After initially studying illustration and sociology, Clémence graduated from the International Center of Photography in 2007. In 2008, she was selected for the Joop Swart Masterclass. She is a winner of Magenta Emerging Photographer, the Rodenbach Fund, La Bourse du Talent and PDN 30. Most recently Clémence was awarded the Photography Grant by the Fondation Jean-Luc Lagardère to work on her project about Little People. Her work has appeared in publications such as New York Magazine, Foam, Ojodepez, The Sunday Times Magazine, Mare, Spiegel, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Le Figaro Magazine and Le Monde. She has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in Europe, Asia and the USA. Her photographs are included in the collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France.