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Born with a rare genetic disease, Ophélie Camélia had an atypical childhood and adolescence, punctuated by hospitalizations. Solitary and feeling alienated from children of her own age, she then finds refuge in drawing and literature, building herself reading avidly the writings of great Asian philosophers.

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Born with a rare genetic disease, Ophélie Camélia had an atypical childhood and adolescence, punctuated by hospitalizations. Solitary and feeling alienated from children of her own age, she then finds refuge in drawing and literature, building herself reading avidly the writings of great Asian philosophers.

After working for over ten years as a make-up artist in the Parisian fashion circles, she is forced to end her career in 2015 for medical reasons.

Today a self-taught artist, Ophélie Camélia seeks through her painting to share her poetic worldview. And at a time where violence is omnipresent in our daily lives, she attempts to show that beauty lies in everything surrounding us, for those who take the time to contemplate them.
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