Laura Stevens is an English photographer based in Paris, holding a BA in Art and Design and an MA in Photography from the University of Brighton.
Stevens’ series of narrative portraits represent and fictionalise personal situations, using cinematic drama and painterly aesthetics along themes of intimacy, relationships and loss.
Her work has been exhibited internationally, in the National Portrait Gallery, The Latvian Museum of Photography, The Centre for Fine Art Photography, Arles Photography Open Salon, Encontros da Imagem and the Singapore International Photography Festival. Stevens was selected for the PHPA 2014, The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2013, the Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward Emerging Photographers 2012, received medals in the Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2014 and 2012 and an honourable mention in the Lens Culture Exposure Awards 2011.
Alongside her dedication to long-term personal projects, she is a regular contributor for the press, for publications such as The Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Le Monde and Forbes Magazine, as well as photographing for NGOs.
How suddenly-single women in Paris deal with emotional relationship break-ups, and all that is attached to that sense of loss.