Self-portrait from the series UnF*ck Me



Lauren Hind is an image maker born of milliner’s and horse traders, engineers and social workers, law makers and organizers.

Her work explores the body as a political cannon for understanding our past, present, and future.

She invites a fearless search for spiritual and artistic practice that honors one’s own experience and culture.

Her films and photographs have been shown worldwide including the 2011 Berlinale and the 2010 International Queer Lisboa Film Festival, among others. Most recently, her series, Bath Boys exhibited as part of the New Orleans’ Contemporary Art Center’s Mark of the Feminine. She has performed with the New Orleans Dyke Bar Project, Black Forest Fancies, with members of Alternate Roots, and as a visiting artist in the Atlanta based symposium: Love/d & Sex/ed.

Lauren is also a devoted practitioner, student and teacher of embodied movement therapy. She teaches restorative yoga, somatic experiencing and self-care classes throughout her community in New Orleans. Her work is trauma-informed and consent-based, making space for each person to safely navigate their own healing journey.