© 2013 - 2019 LAURA LAASIK ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Education

 

2018 - 2020 - Master of Photography, Aalto University, Helsinki, FIN
2013 - 2018 - Bachelor of Fine Art + Honours degree, Academie Minerva, Groningen, NL

2006 - 2011 - Graphic Design, Tartu Kunstikool, EST

Nominations and Grants

01.2019 - KULKA Stipend 

(Estonia)

06. 2018 - Nomination for Klaas Dijkstra Academieprijs

(Groningen, NL)

08 - 09. 2017 Groot Brugmans Reisstipendium

(Groningen, NL)

BIO

 

Laura Laasik (b.1989) is a photographer from Estonia.

 

She is a collector of images and stories, often using this material to assembles constructed visual narratives. In her latest project, Three Weddings, Laasik traveled to Udmurtia, Russia, home of the ethnic Udmurt people in order to document their traditional ceremonies surrounding life and death. This work sees the artist combining aspects of traditional documentary photography with found photos, private archive material, and family photo albums. 

Laasik is currently doing her MA in photography at Aalto University,

Helsinki, Finland. 

Contact: laura.laasik@gmail.com

Exhibitions and Residencies

 

Selection of exhibitions

Upcoming:

01.2020 - "Spaced" group exhibition in the Finnish Museum of Photography

 

 

Past:

04. 2019 - AMUSE residency in Lithuania, organized by Malta Society of Arts, http://artsmalta.org/amuse-project

09. 2019 - Exhibition in Malta in Palazzo de la Salle, Valletta, 2019.

https://www.facebook.com/Artistic-Multi-Sensorial-Experiences-AMUSE-439761703051856/

09. 2018 - AMUSE residency in Leeuwarden, organized by Malta Society of Arts, http://artsmalta.org/amuse-project

06. 2018 - Eindexamen Exhibition http://www.mistermotley.nl/art-everyday-life/graduation-show-minerva-academy-headliners

(Suikerunie, Groningen, NL)

03. 2018 - "Exchanging Dialogues" - A collaborative project with the University in Hanoi, https://www.facebook.com/Exchanging-Dialogues-207718256474423/?ref=br_rs

(Hanoi, Vietnam)

02. 2018 - 24h Residency in Kunsthuis SYB, http://kunsthuissyb.nl/

(Beetsterzwaag, NL)

07. 2017 Summer school in Het Vijfde Seizoen and FOTODOK, 

http://www.vijfde-seizoen.nl/nl/

https://www.fotodok.org/
(Den Dolder and Utrecht, NL)

06. 2017 Residency in Kunstlerhauser Worpswede, 

https://www.kuenstlerhaeuser-worpswede.de/

(Worpswede, GE)