Laura Hemming-Lowe (b.1984) is a multidisciplinary artist and performer from Devon, UK. She currently lives and works between Devon and London. Laura studied BA Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths in 2007 and an MA in The Body in Performance at Laban in 2012.
Laura works across media including, and not limited to, performance, audio, film and photography. Her solo work draws upon popular culture, gender politics, self-help culture and consumerism. In 2014 / 2015 she was awarded a residency and commission from Kaleider to create an audio art project titled One More Question. In 2017 she was commisoned to create an audio sound work for Super Normal arts festival with Co_broadcast collective.
She has performed at KW institute for Contemporary Art (2017), Martin Gropius Bau (2016), Royal Academy of Arts (2014), National Theatre Belgrade (2014), Laban (2012/13), CPT(2013), Steinway Hall, (2013), Tate Modern (2012), The Old Vic Tunnels (2012), National Theatre London (2011), Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (2011) & Shunt (2008).
Laura also produces and curates art events that bring together artists and provide a platform where new audiences can engage with performance art and live art. In June 2011 she founded SMASH LAB, a night-time laboratory that occupies spaces outside gallery walls for artists and audiences to experiment and explore performance and live art. She has curated and produced over 14 events featuring emerging and established artists including Bryony Kimmings, Season Butler, Lauren Barri-Holstein, That Pair, Phoebe Davies, New Noveta, Twisted Loaf, Katy Baird and Catherine Hoffman.