About the Series

Lauren Simpson

Lauren Simpson is a photographer who is all too familiar with stories of sexual harassment, unsolicited advances and unwanted behaviours. As a runner, she is someone who has experienced various degrees of assault throughout her competitive running carrier - causing her the urge to run as fast and as far away from these moments; feelings of guilt and shame coursing through her, much like many other women who experience similar or more serious forms of assault. Lauren uses her photography to provide a podium for these women; she engages her audience in a discussion around who these women are and who they could be.

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