Lost Faces. That same year, she was featured in Applied Arts Magazine’s emerging artist Young Blood showcase. Her first solo show, Eight Seconds, The Quebec Rodeos was exhibited at various galleries throughout Quebec in 2008 and her work has been published in The Morning News, Burn Magazine, Urbania, among others. Recently, her work was nominated in the fine art category at the New York Photo Festival 2009, she participated in the group exhibit Likeness for the Ottawa Karsh Festival 2009 and in the Daniel Cooney Fine Art Emerging Artist auction in New York. In 2010, she will be showing in a group exhibition at Gallery 44 Center for Contemporary Photography in Toronto.
She is also the editor and curator of Slightly Lucid, a contemporary photography blog that showcases the works of emerging and established artists.