Karine Lebrun was born on May 17, 1974 in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. She currently lives in the 19th arrondissement. In secondary school she specialized in literature, then studied sociology, photography, the visual arts and multimedia at university. She has taught digital arts at the École Européene Supérieure d’Art in Quimper, Brittany, since 2006. Her work explores everyday social codes, interrelationships, systems of communication, and modes of language that construct human beings and human viewpoints.