Léonie  Hampton, will give a lecture about Documentary Photography this Wednesday, 26 October 1pm-2pm in Auditorium with a Q&A after in LT 2, at Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design (WSMAD).

For more information about Léonie read below:

Léonie Hampton began her trade age seven with a pink and purple point and push Le Clic camera. She is presently based in the UK and has upgraded to a serious looking camera.

After graduating in Art History, she continued her studies in Photography at the London College of Communication. Her work is represented by the Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam and has been exhibited internationally including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, MACRO and the Palazzo Delle Esposizione in Rome, and Foam Museum in Amsterdam.

Léonie is a part-time teacher for the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography MA at London College of Communication. She co-founded and runs Still/Moving, a not-for-profit organisation that runs photography and film workshops and seminars.

Her biography:

2015 Nominated for a Prix Pictet Award
Nov 12 Awarded a Wellcome Trust Small Arts Grant
May 11 First book ‘In the shadow of things’ nominated for the Deutsche Borse photography prize
Feb 09 Winner of the KLM Paul Huf Award 2009
Oct 08 Winner of the F Award
June 07 Selected by the Magenta Foundation
Jan 07 Winner of the Arts Foundation Fellowship for photography
Apr 06 Selected for the Joop Swart World Press Masterclass
Dec 05 Awarded 15 month scholarship from Fabrica, Italy, to collaborate on the ‘Les Yeux Ouvert’ exhibition at The Pompidou Centre, Paris.
Dec 04 Winner of a Jerwood Photography Award
Mar 04 Selected as one of the Photo District News 30 emerging photographers
Sept 03 Winner of the Tom Webster Award
Jul 03 Winner of the Ian Parry Memorial Scholarship
Jun 03 Winner of the Metro Bursary Award


This is an open lecture. If you are bringing friends please inform security in advance. For further information email Ben Edwards, Course Leader MA Documentary Photography & Photojournalism edwardb@westminster.ac.uk


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