Laura Leon was born in 1976 in Seville, southern Spain.
She began her career in 1996 as a staff photojournalist for the Spanish newspaper El Diario de Andalucía.
In 2005, she began doing freelance work and moved to the Middle East to cover the Israeli-Palestinian conflict mainly in Gaza.
Since then, she has reported on Uzbekistan’s Aral Sea, India’s and China’ social issues, Kosovo’s independence, South Africa before the World Cup, Senegal-Guinea Bissau- Morroco and Spain´s immigration, the Arab Spring’s displaced people in the Libyan-Tunisian border.
From 2007 to 2012 she collaborated for the Spanish newspaper Publico for Spain and North Africa.
Her works have been published in Time Magazine, Fortune, New York Times, Der Spiegel, The Guardian, Xl Semanal, YoDona, Le Monde Magazine, Wall Journal Street among others.
She is currently based in Seville and continues to work as freelance developing works on reporting and art director for international medias and ad projects focusing in a creative and narrative lenguage.
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