After graduating in Art History, Leonie Hampton continued her studies in Photojournalism at the London College of Communications. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Paul Huf Award 2009 and the ‘F’ Award for concerned photography 2008. Her work is part of the permanent collection of MEP (Maison Européenne de la Photographie) and Foam Museum, Amsterdam. Her work has been exhibited internationally including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Palazzo Delle Esposizione in Rome and Foam Museum Amsterdam.
She co-founded and runs Still/Moving, a not-for-profit organisation that runs photography and film workshops and seminars in London.
In May 2011 Contrasto published her first book In the Shadow of Things. In Summer of 2011 she will be artist in residence for the ‘Rome Commission’.
The featured photographer for May 2011 was Leonie Hampton