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Awards (selection):

2020 Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize, longlist

2019 Prix de Pictet, nominee
2019 Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, honorable mention

2018 Lucie Foundation Scholarships, shortlisted
2018 Zilveren Camera, 2nd place

2017 IPFL, shortlisted
2017 Prix de la Photographie, silver
2017 Young Masters Art Prize, highly commended
2017 Belfast PhotoFestival, winner
2017 FotoFilmic, shortlisted
2017 Jacob Riis Documentary Awards, finalist

2016 Life Framer, honorary mention

2015 SO2015, honorable mention
2015 LensCulture, Grant Winner
2015 De Donkere Kamer, 1st place

Exhibitions (selection):

2019 The Self, Marksteeg10 Leiden
2019 Nude Now, Museum Hilversum

2018 I Survived Another Day (SOLO), Museum Bélvedère Heerenveen
2018 I Survived Another Day (SOLO), Assen
2018 Zilveren Camera, Museum Hilversum

2017 The Best Dutch Book Designs, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2017 Photoville, New York
2017 Control, Berlin
2017 Voies Off, Arles
2017 Young Masters, London

2016 Gelaagde Portretten, Amersfoort
2016 In Pursuit Of, Amsterdam
2016 UNFRAMED, Amsterdam

2015 NEW, Amsterdam
2015 Experimental Video and Performance Art Festival, Venice
2015 LensCulture, San Francisco
2015 The Portraiture Collection, Paris


2020 Realities (Patreon Vol 6)
2020 Skin Perceptions (Patreon Vol 5)
2020 Skin Ego (Patreon Vol 4)

2019 Frames & Plates (Patreon Vol 3)
2019 Inconvenient Bodies (Patreon Vol 2)
2019 I Am Beautiful (Patreon Vol 1)

2018 I Survived Another Day, limited edition box with:
 I Survived Another Day
2017 SOLO, The Real Photobook
2016 UCP (monograph)
2016 UCP, handcrafted edition
2015 17 01 09 (monograph)

Online publications (selection):

The HuffingtonPost, The Dailymail, The Mighty, One Newspage, ATTN, Resource Magazine, Redbook Magazine, Yahoo, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Empowering Women.
New Dawn Paper, Linda Nieuws, Vrouw.Nieuws, GGZnieuws, Proud2Bme, Hart van Nederland.
Der Spiegel, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Konbini, Huanqiu.

Interview (Dutch): Radio EenVandaag.

Fairs and lists:

Laura's work has been shown on several fairs, such as Haute Photographie (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020), Fresh Eyes Photo Fair (2020), Unseen Photo Fair (2016), This Art Fair (2015), Amsterdam Art Fair (2016), PAN Amsterdam (2017, 2019), La Quatrième Image (2015) and Photo London (2016).

Also, her photobook UCP is one of The Best Dutch Book Designs of 2016 and, according to Dutch newspaper The Volkskrant, one of the best photobooks of 2016.


MA Visual Arts and Post-Contemporary Practices, AKV|St. Joost, MIVC (2019 - 2021)
Northernlights Masterclass (2017 - 2018)
BA Photoacademy Amsterdam (2014 - 2016, graduated 'with honor')
BA Photoacademy Groningen (2013 - 2014)

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