Lawrence Sumulong (b. 1987) is a Filipino American photographer based in New York City and Manila. In 2015, The Lucie Foundation shortlisted him as an “emerging talent with vision and dynamic ideas that challenge and progress the art form of still photography into work that compels”. In 2016, he was a finalist at the Sony World Photography Awards in the Professional – Conceptual category. Among others, his work has been featured internationally by Burn Magazine, Chobi Mela VI, FestFoto – Festival Internacional de Fotografia de Porto Alegre, The GroundTruth Project, Head On Photo Festival, Huck Magazine, the Jorge B. Vargas Museum, Le Monde’s M le magazine du Monde, the Milk Gallery, The New Yorker: Photo Booth, The New York Times, NPR, Photovisa VII: International Festival of Photography, the Somerset House, Verve: The New Breed of Documentary Photographers, and the World Photography Organisation.
The tailspin of routinely traveling through heat, smog, and the crush on the street for hours on end is to…
Lawrence Sumulong | In Answer
At the heart of this series, I am re-envisioning the changes in my family’s life following my father’s death, the…