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Laura San Segundo (Madrid, 1990) is a photographer with a background in Fine Arts and experience in different media including drawing, painting or video. She was part of the 89+ Marathon organized by Serpentine Galleries (London) in 2013 and her work has been selected in several awards including the contest Paisajes del Cuerpo that took place in the OpenPhoto festival during PHE2013. Some of the exhibitions where her work has been exhibited include [aprender, crear, investigar] at the Complutense University (Madrid) or The Peek Show at the Biscuit Factory (London) while she was studying in Camberwell College of Arts, and her first solo show takes place at the Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e Arquitectura in Guimarães (Portugal). In 2015 she wins the XIII Roberto Villagraz Scholarship of Photography to study a Master’s Degree, where she is also recipient of the award Futuro Al Betrayal, as one of the students with more future projection. In 2016 she is selected in the residency program at the studio DDZ (Madrid) and admitted into the PhD program in Fine Arts at the Complutense University (Madrid). She lives and works between Madrid and London.

Selected workshops: Jesús Micó, Juan Valbuena, Javier Vallhonrat, Ricardo Cases, Beatriz M. Barrio, Gervasio Sánchez, Ciuco Gutiérrez, Jon Uriarte, Mónica Allende, María Santoyo, Bego Antón, Kansei Sounds, Cristina García Rodero, Xavier Ribas, Ixone Sabada, Pierre Gonnord, Calle 35, Carlos Spottorno, Eugenio Ampudia, Javier Duero, Simon Norfolk.


EDUCATION

PhD Program in Fine Arts 2016 - 2019
Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

Masters Degree in Contemporary Photography (Distinction) 2015 - 2016
EFTI International Centre of Photography and Cinema, Madrid, Spain

BA Fine Arts 2008 - 2013
Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

BA (Hons) Photography 2nd Year, 2010 - 2011
Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London, UK

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS

Autores en Selección, XIV Fotonoviembre International Biennial of Photography, 2017
III Fotoproyecciones Contest
. Finalist. Santander Photo, 2017
Cátedra Autric Tamayo Grant for Descubrimientos PHE17
. Madrid, 2017
Futuro Al Betrayal Award
, Master´s Degree Distinction. EFTI, Madrid, 2016
DDZ Creative Residence. DDZ Studio, Madrid, 2016
XIII Roberto Villagraz Scholarship of Photography. Recipient. Madrid, 2015
IV Helie Memorial International Photography Competition. Finalist. Villena, 2015
Selected Portfolio. EFTI Network, Madrid, 2015
XII Roberto Villagraz Scholarship of Photography. Finalist. Madrid, 2014
89plus Marathon. SPBH and Serpentine Galleries, London, 2013
Paisajes del Cuerpo Contest. Selected. Alliance Française, Madrid, 2013

SOLO SHOWS

Composiçoes, Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e Arquitectura, Guimarães, 2016

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

3/30 Constructio, Galería Cero, Festival Off PHE 17, Madrid, 2017
Fotoproyecciones, Enclave Pronillo, Santander, 2017
Cotidiano, Cuesta de Moyano, Madrid, 2017
Fotoproyectos 14
, UnoNueve-EFTI, Madrid, 2016
Hacia dónde mirar, MA group show, EFTI, Madrid, 2016
Fotoproyectos 13, Festival Encontros da Imagen, Braga, Portugal, 2016
Modos de mirar, Mulafest (Festival of Urban Trends), Madrid, 2016
Of The Afternoon Pop-Up exhibition, Doomed Gallery, London, 2015
Der Greif Guest-Room, Curated by Timothy Person, 2015
La mujer y el mar
, IV Edition Helie Memorial, Casa de la Cultura de Villena, 2015
[aprender, crear, investigar], UCM and Complutense Art Centre, Madrid, 2014
Proyecto Nudo, Espacio Ciento y Pico, Madrid, 2014
89+ SPBH Slideshow, 89plus Marathon, Serpentine Sackler Galleries, London, 2013
Paisajes del Cuerpo, OpenPhoto, Photo España 2013, Alliance Française, Madrid, 2013
The Peek Show, The Biscuit Factory, London, 2011
Camuflados, College of Fine Arts, Madrid, 2011