Laura Saunders

Laura Saunders

Laura Saunders is a photographer and filmmaker working in southern Arizona and southwest Virginia. She graduated with distinction from the Documentary Photography & Photojournalism Masters Program at The London College of Communication in 2011. Her work deals with environmental extraction in rural Appalachia, as well as stories rooted in the historical understanding of forced migration, for-profit incarceration, and the growing industry of U.S. border militarization.

She is a member of the Juntos photo cooperative, Women Photograph, and an IWMF fellow. Her work has been exhibited in the U.K. and U.S., and with organizations including the Bronx Documentary Center and Looking at Appalachia. Her work can be found in The InterceptDer SpiegelThe GuardianHigh Country News, and Politico, among others.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Laura Saunders

Sep 252020

Photography, History, and Systems of Power

Join us for a conversation looking back at the origins of photography–how it has been used as a tool of colonialism, and how this legacy still appears today, both culturally and institutionally.

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