Bio

Laura Blight is a photographer and visual artist from Essex, living and working in London. 

Laura's current practice explores the play between the familiar and unfamiliar in domestic environments. Laura adopts a curious and intuitive approach to image making, where presence or rather absence is evidenced, summoning the strange from the everyday.  

Laura is currently participating in the Collective Strategies programme organised by Pic.london in collaboration with London College of Communication. Alongside the Hemera Collective and 17 other participants selected through an open call, she will develop a concept within a group of 6, to produce new work together for a group show in London, October 2019. 

In April 2019, Laura was selected by London Creative Network (LCN) to join a tailored professional development programme for London-based artists and photographers. The programme is delivered by SPACE, Cockpit Arts, Fourcorners and Photofusion. The programme runs until Spring 2020.  

Education 

Distinction, MA Photography, University of the Arts London, 2017 - 2018 

2:1, BA Photography, Middlesex University, 2007-2010 

Upcoming Exhibitions - 2019 

Collective Strategies, Lewisham Art House, October (London)

Salon 19 New Approaches to Photography, Fourcorners Gallery, October (London)

Home Sweet Home, Institut pour la photographie, October - December (Lille) 

Selected & Group Exhibitions 

Beyond the Camera, Pingyao International Photography Festival, September (China) 

Home Sweet Home, July - September (Arles) 

Interiors (PEP), August (Berlin) 

Uprooted, Art Hub Studios, May (London) - 2019 

Fire in the Swimming Pool, Pocko Galley (London) - 2019

Surfaces, Loosen Art (Rome) - 2018 

Umbra: MA Photography Final Show, University of Arts (London) - 2018 

Print Swap, Printspace - (London) 2017 

Art Trail, Scratch Art (Sydney) - 2016 

FreeRange, Truman Brewery -  (London) 2010

 

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