Based in New York & LA
A natural born storyteller, fascinated by human nature, Lesly is passionate about conveying any emotions in a subtlest way. She often depicts small moments of personal reflections and candid wonderments.
As an engaged artist, her authenticity lead her to shed light on under represented voices. As seen on her last series for Google x The Guardian, who portrays 3 black activists.
She thrives to tell the most genuine and surprising stories constantly taking new steps to capture a reality that can be visualized and enhanced.
In 2017, Lesly explores the body movement and questions the urban space by performing «Les Enfants Bizarres» with the dancers of Christine & The Queens.
In 2018, she directs her first music videos. In "Auaati" of Léonie Pernet, she tells the true story of a poet activist, queer and muslim, who had to fled Darfour to US just to discover she'll had to struggle with political crisis regarding immigration.
In 2019, she released her first feature documentary « Trip ». An immersion in the new queer underground scene of Paris, looking for their own freedom. The film premiered at Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bordeaux and at the Festival Chéries-Chéris in Cinemas MK2 Paris.
STORY OF A HAT / Fashion film
Winner Fashion Film Festival of Chicago 2019
TRIP / Feature documentary
Festival International du Film Independant de Bordeaux 2019
Festival Cheries-Cherie 2019
HOUSE / Kiddy Smile
Infracourts France Televisions 2016
MEMOIRES VIVES / Mamika
Infracourts France Televisions 2015