Alma Haser

The United Kingdom, London The Photographers' Gallery

Alma Haser (b. 1989) is a German-born and British-based portrait photographer. Haser merges collage, inventive paper- folding techniques and photography in her practice. Expanding the dimensions of traditional portrait photography, she creates futuristic flattened-paper sculptures which are at once intriguing and disturbing. Her latest work experiments with photographic 3D sculptures using her unique origami paper folding technique. Haser studied Photography in Art Practice she has been at Nottingham Trent University. Shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize in 2012 and has won several awards including The Magenta Foundation's Bright Spark Award in 2013. She was shortlisted for the LUMA Dummy Book Awards Arles, France 2015 and the 2nd edition of her photobook Cosmic Surgery will be published this year.