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Alma Haser London, United Kingdom

Alma Haser creates kaleidoscopic cubist portraits by folding photos into origami structures and then photographing them again over the original same-size photo portraits.

About Alma Haser

Alma Haser graduated in 2010, completing her BA (Hons) in Photography in Art Practice at Nottingham Trent University.

Bilingual in English and German, she comes from a family steeped in arts and the creative industries, both in the UK and in Europe.

Aged 13, she accompanied her mother and younger brother on a round-the-world trip, culminating in a six-month stay on the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. Travel continues to be one of her great passions.

After exploring with self-portraiture, and then moving to London Alma started to create a strong body of portraits which have got her a lot of recognition. Chosen by the British Journal of Photography as one of the four best graduates of 2010, her work has featured in 10 exhibitions internationally. Her Cosmic Surgery series received third place peoples choice award at the Foto8 Summer Show 2012 and most recently 'The Ventriloquist,' a portrait of two friends, was shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize shown at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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