Mette Lampcov is a freelance documentary photographer from Denmark and is currently based in the greater Los Angeles area. She studied fine art in London, England and after moving to the United States 10 years ago, studied photography and journalism at UCLA. Her personal work includes projects about violence against women around the world and undocumented migrant workers in California.
Lampcov is currently concentrating on a long term project about water and climate change in California; how climate change and water affects different socioeconomic groups and the landscape surrounding them. This project is part of a 3-year mentorship with Ed Kashi and James Estrin.
Her work has appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times - California today- Heat wave's triple treat
, BuzzFeed - California's Trees Are Dying At A Catastrophic Rate
, Open Society Foundation Instagram
with her work on UN violence against women; on 16th Nov. on Buzzfeed, This is what it's like to live with toxic tap water in Californa
; Sydney Morning Harold - Good weekend magazine section: Photographers Forum Article- photography By Mette Lampcov; and Malibu Magazine - We Need To Talk.
Mette Lampcov is a regular contributor on @everydayclimatechnage and has exhibited with them at Docudays UA, International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Kiev. Noorderlicht Fotogalerie in Groningen- HollandExhibitions
Johns Hopkins University Feb 2018 - Part of 15 Stories of Hope, Change and JusticeRecognitions
iPhone award 2en place IPA 2015 One Shot: Home Honorable Mention
IPA 2014 Honorable Mention-People
IPA 2013 Honorable Mention-Editorial