Laura León, Sevilla (1976) is an award-winning photographer and documentary filmmaker.
Laura has built her professional career in the documental language. She believes that photography must build visual discourses by combining testimonial and creative approaches.
Laura moved from the Art History College to the School of Photography where she studied for three years.
The theories she discovered at the School of Photography and a fellowship in a studio of advertising photography were definitive in the way in which she embraces light in her work.
She began her career in 1996 and since then has worked in many countries for partnership media, agencies, brands and advertising.
Her works have been published in the most prestigious publications worldwide, such as Time Magazine, Fortune, New York Times, Der Spiegel, The Guardian, Xl Semanal, YoDona, Le Monde Magazine, and Wall Street Journal among others.
She is currently based in Seville and continues to work as freelance, mainly for international media as International New York Times (The New York Times’ global edition) and Associated Press, as well as international brands and advertising.
She has been part of many exhibitions and international art fairs such as Stampa in Madrid represented by Cavecanen Gallery. All these experiences have served her to coordinate and supervise many exhibitions in Spain.
During her career, she has been invited to collaborate in many photography books and has been mentioned as one of the most significant women reporter in this contemporary era.
She has published her first book “A chamber inside a camera”
Some of her pictures are part of private collections and National Foundations.