3—5 / 05 / 2019
La Capella
Antiga Escola Massana
C/Hospital 56,
Barcelona – Spain


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.


2016-... Graphic Design, Luca School Of Arts, Ghent, Belgium
2015 —'Haciendo Libros', photobook workshop with Juan Valbuena of 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


- Group exhibitions

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 Setba Jove 2017, Fundació Setba, Barcelona, Spain
2016 Group exhibition, Croxhapox, Gent, Belgium
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 Rural Layers, Bitume Photofest, Gallipoli, Italy
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 A City under the City skin: a Vanity Fair, Oude Vismijn, Ghent, Belgium
2013 It’s the poetry, stupid! (curated by ARTWALL), Campo Santo, Ghent, Belgium

- Solo exhibitions

2018 Landscape in motion, Centre Cívic Can Deu, Barcelona, Spain
2017 Land, Galeria Spectrum Sotos, Zaragoza, Spain
2016 Bfoto Emergentes, El Moliné, Barbastro, Spain

PUBLICATIONS (paper & online)

2016 'Land' Photobook. More info here.
2016 De Standaard Weekblad, beeldverhaal 'Land'
2016 (Re)cycle (Re)habilitate, A+ Architectuur in België.
2015 .TIFF yearly magazine by Fotomuseum Antwerpen.
2015 'Hermetic Worlds' Urbanautica interview