Laura Pannack

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2010, 1st prize singles, Portraits

Laura Pannack is a London-based photographer. She was educated at the University of Brighton, and at Central Saint Martins School of Art. Her work has been extensively exhibited and published both in the UK and internationally, including at The National Portrait Gallery, the Houses of Parliament, Somerset House, and the Royal Festival Hall, all in London.

In 2010, Pannack was awarded first prize in the Portrait Singles category of the World Press Photo contest. She has also won, or been shortlisted for, several other awards, such as from the Magenta Foundation, the Sony World Photography Awards, and the Lucie International Photography Awards. Pannack recently received the Vic Odden Award from the Royal Photographic Society, for notable achievement by a British photographer under 35. Her work focuses on social documentary and portraiture, and seeks to explore the complex relationship between subject and photographer.

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