“Mouldy & Carla”
At the age of 24, Laura has recently received first prize in the portrait Singles category of the World Press Photo awards. Her work has also won and been shortlisted for a total of 15 other awards since June 2008 and has been published and exhibited world-wide. These awards include first place in the Hotshot International Next Perspective Award, The Terry O’Neill Awards, The Taylor Wessing Prize 2009, The D&AD Awards and The Magenta Foundation Award 2009 and recently 2010. She was chosen as the ‘Judges Choice’ at the Nikon Discovery Awards and was a finalist for the BJP 2009 Project Assistance Awards. Her work has been extensively exhibited, including being shown in The National Portrait Gallery in London as part of the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2009. Laura was selected as a YPU member and is on Talentpool on the D&AD website having being commended for her work on Alzheimer’s in the D&AD awards. Some of her clients and publications include The Saturday Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Guardian Weekend, The Mental Health Foundation, The COI, Dazed & Confused Magazine, Seesaw Magazine, Hotshoe and BJP.
Selected by Natasha Egan, Curator and Executive Director at the Museum of Contemporary Photography.