Michele Asselin


Michele Asselin is a Los Angeles-based photographer whose work explores the impact of the social and physical environment on human experience. She draws on editorial techniques to examine how people and places come to reflect the systems of which they are a part. Asselin worked for the Associated Press in the Middle East while living in Jerusalem. Her portraiture has been featured in the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, Esquire, and New York Magazine among others. Asselin has been an artist-in-residence at the National Domestic Workers Alliance and collaborated on projects with social organizations Street to Home in New York City and The Institute for Facial Paralysis in Los Angeles. She has completed public art commissions in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and The City of Inglewood, California. She is the author of Clubhouse Turn (2020), published by Angel City Press.