May 2011

Léonie Hampton

Léonie Hampton is a British photographer who after graduating in Art History, continued her studies in Photojournalism at the London College of Communications. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Paul Huf Award 2009 and the ‘F’ Award for concerned photography 2008. Her work is part of the permanent collection of Maison Européenne de la Photographie, France and Foam Museum, Amsterdam. Her work has been exhibited internationally including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Palazzo Delle Esposizione in Rome and Foam Museum Amsterdam.

In May 2011 Contrasto published her first book
In the Shadow of Things.  

Hampton will celebrate the UK launch of her new book on 12th May 2011. Hampton & her mother will transform an abandoned warehouse into an installation featuring objects found and sorted during the making of the book. 
Thursday 12th May from 18:30. 22 Micawber Street, London, N1 7TS. More info

To review Hampton's feature 'In The Shadow of Things' click here

To review our Archive, featuring April's photographer
Laura Hynd, click here
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