Cara Louwman (The Netherlands, 1967) is a contemporary fine art photographer specialized in creating images that tells a story. She uses photography as a mean to stage an idea and to present new perspectives on contemporary subjects. Her photographs are characterized by the use of multiple layers, both literally and figuratively. She creates images that are often different from a direct representation of reality. A recurring source of inspiration are cabinets of curiosities.
In July 2017, Cara graduated from the University of Applied Photography. Subsequently, she was selected to participate in a one-year BredaPhoto MasterClass Course by photographer Jan Rosseel. Followed by the post academic program 'Photobook: from image to publication' by photographer Niels Stomps at the Fotoacademie.
Cara's photographs have won several awards, including winner category series at Siena Creative Photo Awards 2020 for her series ROOTING and gold at TIFA 2019 for her series Wonder Room.