Email: williamlakin1@gmail.com


Instagram: @williamlakin


Exhibitions

2017 - Changing States, Middlesex MA graduate show, Four Corners Gallery, London.
2017 - Carte Blanche Student Award, Paris Photo / Picto Foundation, Gare du Nord, Paris.
2016 - The Pursuit of Happiness, Encontros da Imagem Festival, Braga, Portugal.
2016 - Seeds, Vortigern Gallery, Margate.
2014 - 2015 -RPS International Print Exhibition, (touring exhibition), UK.
2014 - Yixian International Photo Fastival, Huangshan, China.
2014 - Sojourn, Hastings Arts Forum, Hastings.
2014 - Octet, St Mary in the Castle, Hastings. 
2014 - New Work from Malta and Mexico, Rothermere House, Hastings.
2014 - Magnum Photos / The Photography Show 30 under 30, The NEC, Birmingham.
2014 - Nuit de la Photographie, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
2013 - SFR Jeunes Talents, Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris.
2013 - Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London.
2013 - Telling Stories, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks, Kent.
2013 - Portrait of Contemporary Youth / D&AD / Dazed and confused, Neu Gallery, London.
2013 - D&AD New Blood, Spitalfields Market, London.
2013 - Laboratory, Middlesex University degree show, The Truman Brewery, London.
2013 - Middlesex Interim exhibition, The Underground Gallery, London.


Awards

2018 - Mack First Book Award - Nomination.
2017 - Paris Photo / Picto Foundation, Carte Blanche Student Award.
2016 - Encontros da Imagem Festival, Discovery Award.
2014 - Royal Photographic Society 157th Print Exhibition - Under 30s Gold Award.
2014 - Fotofilmic'14 - shortlisted.
2014 - Magnum Photos 30 under 30.
2013 - SFR Jeunes Talents / Paris Photo Award.
2013 - Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize - shortlisted.
2013 - D&AD Student Yellow Pencil.


Publications

2017 - Art Press - Carte Blanche Award.
2017 - AirBnb Magazine - Beirut's Vibrant LGBTQ Scene.
2014 - Hunger, Issue Six, On Tour I - Magaluf.
2014 - Prism Magazine, Florida Club.
2013 - BJP, Editors Choice - Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.
2013 - Dazed and Confused, A Portrait of Contemporary Youth.


Blogs / Web / Articles

2017 - Huck Magazine - A Glimmer of Accountability.
2017 - Fotoroom - Good Times for Free.
2014 - Trip Magazine - On Tour.
2014 - icantakephotos - Florida Club.
2014 - Left A Bit - Florida Club.
2014 - Hunger TV - On Tour I - Magaluf.
2014 - Fotofilmic'14 - Shortlist feature.
2014 - Mull It Over - Interview.
2014 - Fotografia Magazine Online - Portraits.
2014 - Darwin Magazine, Marina - Undercliff.
2013 - Hunger TV, weekly feature for August.
2013 - Now Here This, Timeout London, Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.
2013 - Dust Magazine Online.


Education

2015 - 2017 - Middlesex University, MA Photography.
2014 - Magnum Professional Practise Workshop.
2010 - 2013 - Middlesex University, BA Hons photography.


Teaching & Talks

2017 - 'The Photograph Deceives and shows that it Deceives' - Paris Photo Platform - Paris. 
2017 - Miniclick Photo Talks - Brighton.
2016 - 'The Extraordinary Everyday' - Institution of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London.
2014 - PhotoHastings, Sojourn Talk - Hastings.
2014 - Photology, PhotoHastings / Brighton Photo Fringe - Hastings.
2014 - current - Middlesex University - London.

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