Léa Barbazanges was born in 1985 in Rennes. She lives and works in Strasbourg. She graduated from the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Strasbourg in 2009. Her work has been displayed in private exhibitions, such as the Galerie Xippas in Paris (2014) and in the Ekaterinbourg art centre in Russia (2017). She has also participated in collective exhibitions, such as N’oublions pas que le vertige se prend sur les hauteurs at Kunsthalle de Mullhouse (2010), Au fil des araignées at the Natural History Museum in Paris, and also the Hurrle Museum in Durbach, Germany.
In 2013 she was one of 70 emerging artists to take part in the 58th Salon d’Art Contemporain (Contemporary Art Fair) de Montrouge. The following year, she took up a residency in South Korea. In 2014, she also presented her work at the Domain Pommery (Reims) in l’Expérience Pommery #12. In 2016 and 2017, she took part in the Drawing Now Art Fair at the Carreau du Temple in Paris and was also at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. A graduate of the Institut Français’ “Hors les Murs” programme, she undertook an artist’s residency in Satka in Russia in July 2017.
In 2018, she was part of the collective exhibition L’impermanence at the Fondation Fernet-Branca in Saint-Louis (Alsace), as well as participating in the Voyage à Nantes with Particules, and the second season of the Les Tanneries centre for contemporary art in Amilly.
In November 2019, she displayed her work in collaboration with Sylvain Ravy, director of the Laboratoire de Physique des Solides at the Université́ Paris-sud and researcher at CNRS, at the Festival Arts et Sciences CURIOSITas organised by the Université Paris-Saclay in Massy. In 2020, she will undertake a residency at the Château de Monbazillac and exhibit her work, by invitation of COAL, at the Halle aux Sucres in Dunkirk. Her work will be presented in the L'œil de Huysmans: Manet, Degas, Moreau exhibition at the Musée d'Art.