Valérie Belin lives and works in Paris. She trained at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Bourges from 1983 to 1988, and then went on to study the philosophy of art at the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne in Paris, where she was awarded a Diplôme d’Études Approfondies in 1989.
Her work has been shown in exhibitions in international venues including the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2015), PHI Center, Montreal, Quebec (2014) . Her work has appeared in several group exhibitions including A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014) Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (2013), Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Brussels (2014) and Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York (2013). Amongst the collections that have acquired her work are the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Maison européenne de la photographie, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art, New York and the National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul.