Léonie Hampton featured in May Firecracker
Firecracker’s featured photographer for May is Léonie Hampton, who was 2008 finalist for the IM Award for her project “In the Shadow of Things.” Firecracker is an online platform dedicated to supporting European women photographers. Léonie Hampton is a British photographer who after graduating in Art History, 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
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, France 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. In May 2011 Contrasto published her first book: In the Shadow of Things.