Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Tom King is a new documentary photographer currently producing work in Mexico. Tom studied Archaeology at The University of Leicester, before completing a Masters in Documentary Photography at the LCC in London in 2009. His work based on destitute refugees in the United Kingdom won the 2009 Amnesty International Student Photojournalism Awards. His current work in Mexico has been published by L'Espresso in Italy, and by FOTO8 in the United Kingdom. For its use of text and images, Bien Fuerte was selected as a finalist in the Lange–Taylor Prize 2013. It was also nominated as a 'UK Winner' in the Magenta Fast Forward Awards 2013, and shortlisted for the Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarship 2013.