Born in 1993 in Ghent, Belgium. Laura Van Severen is a photographer graduated from KASK School of Arts in Belgium in 2015. Her work focuses on geographical locations, both natural landscapes and inhabited spaces, and how humans interact or interfere with it.
In 2015, Laura was selected as one of belgium’s top ten young talents for the yearly publication .TIFF of the FOMU Photography Museum in Antwerp. She has exhibited in Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, Mexico and Spain and published her first photobook ‘Land’ in 2016 with dutch publishing house The Eriskay Connection.
Laura divides her time between Ghent and Barcelona working on her personal projects and doing commercial assignments. She is currently developing a long-term project focussing on the practice of landfill and waste treatment facilities in the EU.
2016 Graphic Design, Luca School Of Arts, Ghent, Belgium 2015 'Haciendo Libros', photobook workshop with PHREE editorial, Barcelona, Spain 2015 Master of Fine Arts (Photography), KASK School Of Arts, Ghent, Belgium 2013 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography), KASK School Of Arts, Ghent, Belgium
2019 The arrangement of unwanted features, Fuga — Art Photo Bcn, Barcelona, Spain 2018 Despega 2018, C Arte C, Madrid, Spain 2017 Bougie 2017, CBK Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2017 Unexposed Twens 2017, CC Kapel Romaanse Poort, Leuven, Belgium
2017 Land, Galeria Spectrum Sotos, Zaragoza, Spain 2017 Setba Jove 2017, Fundació Setba, Barcelona, Spain 2016 crox 521-525, Croxhapox, Gent, Belgium
2016 Bfoto Emergentes, El Moliné, Barbastro, Spain 2016 Foto Forum Brasschaat, Antverpiagebouw, Brasschaat, Belgium. 2015 .TIFF launch & Artist Talk, FOMU Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium 2015 .TIFF Outdoor Expo, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2015 Graduation 15, KASK/ School Of Arts, Ghent, Belgium 2015 Tumult In Gent, LOD muziekcentrum, Ghent, Belgium 2015 From Where We Stand, Zwarte Zaal, Ghent, Belgium 2013 It’s the poetry, stupid! (curated by ARTWALL), Campo Santo, Ghent, Belgium