Sunday, August 12, 2012
After graduating in Art History, Hampton 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 MEP (Maison Européenne de la Photographie) and Foam Museum, Amsterdam. She has been exhibited internationally including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Palazzo Delle Esposizione in Rome and Foam Museum Amsterdam. She co-founded and runs Still/Moving, a not-for-profit organisation that runs photography and film workshops and seminars in London. In May 2011 Contrasto published her first book In the Shadow of Things. Leonie Hampton is currently represented by the Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam.